100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 58: A Seinfeld Type of Day

If you ever ask what the show Seinfeld was about, your answer will be that it was a show about nothing.  I know I did a bunch of stuff- did laundry (including both heavy blankets where the Monster kitty threw up a hairball), I made a breakfast casserole, stopped by the library to pick up my copies of “Seeds of Hope” by Jane Goodall, drove all the way to Padilla Bay outside of Anacortes for Beach Naturalist training, and even went grocery shopping to last through Saturday, when I am able to attend our first Whidbey Island farmers market.  But I feel like it was a Seinfeld type of day.  A day where nothing happened. Continue reading 100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 58: A Seinfeld Type of Day

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 53: Creating Brand New Habits From Scratch

When I started my fitness journey in 2014, I created healthy habits that became a part of my routine and lifestyle.  This included my eating habits, workout habits, and even my drinking (water) and supplement habits.  I now drink way more water than I ever thought possible.  I eat more vegetables and fruit than processed snacks.   I log my meals.  Some habits need extra practice, and I decided that with our move and fresh start, now would be a great time to practice some of these habits that need refreshing, and also creating brand new habits from scratch. Continue reading 100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 53: Creating Brand New Habits From Scratch

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 50: Glass is Half-Full

As we hit the half-way marker for my 100 day writing challenge, I want to reflect on some things I have experienced.  While I am not where I’d like to be fitness-wise or professionally, I am hopeful that my physical location and momentum to write will help inspire good choices and motivation to reach my goals.  I have spoken before about focusing on the positive, so I’d like to see my glass as half-full at this half-way point in my challenge. Continue reading 100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 50: Glass is Half-Full

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 6: Experiencing Nature 101

Today I volunteered at the Wildlife Refuge, something I regularly do on Saturday mornings since Chris is usually at his open studio.  While at the refuge, I started reading a book called “Bird Watching for Dummies”.  It was a quick read, but maybe not the perfect one for me to get hooked on Birding as a pastime.  There are several other Birding Basics books at the store where I work, so I feel I have plenty of time to explore the possibility of becoming a birder.  Honestly, if anyplace is going to turn me, it’s the Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge.  wetlandobservationdeck

I was considering writing about Birding today, but I only read one book and I don’t have enough information.  But reading the book reminded me of an important aspect I developed for EarthFit, which is “Experiencing Nature”.  And with that came, wouldn’t you guess it, a list! Continue reading 100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 6: Experiencing Nature 101

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 1: Long Live Lists

The other day I was watching an episode of “Big Bang Theory” and I came to the realization that I have more in common with Sheldon Cooper than I care to admit.  On this particular occasion, I realized that we both share a passion for lists. Continue reading 100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 1: Long Live Lists