On April 12, 2019 I hit my 12-year post op anniversary. On April 13th, I ran a 10k and beat my last PR by 2 minutes. When you run, you have a lot of time to just be alone in your head and while this year the anniversary date didn't sneak up on me, I... Continue Reading →
One of the things that we, as planners, try to do is track our ‘self-care’. Whether it’s finding an hour a week to do something special for yourself, like I do in my “Finding Fifty Two Challenge”, or going out of your way to do something nice for yourself, we all love to talk about... Continue Reading →
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 →
As I round out my birthday week, which I affectionately call "AmyPalooza" I find myself wanting to do another birthday to birthday challenge for myself. For those of you who followed me back then, when I turned 50, I did "50 Firsts before my 51st" and I did 50 things I had never done before.... Continue Reading →
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 →
A New Year's Resolution is a tradition, in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behavior, to accomplish a personal goal or otherwise improve their lives.
"Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water." - Bruce Lee In 1993 I went to a movie premiere with friends. It was "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story". I became enamored with his teachings, and wanted to learn Jeet Kune Do so badly, but... Continue Reading →
Yesterday, April 12, 2017 was my 10 year post-op anniversary of my Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass surgery. Had that surgery not occurred, I would not be here today. I was told within minutes after coming out of anesthesia that I was lucky I had my surgery when I did. In two years max, I would have... Continue Reading →