Friday, October 26, 2012

Pish Posh Challenge - Week 8 - I DID IT!

This is the final posting for the Pish Posh 8 Week Challenge. Pish challenged her readers to choose something about themselves that they wanted to change and then start doing it. Whether weight loss, breaking a bad habit, starting a good habit or whatever the case may be, she challenged us to better ourselves and check in each week as we write about our experiences.

Personally, I wanted to challenge myself as a writer and decided to bump up the number of posts to my blog. I vowed to post at least five times per week. Some weeks were harder than others, but I met that goal. This is my 41st post since starting the challenge two months ago.

This is the first time I have actually accomplished the goal of the challenge. The last time I participated in her challenge, I failed miserably. So, I don't know what is supposed to happen now. Did I win? Is there money involved? Will I become famous? I'm sure I'll find out.

Each week of the challenge, I linked back up to Pish's site and showed the links for my posts that week. Here are my posts for this week:

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Better Than Any Sleeping Pill
Everyone was amazed that I slept through my neighbor's house burning down a few months ago. As it turns out, I won't even wake up when it's my own house.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Danger Mouse Must Sign A Release Form
I experience the ridiculousness of bureaucratic red tape and fill out the dumbest form I have ever seen.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Maybe I Should Stick With Books
Best Buy holds me hostage for over an hour just because I want to buy something in their store. A story of atrocious customer service.

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Snot A Good Day
I have been slowly getting sick all week and I use the venue of my blog to whine about it.



It has been a lot of fun and I plan to continue posting at this pace. At least for the near future. I have a job that allows me to be able to do so and it has become a habit. 

Thank you to those of you that have offered the encouraging words. It is appreciated. Congratulations to all the other participants of the Challenge as well.

12 comments:

  1. Congratulations! I can't believe the eight weeks are already up but that might be because I just sat back and watched everyone working so hard to meet their goals. It's kind of amazing, to see how determined people became with a challenge and to hear about how successful it all turned out.

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    1. I don't know about everyone else, but I had a great time with it. Thank you.

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  2. You TOTALLY get to be rich and famous now! I think you can quit your job and get paid for speaking gigs about how awesome you are and how "you too can blog every day!" to sell out crowds. Can I have your autograph?

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    1. That would be cool. I am my favorite subject.

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  3. Congratulations. This is quite an accomplishment. I'm sure this exercise has stretched your writing muscles.

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  4. Awesome, congratulations! I'm impressed. I need another eight weeks!

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    1. Thank you. I had a lot of fun with it.

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  5. Congratulations on hitting your goal!!

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  6. Good for you Brett! Stepping up my posts per week count is something that I'd like to focus on in the very near future. I keep remembering what you said earlier. There's always something to write about. I'm looking forward to feeling like that again.

    It seems we've switched places on this challenge. Last time I did so well, this time it's me whose failing miserably. I'm still trying though.

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    1. It was a flip flop. I need to get back on a fitness regimen.

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