5 october 2013



Picture from Pinterest – click picture for link to pin

  1. Blog Challenge: Follow this 30 Day Fitness Blog Challenge. Posted here.
  2. Blog Challenge: Follow this 31 Day Blog Prompt. Posted here.
  3. Photo Challenge: Follow this 30 Day Photo Challenge. Post on Instagram: @jackjosephsmom Posted!
  4. Irony: Post one ironic saying about challenges each day. See above picture.
  5. Zen: Follow this 10 to Zen List every day.  Make it my new mantra! I did really great with this today.
  6. Water: Drink at least 100 ounces of water per day. Try to drink at least 16 of these ounces first thing in the morning. I drank 0 oz of water today.
  7. Eat: 5x per day. I ate 4x today.
  8. Meditate: 15 minutes per day. Completed 10 minutes with stretching!
  9. Random Acts of Kindness: Make up my own Pay It Forward Deed of the Day and do it.
  10. Fitness – Yoga: Go to Bikram Yoga 3x per week.
  11. Fitness – Arms: Follow this 30 Day Arms Challenge. M W F Su Completed!
  12. Fitness – Crunches: Follow this 30 Day Crunch Challenge.  But add 100 to the reps. Completed 140!
  13. Fitness – Squats: Follow this 30 Day Squat Challenge.  Start at Day #18. Completed yesterday’s & today’s sets!
  14. Fitness – Booty Workout: Follow this Booty Workout. T R S Completed!
  15. Fitness – Kettlebell Swings:  Do this Kettlebell Challenge. Completed yesterday’s & today’s sets!
  16. Fitness – Random: I put a few of my favorite exercises on pieces of paper in a jar.  Choose 1 and do 100 of the exercise listed each day. Completed 100 calf raises and 100 crunches!
  17. Fitness – Fun!: Pick two days a week and choose a workout off of Pinterest (or any where on the web) and do it!
  18. Dream Home: Each day, add a new item that I would want in my dream home. Post the items to Pinterest on my “My Dream Home” board. Completed!
  19. Read: 4 New Fiction Books this month from authors I have never read before.
  20. Read: 2 Biographies this month. I started reading The Astronauts Wives Club.
  21. Read: 4 Additional Books this month.
  22. Watch: 2 Documentaries this month.
  23. Watch: 4 Movies this month. (10.3) Watched Something Borrowed.  It was really good! (10.5) Always a glutton for punishment, I watched What to Expect When You Are Expecting.
  24. Watch: 2 Reality TV shows this month (just to see what all the fuss is about!)
  25. Watch: 2 New TV Shows I have never watched before this month. (10.4) Modern Family.
  26. Arts & Crafts: Create 5 new Halloween/Fall crafts this month.
  27. Recipes: Make 2 meals this month from new recipes.
  28. Photography: Do 2 photo sessions this month. I did a mini session of some trees at the Library this morning.
  29. Draw: 1 Picture this month.
  30. Write: 2 Poems this month.
  31. Get Out: Go to a crowded bar or to a movie one night.

Ongoing: These items I will continue going forward, but don’t feel they should take up a challenge line item going into the future.

  1. Continue working on the flexibility of my hips.
  2. Continue working on the flexibility of my shoulders/upper back.
  3. Continue learning sign language.
  4. Continue studying astronomy.



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