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I'm all arty inside - Monday Update
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Things Accomplished Last Week
In art, I've been doing fairly well. I've done some fun sketches in my morning journal, one of them in color, and I had a good time making a collage inspired by India. It's not really surprising that I'm keeping up with my art, my tumblr is like a shiny new toy and I want to keep playing with it (sometimes to the neglect of my other toys, like writing or livejournal or even twitter).

In writing... well, thank god for my morning poetry journal, because if not for that I would have no new words to report. I'm trying to get back into the habit of things, but trying is not the same as doing. Edited to Add: I also received a rejection this week for one poem. Well, on to the next!

In body, I did excellent. I finished Richard Hittleman's Yoga: 28 Day Exercise Plan, which is an amazing feeling. I now need to keep up with my morning routines as suggested at the back of the book.

I also did week one of the Couch to 5k running plan. I'm feeling pretty good about it. Saturday was a real push for me, though. I think this was because I ran midday when it was rather warmer out than I'm used to. I tend to get lethargic in the heat, so it felt like a much harder run. This is good to know about myself, because I'm going to need to keep that in mind whenever I get around to actually participating in an


To Do in the Coming Week
-- continue to make progress on the story (actually finishing = triple bonus points)
-- write, edit and/or polish 1-2 of my current poems
-- write a 500 word article to submit to Matador
-- submit a set of poems or a short story for publication
-- do 3 walking/running routines for Couch to 5k
-- do 5-7 days of morning yoga
-- post a youtube video
-- art, doesn’t matter what, but something

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