Summer Solstice 

I just rang in the longest day of the year by hiking up and camping on a mountain west of and overlooking the city.

No tent, no fire, just me, the sleeping bag and a few essentials under a pine tree.

Bonus: it was international hike naked day

I need more of these micro adventures to recharge my body and soul

GHR Check-In 6/6

Slow progress. I am not taking this as seriously as I want/need to. Way too many distractions and life changes here. FOCUS! I will pick one from each category of Fun, Fitness and Creative. I’ll check back on 7/7 for a status update.

Fun-

  1. Get another tattoo
  2. More camping (ordered another tent since the old one was well used!)
  3. More skinny dipping
  4. Learn Spanish more fluently
  5. Nude beach
  6. Join a book club
  7. 50 Books a year challenge
  8. Snail mail friend
  9. Volunteer
  10. Donate blood 
  11. Re-register as organ donor
  12. Polar bear challenge

Fitness-

  1. Kickboxing
  2. Self-defense
  3. Yoga on the beach
  4. Sex on the beach
  5. Run on the beach
  6. More 5 & 10k races (signed up for Warrior Dash again)
  7. Consistent training
  8. Consistent nutritional training
  9. Hashing
  10. Hiking
  11. Geocaching
  12. Yoga (newly added!)
  13. Meditation (newly added!)

Creative-

  1. Complete my book
  2. Photo essay on a topic I am passionate about
  3. Video log every month
  4. Leave inspirational notes everywhere
  5. Year in photos album
  6. Shoot more film
  7. Find my muse
  8. DAM (progress!!!)

GHR Check In 5/5

After relocating to Tulsa I have been forced to reassess my goals and resolutions. I have not worked on any of them this past month. There it is, the 5/5 update. I haven’t done squat. Here’s my focus between now and 6/6.

I will pick one from each category of Fun, Fitness and Creative.

Fun-

  1. Get another tattoo
  2. More camping
  3. More skinny dipping
  4. Learn Spanish more fluently
  5. Nude beach
  6. Join a book club
  7. 50 Books a year challenge
  8. Snail mail friend
  9. Volunteer
  10. Donate blood
  11. Re-register as organ donor
  12. Polar bear challenge

Fitness-

  1. Kickboxing
  2. Self-defense
  3. Yoga on the beach
  4. Sex on the beach
  5. Run on the beach
  6. More 5 & 10k races (signed up for Warrior Dash again)
  7. Consistent training
  8. Consistent nutritional training
  9. Hashing
  10. Hiking
  11. Geocaching
  12. Yoga (newly added!)
  13. Meditation (newly added!)

Creative-

  1. Complete my book
  2. Photo essay on a topic I am passionate about
  3. Video log every month
  4. Leave inspirational notes everywhere
  5. Year in photos album
  6. Shoot more film
  7. Find my muse
  8. DAM

GHR Check In 3/3

The first check in of the new resolution/goals/habit forming plans! Let’s review from the list. Some items are crossed out, others added from the original.

In my lousy defense, I’ve had an interesting past month. Situations have happened behind the scenes that have affected me personally and is resulting in upheaval. I’m not letting myself off the hook yet, but next check in at 4/4 won’t look any better.

I signed up and trained a little bit for the warrior dash obstacle race but was not able to attend.

Fun-

  1. Get another tattoo
  2. More camping
  3. More skinny dipping
  4. Learn Spanish more fluently
  5. Nude beach
  6. Join a book club
  7. 50 Books a year challenge
  8. Snail mail friend
  9. Volunteer
  10. Donate blood
  11. Re-register as organ donor
  12. Polar bear challenge

Fitness-

  1. Kickboxing
  2. Self-defense
  3. Yoga on the beach
  4. Sex on the beach
  5. Run on the beach
  6. More 5 & 10k races (signed up for Warrior Dash again)
  7. Consistent training
  8. Consistent nutritional training
  9. Hashing
  10. Hiking
  11. Geocaching
  12. Yoga (newly added!)
  13. Meditation (newly added!)

Creative-

  1. Complete my book
  2. Photo essay on a topic I am passionate about
  3. Video log every month
  4. Leave inspirational notes everywhere
  5. Year in photos album
  6. Shoot more film
  7. Find my muse
  8. DAM

 

 

9th Annual Groundhog Day Resolutions!

Its that time of year again. The 9th attempt at creating life-long habits for myself. I’ve discovered that right after the end of the year holidays I am not mentally or physically capable of sticking with resolutions for the upcoming new year. I need a break so I take the whole month of January off to reflect and plan.

So the kickoff is today on 2/2! My resolutions, goals and life-changing habits I’ll list below. These are not to be confused with items on my “F*%k It List”. I will check in very month and then review my progress. Next check-in is on March 3 (3/3). After that will be 4/4, 5/5 and so on. Here we go:

Fun-

  1. Get another tattoo
  2. More camping
  3. More skinny dipping
  4. Learn Spanish more fluently
  5. Nude beach
  6. Join a book club
  7. 50 Books a year challenge
  8. Snail mail friend
  9. Volunteer
  10. Donate blood
  11. Re-register as organ donor
  12. Polar bear challenge

Fitness-

  1. Kickboxing
  2. Self-defense
  3. Yoga on the beach
  4. Sex on the beach
  5. Run on the beach
  6. More 5 & 10k races (signed up for Warrior Dash again)
  7. Consistent training
  8. Consistent nutritional training
  9. Hashing
  10. Hiking
  11. Geocaching
  12. Yoga (newly added!)
  13. Meditation (newly added!)

Creative-

  1. Complete my book
  2. Photo essay on a topic I am passionate about
  3. Video log every month
  4. Leave inspirational notes everywhere
  5. Year in photos album
  6. Shoot more film
  7. Find my muse
  8. DAM

See you back here on 3/3 for the first review.