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Your recent accomplishments and goals

  1. May 29, 2010 #1
    I made a PF blog recently

    I managed to do both of those activities. I started taking swimming lessons four months ago and now can swim a little not much. And tday, I started voluntering. One way or another I ended up finding a hospice society and got in for a volunteer position. I did not get to take care of old people directly but atleast I am contributing. It is sufficient for me that I can work towards making other goals now. It just makes me feel very happy :biggrin:

    Anyone else managed to accomplish a little or more what they dreamed of recently? They don't have to be big.
     
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  3. May 29, 2010 #2

    lisab

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    Great that you're doing those!

    I think it's a good idea to have goals and projects. Some of my recent ones:

    My daughter and I started taking martial arts together (had to stop doing this briefly but I hope to start up again in a month or so).
    I trained to become a volunteer at a local zoo.
    I took a class that's part of an evening master's program.

    Upcoming goals:

    Take another class.
    Take some more SCUBA training.
     
  4. May 29, 2010 #3

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    I have a back injury. I hope to be able to stand up long enough to peel a potato or pick up my socks. I have liver damage too, so being able to sleep more than 2 hours is fantastic. Not vomiting up everything is good too.

    Anything else is a fantasy right now.
     
  5. May 30, 2010 #4

    Monique

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    Did I miss something? Evo, what happened?
     
  6. May 30, 2010 #5
    I'm thinking about going back to school so that could possibly be a goal for me who knows.
     
  7. May 30, 2010 #6
    I happen to be busy playing hockey right now. I have no goals.
     
  8. May 30, 2010 #7

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    Accomplishment:
    Today is my 1 year anniversary on PF! :smile:

    Goals:
    Estate planning
    Determine where to go for our next vacation
    Hit the lottery. :rolleyes:
     
  9. May 30, 2010 #8
    Accomplishment:

    15 credits at Towson University at a 4.0 last semester, while working 41 hours a week.

    Goal: Repeat the performance next semester
     
  10. May 30, 2010 #9
    I've taken a quantum leap in submodality manipulation. Knowing my timeline and putting in all those goals into it is like stepping on one of those moving walkways at airports while people are handing you gifts. Having fun is... fun. :)
     
  11. May 30, 2010 #10

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    I had a thread about my back in the medical forum, I was going to add to it.
     
  12. May 30, 2010 #11
    I am currently saving to buy a car. My most recent accomplishments include not paying for too many taxi trips home from work.


    Its all those x-rays for broken what have yous and trips to the tiki lounge to recover.
     
  13. May 30, 2010 #12
    Goals, goals, goals... Well, I'm seventeen, still in high school, but my long-term goals involve becoming a physician and establishing a family.

    In the short term... I'm on sick leave, I've had some problems with depression, recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, blah blah blah, just started eating lithium. So I'm hoping I'm well enough to kick back in school at autumn.

    Otherwise... Well, I've currently starting a workout plan. As if things weren't enough I've also got Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (basically, less stable connective tissue) so I would really benefit from getting some musculature... And vanity plays in too, no one likes hypoderm.

    I also want to take a driver's license, which I've had some recent obstructions with...

    But honestly despite everything I feel at ease. At least I wasn't phazed two months ago when I suddenly had a retinal detachment! I just want to kick back life into the ordinary, you know?
     
  14. May 30, 2010 #13

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    Cool. What style of the arts are you training in?
    Very cool. When do you think you'll be certified so you can get some air and go for it?
     
  15. May 30, 2010 #14

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    It's a mixed style, tailored for self-defense. They also offer classes in what they call grappling, which is basically BJJ but also tailored for self-defense.

    I was SCUBA certified some 25 years ago, then got re-certified about a year ago. So this summer I'd like to get the advanced open water training.

    I know you've done some martial arts; what style? Do you dive, too?
     
  16. May 30, 2010 #15

    dlgoff

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    Hi lisab. I did some judo training but didn't get too far into it. My daughter on the other hand has been training for about 11 years in Tae Kwon Do and has a second degree black belt in one style and a third degree back in another style. However since this last semester, she has decided to take a break. I can't imagine why. :rolleyes:

    I never became certified for SCUBA but learned from others and they thought I was certified. Never told them and was able to get air for years. I only did fresh water diving in "clear" lakes.

    btw That's my daughter doing a high round-house kick in my avatar.
     
  17. May 30, 2010 #16
    For all these years, I thought it's batman!
     
  18. May 30, 2010 #17
    I hope you recover soon :biggrin:
     
  19. May 31, 2010 #18

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    :rofl:
     
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