Fifty eight days left! We’ve got the wedding license. The invites are going out today! We’re flying along!
Dan's Life List
1. join Toastmasters
2. get back in shape
3. learn to raise one eyebrow
4. learn krav maga
5. build a house with Habitat for Humanity
6. write a complete novel
7. learn Japanese
8. Learn Ruby
9. climb a 5.11 route
10. learn to snowboard
11. learn to build bicycle frames
How I did it: I buckled down -- hard. Started reading the nutrition labels for everything I ate. Much more fiber, huge reduction in saturated fats. Started taking heart-healthy supplements. Read how I did it…
How I did it: I went ahead and made the switch to a SonicCare toothbrush, which is just as effective as flossing, as far as I can tell. I started off on the gentle cycle for the first week to ten days, then I switched to the "vigorous" cycle. Pretty awesome. Read how I did it…
How I did it: Signed up for adult private lessons at the school my girlfriend teaches at. Intentionally requested her as an instructor because I knew it would help me get over my fear of the water, and because she would not let me goof off during my time in the water. Read how I did it…
Kicking ass. No late payments in the last two years, and that’s thanks to auto-pay. Paid down huge on several of my outstanding balances, and have actually seen increases in my credit limits for the first time since I started using credit cards in the mid-90’s. A few more things to do to clean things up, and I can call it “all good”...
Man, I love this. Next build after the 29’er: lugged steel commuter frame to replace my Surly Cross-Check.