Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Here we go, more achievements and affirmations:

  • part-time hospice work (about 15 hours a week, for 300 hours in 5 months)
  • starting CPE modules and unit cohort work (about 200 hours)
  • Zentangle retreat--DRIVING myself, lots of tangling, walking to the very icy labyrinthe!
  • Driving--30 minutes to hospice, 40 minutes to see a play with Girl Scouts, 55 minutes to Zentangle retreat--new personal records all in one week!
  • Girl Scout overnight--archery, sleeping on the floor, walking on snow in dark
  • bike riding on a few warm days in a row, going fast (for me)
  • treadmilling at my highest rate yet!
  • applying, interviewing, and earning spot in CPE spring unit!
  • Speedskating weekend, including:
    • driving farther than I have since my back issues
    • driving after a blizzard (though the roads were great!) at night
    • lugging all the supplies for the competition
    • taking care of Sis by myself out and about for the whole time (pretty easy, but still!)
    • overseeing the hospitality room at the competition
    • working the hospitality room for 10 hours!
    • driving home despite being tired
    • and then driving to church the next morning!!!!
  • our trip to DC, with very cold weather and full day spent at museums
  • holding down the household when Mama had the flu
  • braving a back spasm in October and recovering after a few days
  • not wearing my brace for hospice, shopping, birding, piano playing, zoo, etc.
  • restarting my treadmill habit!
  • walking in ice and snow, which usually scares me
  • wearing jeans (which have bothered my back, in the past)
  • and a few I didn't ever list from last year
    • all the sightseeing in NJ in the awful heat
    • Hog Island Camp, especially the full-day hike!!!  
    • Opera, Broadway shows, and lots of movies (all that sitting)

For the old lists, see my original list of Affirmations is from March, AprilOctober 2015, then March and June 2016, and June 2017 and here)

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