Have you ever had a habit that you suddenly wonder why you continue to do it? Last week after my doctor’s appointment and the sudden realization that I had no idea how much protein I consume on a daily basis, I downloaded a couple of food tracking apps to start tracking how much protein I... Continue Reading →
13 Weird, Cool & Creatively Different things about Me!
Right off the bat, most folks associate the number 13 with bad luck but for me, it’s always been my lucky number. I was born on the 13th and the number 13 has always made me happy. It’s not even really a numbers thing, I have always been a much bigger fan of the number... Continue Reading →
Life should be a Snow Globe, not an Hour Glass!
This past weekend I was in Atlanta, GA for DragonCon 2019. I have been going to DragonCon for about 14 years now. I started going because of my friend Johnny, I met in high school, who introduced me to the world of science fiction conventions and henceforth, changed my life. Each year a group of... 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 →
Back to my comfort zone…and my Hobonichi’s.
I know many of you out there gave #OneBookJuly a whirl and while I did follow through with my plan for the month of July, I am so happy to be back in the comfort of my Hobonichi planners. I wrapped up July and put away my personal size Filofax Finsbury with a great sigh... Continue Reading →
Don’t Count the Days…Make the Days Count!
As most of you who follow my blog know, I am an avid data tracker. So NOT counting days is a very foreign concept to me overall. However, when I heard this quote from Mohammad Ali yesterday, it stuck with me. So much so, I had to look it up once I got home a... Continue Reading →
#OneBookJuly How I am participating…
What is #onebookjuly and how I am setting up my planners to participate.
My Three R’s…
Reset. Refresh. Restart. That's how June typically goes for me. I spend the month resetting myself, my priorities, my body, and my mind. Even though this year is a bit different than the last 5 years, as I am not coming off an exhausting fighting campaign, I still find myself ready to get my fresh... Continue Reading →
Finding your stride…
Yesterday, after work during my 5k run in the park, I got passed by a gentleman who was literally walking faster than I was running. He was about a foot taller than me and he had an extremely LONG stride, but even after realizing that, there was still something else about him that stuck out... Continue Reading →
Changing your narrative can change your life, even if you don’t want it to…
Recently, I started a vlog series on my YouTube channel that is geared more towards my athlete side, instead of my planner side. I just do short little vlog updates, talking about what it takes to be a bariathlete, which is a term used for someone who has gone through bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)... Continue Reading →