Let’s get academic for a few minutes. Get a cocktail, have a seat and stay with me. It won’t hurt too much, I promise. Let’s talk about the transtheoretical model. The transtheoretical model (TTM for short) is a way of looking at a person’s readiness to change a behavior. In the TTM, change is a process, not a single … Continue reading Stages Of Change
When we started this blog, I put some effort into putting our five year plan into words. Something about being able to cross things off a list as I accomplish them – no matter how small or seemingly insignificant – really does it for me. And the feeling of making progress is kind of addictive. So, … Continue reading 2016 Goal Review
It’s funny how there is so much build-up and preparation leading up to Christmas. Then, so quickly, Christmas is over and everything seems to return to “normal.” Josh and I made the decision to “take it easy” buying Christmas gifts for each other this year, keeping our focus squarely on continuing to pay off our … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year.
Based on the rough “worst-case scenario” estimate that we did a few weeks ago, we’ve been operating with the plan that we would be capable of paying off 5 of our 7 outstanding balances in the next 40 months. The two balances left to be paid would be the truck (a consistent $400 per month, … Continue reading Ramblings.
As we had planned, we attended the US Power Boat Show in Annapolis, MD this past weekend. Much to my delight, the weather was absolutely BEAUTIFUL, which was a huge improvement from the Trawler Fest rain show. We arrived on Kent Island on Saturday morning around 10ish. We decided on our way that we would plan to … Continue reading 2016 US Power Boat Show Review.
Just a few things for today. Josh and I were talking last night about his brilliant idea to start a website in order to document our journey. Maybe as a way to make a couple bucks somehow in the future, but, more importantly, maybe as a way to give someone the courage to take a … Continue reading Just Some Updates.