chapter 1… here i come!
jt7's Life List
How I did it: Slowly and steadily, one at a time, counting backwards from 50 until I got to 0.I didn't think about it, I just did it. As soon as I saw this goal on here, I went for it, immediately! That is to say, I accomplished my goal (which I had never done before) within 2 minutes of realizing that it was a goal worth setting. Read how I did it…
How I did it: I started by writing up a brief biography of each of the musicians. Next I listened to a variety of music from each of them. I picked one song from each and then wrote detailed notes on the tone, rhythmic habits, articulation, dynamics, and other features of the music in order to gain a better understanding of each artist's musical personality. Finally, I typed up my notes and categorized them, and then turned each category into… Read how I did it…
How I did it: I dedicated my weekend to this, and when I started feeling stir crazy, I would turn on loud music and dance or do jumping jacks or lunges for a few minutes to get my heart rate up and burn off some excess energy, and then I dived back in. I also carefully interspersed interaction with other people! Read how I did it…
This is the plan, written up in advance:
Breakfast: oatmeal and whey protein
Lunch: salad with chickpeas, olive oil, vinegar; 2-4 egg whites depending on how hungry I am; 1 apple with natural/organic peanut butter
Snack (if needed): bowl of steamed veggies
Dinner: something with protein, vegetables, and whole grains…. maybe stir fry with minimal oil… but I HAVE to eat dinner today! I didn’t eat dinner yesterday and that was ultimately a really bad decision.
It never occurred to me to make this a goal. I’m going to try it right now!