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Easy German YouTube Videos -- watching for two years now
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      3 comments

(Thought of mine: return to this post and update; fun to keep track of learning) I need to get away from multi-tasking, but I have changed from continued watching of early morning news and opinion programs to turning on YouTube and viewi... Read more
Thinking about clothes
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      4 comments

I am about to clean out closet and drawers. And, thankfully, I know of a yard sale coming up where I can donate things for a good cause. In this particular case, Purple Olympics. As I was sitting here at the computer, logging my breakfast... Read more
Week 2 (beginning) of Spring 5% Challenge
Monday, April 12, 2021      3 comments

I did fairly well at intentionally filling bottles of H2O ahead of time last week. I will be keeping that up and working to drink at least 3 x 700 ml = 2100 ml of water > eight 8oz cups of water. This week the challenge is to track everyt... Read more
last half of Week 1 Spring 5% Challenge
Thursday, April 08, 2021      2 comments

My team for this SP challenge is the Awesome A Team. We landed fifth out of 12 teams. That means we accrued our point goal (exercise minutes and cups of water points) by Wednesday about an hour after the fourth place team. I can do a littl... Read more
Week One of Spring 5% challenge includes drinking lots of water
Saturday, April 03, 2021      4 comments

I think having a "Do" as opposed to a "Do Not" this first week of the challenge could be a way that I personally start off with some success. Here is part of the description from one of our team challenge threads.: "Spread drinks of wa... Read more
I have joined the Spring 5% challenge for 2021...starts April 3
Tuesday, March 23, 2021      3 comments

I am looking forward to learning more and sharing in the support of the team members this Spring. ... Read more
A great Winter 5% Challenge
Saturday, March 06, 2021      3 comments

And I made some progress this past 8 weeks...I lost 2.198% of my starting weight. Here is to a new attempt when we start our Spring 5% Challenge.... Read more
A running thread as I prepare...
Friday, March 05, 2021      4 comments

Fridays I have more freedom with my schedule than some other days. I really want to be productive today, so I thought I would follow my day via this particular blog post. Could be r-e-a-l-l-y dry reading... Goal: To counter act what I... Read more
Preparing for the IBC "In Between Challenge
Thursday, March 04, 2021      4 comments

One of our Awesome A Team leaders posted: "Wednesday's Tip - Accountability (Noun): The act of holding yourself or others responsible for meeting certain standards through leadership, maturity, self-esteem and action. Accountability is a... Read more
A new short term goal...
Wednesday, March 03, 2021      2 comments

My best friend from high school is going to drive down from Indiana in April, bringing another one of our HS friends. I think this is an opportunity to remember why its so good to be healthy, fit, and flexible (physically, mentally, emotionally,... Read more
Pride versus Compulsion. Procrastinator needs to schedule.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      3 comments

I am one who can get absorbed into a moment, an activity, or a funky mood. One might think that is intentional focus, but when I reflect upon some of those times I can identify escapism maybe? And other times I can remember putting off priority... Read more
Sunday a.m.
Sunday, February 14, 2021      0 comments

Middle TN is anticipating significant snow starting tonight. For our region, that can be 3 - 5 ". many times we do not end up getting snow, but I am sure it will be cold and messy. My class and I wrapped up our first 3 weeks of the semest... Read more
Giving myself some credit for little steps in healthy direction
Saturday, February 13, 2021      2 comments

For starters, yay me.... for writing down (be it sloppy) a list "To Do" from which I am scratching off items. Included in that list was: logging into SP, type an SP blog entry, do laundry, complete order from Amazon, pay bill for lesson. ... Read more
I made a Spark Recipe
Saturday, January 09, 2021      11 comments

and I am going to try to freeze a third of what is left of a double batch. MMMM... Carrot Ginger soup with freshly grated ginger and fresh minced garlic. ... Read more
Planning and goal setting... can I follow thru?
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      8 comments

I have learned over the months/years as I have participated in SP 5% Challenges that planning, journaling and goal setting can be a big help when I try to change to healthier habits. I have also observed that I can have good intentions and have ... Read more

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