I accidentally read 309 books in the 336 days and learned 27 things that I need to pass on to my fellow readers and lovers of the written word. Including the tip that you shouldn't do it. But if you must, here are 26 more things to look forward to!
Living List #1: The Polar Plunge – Done
On the eve of the 2022 Polar Plunge, the eve of completing the first experience on my living - I was 100% excited, nervous, and unsure. This moment was 100% scary, thrilling, and liberating. And surprisingly, it wasn't at all like I had envisioned the accomplishment would feel like. Read more to see how wrong I was.
1st week back at school went spectacularly well
Our girls went back to school 691 days after the pandemic began in our area. I procrastinated re-registering them and I may or may not be waiting for the other shoe to drop. But dammit - 1 week in and the smiles are just beginning.
I Hike, Because…
When you get your muscles moving, your blood pumping, and your lungs expanding - a rush of all the happiness hormones crash through you no matter what the outlet, but only if you enjoy it. My outlet is hiking. And I enjoy it bc of the person I become when I am on the trail. Read more to find out who that person is. It might surprise you.
Look Forward by Looking Back
From: Dec. 2022 Me To: Dec. 2021 Me "You invested in yourself and now a year later - are finally reaping the rewards. But you wouldn't have gotten here had you quit. And you certainly wouldn't have marked some items off your living list if you decided the path you were forging was too hard."