A slice of discipline (the good kind)

It is absolutely freezing outside. I wouldn’t have gone for a short walk but I’ve become addicted to closing the rings on my Apple watch! There are worse things to which I could be addicted. Since December 28, I’ve been working on healthier eating and exercising. I’m happy to report it’s going super well!  

Our fabulous instructional coach and I led our teachers in a ‘One Little Word’ activity for 2021 back in January. I chose ‘discipline’ (the good kind). This past week we reflected on our chosen words to see if we wanted to make a change or keep them, and I’m keeping mine. Now I’m in a writing challenge…I need to keep the discipline going!

That being said, it’s super cold outside, and my legs are still a bit numb, but the rings are closed! And this post is complete.

Slice of LIfePart of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by.

7 comments

  1. Woo go you!! I love the idea of choosing a word, especially with friends (I need that accountability). I also loved the way you closed your slice. Indeed, true discipline!

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  2. Go you! I love how you are looking at the word, discipline. It really is all about perspective! You’ve also inspired me to look for my Apple Watch. I left it on my table the other day and it went missing… I think my cat hid it from me. He’s out to get me I swear!! But I’m also tired of feeling silly for looking at my naked wrist for the time!

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  3. Your post had me thinking I could have written this! I am an instructional coach and I led my staff in a One Word activity and we just reflected yesterday. 🙂 Good for you for having the discipline to stick with your goals!

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  4. Go you!
    Can we make some ring app for slicing? That would help the motivation! Please keep writing about your discipline … I need tips!
    (and man, it sounds like you have an AWESOME instructional coach.)

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  5. I, too, have become addicted to attaining at least 10,000 steps a day, and also keep checking my iphone. (I don’t have an apple watch.) I, too, have taken many freezing cold walks as a result. It is great to commit to healthy exercise and eating, and now writing. Kudos to you.

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  6. I like the idea of the good kind of discipline. I think that’s a great word to have for the year. I might use that when I finally feel I can move on from gratitude. But that might take a while yet. It sounds like you are rocking your job (and your rings)!

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