Once a year…

True to my 2019 Challenge to not have ANY Cocoa-Cola, I ended the year the way I had planned on last New Year's Eve, by having Coke to celebrate the New Year. Greg ended up finding a case of Mexican Coke (made with cane sugar, not corn syrup like the US version) at Sam's Club... Continue Reading →

Where your story comes from matters…

This morning I was listening to a video on Impact Theory with Marisa Peer talking about how the way we think about things determines how successful (or unsuccessful) we are in regard to things we want for ourselves. I have long known that finding the root cause of where the stories we tell ourselves come... Continue Reading →

Knowing is half the battle…

Well, today has been quite the learning experience. After almost 13 years post-op, you would think I would have mastered my dietary needs by now, especially being as stats driven as I am. Today, I had my 3-week surgical follow-up after my hernia & bowel obstruction surgery. I have been severely fatigued for almost the... Continue Reading →

The Comfort of a Bad Habit…

This past weekend I was in Portland, OR for The West Coast Planners Candy Shop, which is, you guessed it, a planner convention. I had an amazing time and met so many wonderful people I cannot even put the weekend into words. Just trust me when I say, it was worth every penny spent! I... Continue Reading →

Today is a WIN!

So, it seems that I just ended September with the best stats I have had…in well over a year. My run goal for 2019 was to hit 30 miles a month, and I have missed that goal a couple of months this year due to my neck injury. However, in September I ran 46.69 miles,... Continue Reading →

Finding Moxie…

Last night was 5k Wednesday. Like most Wednesdays, I found myself at my favorite local park and I immediately got into exercise mode. I love this particular park because it has great hills, clear paths, and perfect scenery. Aside from the millennials riding motorized skateboards and scooters while paying too much attention to their phones,... Continue Reading →

Clearing out my closet & my past…

For many folks who have Netflix, the world of Kon Mari has been cracked wide open. For the planner world, she's someone we have followed since she came out with her book a few years ago "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of decluttering and organizing. In my 2019 Goals, (which I... Continue Reading →

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