New Years Resolutions 2021 The things I resolve to do.

Challenge: Work Resolution: Make a Meaningful Change

My goal here is a little ambiguous. I work for a company that I love. I am so grateful to them for everything they have...

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Challenge: Health Resolution: Pilates, Hiking, Maintain Weight

So, I know this sounds weird, but my goal is not really specific anymore. From March 2020 to December 2020, I lost over...

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Challenge: Money Resolution: Debt Free by 2022

I have debt. Don’t we all? Nothing to be ashamed of I guess, but I want out. Also, immigrating to Scotland...

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Challenging Myself The goals and challenges I have set for myself.

Challenge: Work Resolution: Make a Meaningful Change

2021 Resolutions, Challenges

My goal here is a little ambiguous. I work for a company that I love. I am so grateful to them for everything they have allowed me to accomplish. I want to give back. I want to make a meaningful change. Something that...

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Challenge: Health Resolution: Pilates, Hiking, Maintain Weight

2021 Resolutions, Challenges

So, I know this sounds weird, but my goal is not really specific anymore. From March 2020 to December 2020, I lost over 60 lbs. I am happy where I am weight wise. If I lose a little that’s fine, but I don’t...

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Challenge: Money Resolution: Debt Free by 2022

2021 Resolutions, Challenges

I have debt. Don’t we all? Nothing to be ashamed of I guess, but I want out. Also, immigrating to Scotland sometime in 2022, I want to be free of debt for a good fresh start. I think the only debt I will have when...

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Finding Myself Out There The most difficult roads lead to the best adventures...

Buzzard’s Roost

Hiking

This is a short hike there and back with a loop in the middle. Its mostly uphill till you get to the roost, then downhill on the way back. The view is absolutely amazing. The scenery on the way is the beautiful black...

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Lover’s Leap Loop

Hiking

This was an interesting walk. We started at the parking lot, and went left. Maybe that was a bad choice because there was A LOT of uphill. We got through it, got to the “Lover’s Leap” and it was a...

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Grace Coolidge Fishing Area – There and back trail.

Hiking

The first OFFICIAL hike of the Winter Challenge :). This was a nice one. It had a lot of interesting features and very little elevation. A few stream crossings, and a couple dams, which were neat to see. Some of the...

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What I Found Out There The stuff that comes from long walks and thoughts...

New York Times – Make a Resolution

Thinking

The New York Times recently wrote an article about choosing a New Years resolution that helped the planet. You can read it here. I seriously don’t disagree, but my choice was to have multiple resolutions that...

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Design Thinking – A new old thing

Thinking

Design ThinkingDesign Thinking – A new old thingI have been introduced to the “Design Thinking” methodology in the last few months. I should reframe this statement and say that I have been formally...

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What is minimalism?

Saving, Thinking

Well in short, its living with your personal minimum of possessions. That’s it as succinctly as possible. Now, there is a lot more to it if you like. So we can talk about that, but I can’t really tell you...

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Fuel For Thoughts Food that fuels the soul and the mind...

HCG is a hoax.

Eating

Food ProblemsYour problem is probably food.HCG is a hoax.Let me put it out there plainly. It is a scam. You don’t need the $400 or whatever regimen of shots. You don’t need to stick yourself every day in...

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Your problem is probably food.

Eating

Food ProblemsYour problem is probably food.HCG is a hoax.Weight issues? Mood issues? Fatigue? Bloat? Trouble concentrating? Joint pain? Depression? I mean I can keep going but almost everything that is wrong with us is...

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I became a Staub mom 🙂

Eating

My wonderful husband bought me a Staub 4qt dutch oven for Christmas. I appreciate him so much. I bought myself a Staub brasier because I am working towards minimalism and I wanted a very versatile pan to avoid having to...

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Weight loss and doing what works for you.

Eating

I started fasting about 3-4 months ago. I do intermittent fasting so I stop eating at 6pm and don’t eat again until 10am the next day. That’s 16/8. Sixteen hours fasting eight hours eating. Prior to that, I...

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Breaking Fast

Eating

I do intermittent fasting. 16/8 most days. Occasionally I am hungry or very tired and I do a 14/10. But that is pretty rare. I try to make sure I don’t break my fast with “carbs” so this is an...

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