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I like to use a calendar to map out my goals, whether short-term ones or the long term one, and I use colored pencils and even stickers on it. It's just a fun visual thing to do. ( I found a web-site where you can print a calendar page for each month with very little ink, any month you want.)
(just click on "view printable calendar" at the bottom of the month you want and print)
I love ice cream and I have started putting the day on my calendar and when I eat out for a meal I don't have ice cream that week. SO I put the meal on the calendar also to track both and not indulge twice in one week on the same thing.
Inspired by Keep Only One Calendar tip: I use the Calendar program on my computer (linked to my e-mail), and enter both work and personal appointments. I enter everything in my work calendar, and make sure to send a "meeting invitation" to my personal e-mail, and DH's personal and work e-mails. This way, the family calendars, DH's work and my work calendars are all synchronized. We know where we're supposed to be, and don't double book
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