Day Forty-Eight ~ September 19, 2018
Spent most of the day cleaning things up around the house, especially from my son’s room. I did a little re-arranging in there too. It kind of surprises me at how messy he can be and yet I know just how chaotic most ten-year old rooms actually are so it shouldn’t be remotely shocking! Some things are definitely age appropriate with him and some things most certainly are not haha
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Day 86 ~ February 1st, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: whiffler ~ someone who shifts opinions often.
Today’s Calendar Quote: “He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened.” — Lao Tzu
I decided to start a collage a day for a year as of today! I will post the photos of each daily piece on my Instagram here.
I’m going to try out some other art mediums involved with my clippings and see what I can come up and hopefully keep it interesting too. It should be do-able because they don’t have to be big pieces, but the option to do that is available as well. Excited to see what I end up creating every day!
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Day 61 ~ January 7th, 2018
I think sometime this week I’m going to be heading to a beginner’s class for pole dancing with a friend of mine! I don’t have all the details yet, but I’m looking forward to it and it’s on my bucket list (#50). Plus, I’m stoked to be doing this with a friend so we can have fun and be newbies together haha
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Day 21 ~ November 28th, 2017
It’s starting to get cold again. The warm break in the winter weather was so lovely and it seems its moving back to the regular chilliness again, but can’t complain too much considering where I live typically doesn’t get a ton of snow or extreme frigid temps either.
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Day 1 ~ Your current relationship status.
My relationship status is common-law. I prefer using the term covivant, which means a man/woman living together without being married, but no one knows what I mean when I say that 😛
I am not pro-marriage at all. I think it works for some people and I am happy for them, I’ve been to some lovely weddings. To me, it simply seems like a money grabbing event. You don’t need to be married to share your lives, to be committed to each other, have kids, or celebrate a yearly anniversary. We do a BBQ most years and every other year we touch up our finger tattoos. It works and I am happy ^_^
I finally sat down yesterday to take a look through my list and complied what I am working on at the moment or going to be starting now/soon.
(#2) Learn all songs by all artists/bands that I own and review/rate
~ This is always in progress! I might need to put a “ban” on acquiring new music for a time period so I actually make some forward progress 😛 I do have a few Music Review drafts that I just need to finish up and then I can post them. Lately, I am listening to Kpop and some older artists like Phil Collins, Goo Goo Dolls, and Bryan Adams.
(#12) Learn to box and/or kickbox
~ I got a few tips after a particular grueling class this summer with a friend and I practice several times a week at home. So glad I have my own equipment at home! Plus, I added Pylometric training into my workout regime and upped my plank routine too. It is no joke! Seriously. I would like to take a regular class eventually but for now this is adequate.
(#42) Get over my fear of heights
~ I am actually going to mark this one off. This summer I went rappelling and climbed the side of a cliff without any ropes(!), I would have gotten further if my arms weren’t off the short, t-rex variety! I wouldn’t say that heights don’t scare me anymore but I don’t let it stop/immobilize me from doing something anymore if it’s up high. This is an amazing feeling!! I need to give my brothers a huge thank you because the motivation of not being teased for the foreseeable future is rather great haha *thumbs up*
I’m Grateful For/That…
(1) I do push-ups or sit-ups to warm myself up instead of turning up the heat
(2) I get to make a short morning exercise program for Hulkhands!
(3) my mom taking my son for a sleepover tonight! (Thanks Mom :))
(4) I get to spend the evening ringing in the new year with some of my favourite people *excited happy dance*
(5) new beginnings and adventures!! Bring on 2015!!!
This is all DONE as of today and it was actually a lot of fun most days! I am a rather optimistic person so I didn’t find it too challenging but there were some days where it was close to impossible to find five things to be grateful for in a 24 hour period. I think that anyone who does this will definitely find by the end of it that they will be a little more cheerful and you’ll find less things to complain about in any situation/setting 😀