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2018 Goals in Review

2018: A year that changed dramatically from what was planned. Still, progress was made. The items in blue were accomplished. Items in red were not. Items in green are partial. Painting Keep painting Finish the commission that is taking FOREVER Do RB homework Write at least once a week (goal on Sunday) about your art Attend critique group (did a…

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How’s the blogging going – 2018 version

For each of the five years I have been blogging, I have posted a fairly geeky post about my progress and numbers. It’s something I look forward to, and it helps me get an idea of what the next year might look like. Posts and Other Numbers   2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Posts 158 124 71 64 112 Sessions…

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Mid year check in on 2018 goals

I got to thinking about goals, so I decided to check in on my 2018 goals. Green is doing well or accomplished, black is no progress, pink is… I have an excuse. Painting Keep painting Finish the commission that is taking FOREVER Do RB homework Write at least once a week (goal on Sunday) about your art Attend critique group…

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Healthy Steps – Week 8

This was a challenging week for me; a three-day weekend, a trip, several stressful meetings, and a slow period at work. Any one of these can and did trigger my desire to eat EVERYTHING. I didn’t eat EVERYTHING, but I certainly did eat plenty. Thus, is was a pleasant surprise when I was down .4 pounds for a total of…

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Healthy Steps – Week 7

This week I was down 3.8 pounds. This makes a total of 20.6 pounds (12.2 of those in this year) removed and… drum roll please… 5% of my starting weight. Weight Watchers doesn’t celebrate this milestone anymore, but I’m going to because I need the validation! So I was thinking this evening about all this and if I feel any…

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Healthy Steps – Week 6

In spite of a week that in some ways got the best of me, I am down another 1.6 pounds this week! Frankly, it seems like a miracle because there was A LOT of emotional eating in there. But my goals, small though they were, were there and at the end of the week progress was made. Tracking – 5…

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Healthy Steps – Week 5

Another 1.2 lost! I’m very pleased with myself! I am also trying to get another project done tonight, so I’m just going to reiterate my goals (still, no change….) with last week’s status in paraenthesis: Tracking – 7 days, 3 in “blue dot” zone (none last week) Have 1 Frapachino in the morning (4 of 7 days) Eating my prepared…

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Healthy Steps – Week 4

On Tuesday, I posted this picture on Weight Watcher’s social media app “Connect.” I also contacted the WW help app to grumble and be reminded about “long term goals.” This was after a week of tracking, three days in the “blue dot zone”, and seven days of hitting my FitBit 10,000 steps a day. Did I give into chocolate? Yes,…

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Healthy Steps – Week 3

Right off the bat… I lost 3.6 pounds this week. I’m a little surprised, but so thrilled. It wasn’t a stellar week, and my steps were absolutely tiny, but at least I’m heading in the right direction. Once again, I’m not ready to take on more, so I’m going to stick to my basic set of goals. Tracking – I’d…

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A new “Little” adventure

Today, after months of planning, the final “feature” of my summer garden re-do was installed. Meet Little Free Library, charter # 67289. In December, the LFL website had some pretty good sales, so as a “Santa” present, I got myself a library. I had to paint it (harder than it looks because the hardware had a special screw)… But the…

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