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Ashley K.

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  1. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 15:
    I really don't know what to say here other than I've been working on drawing. Figuring out if I should go to college for an Art degree or stay at home. But I feel like I should really go so that I can learn a lot more. I had urges to play earlier this morning but I fought them off. Last night I kept trying to rationalize whether or not I should play because I figured maybe I could moderate. But then if I was to play I wouldn't be able to moderate and then I wouldn't have the drive to draw. All the focus would be on video games only and nothing else. I don't want to lose that drive to learn everything about Art and what it has to offer. 
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  2. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 13:
    I've been on Skillshare, learning more about Art. I never really thought that I had it in me to actually do it. I guess I do. Last night I dreamt that I relapsed and didn't care about anything anymore. Everything seemed like it didn't exist. I was tunnel visioning video games while everyone else around me faded away. I got scared when I woke up because I actually thought that I had relapsed. I was going to regret ever playing but I know that I don't want to live in regret or get to that point where I'm not capable of doing anything and regretting everything on my deathbed. I'm not going to let that happen. 
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  3. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 11:
    Im sorry for posting every 2 days or every other day. But today I woke up at 9:30 and my kids dressed so that we can register my 5 year old son in school. I'll admit that for the past couple of days I've been getting headaches. I honestly thought it was because I was sick with something. But my family kept telling me it was stress from being nervous when I didn't have anything to be nervous about since it was just registration. I'm even more nervous about him going in September. I don't know how he'll be. Im scared that he won't get on the right bus. Im just nervous about everything. While I was there registering, I knew that my ID was expired. It made me feel like a irresponsible adult who doesn't have her priorities in order (Im working on it). My life is all jumbled up instead of it being in order where I can just check things off my list. Its not a great feeling. But I'll figure it out along the way.
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  4. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 9:
    I apologize for not post for a couple of days. Not much has happened. But I noticed for those couple of days that I was practicing graphic design, I would fall asleep watching the tutorials on YouTube. I didn't really understand why. Then I started watching a digital art video and I was wide awake. I started to think that maybe Im finding graphic design to be boring while digital art, hell even painting is more intriguing.
    I don't like flip flopping from one thing to the other because it makes me look indecisive. But it's how I feel and I can't help how I feel. I just go with it. All I know is that in the end I want to do what I love and make a living from it.
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  5. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 6:
    Woke up at 9 and fed my kids. Then I started listening to music on Spotify for a bit and building up a new playlist.
    I was trying to work on a watermark to put on my work for later, but I couldn't download the trial version of photoshop since it kept saying that I needed to find a different installation volume location or something like that (Mac user). Im still trying to figure out what to do. I also tried using design apps that were offered by apple but they just freeze. I think I broke my laptop, lol. No idea what to do but other than that, my day was okay. I had a few urges to play but I kept fighting it off because I knew what would happen if I started up again. 
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  6. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    They're doing great
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  7. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 5:
    Today wasn't productive at all. But I didn't get any urges. But tomorrow will definitely be more productive. My problem at the moment is actually finding a good method or app to use for time management  
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  8. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 4:
    Woke up at 9:30Watched Pasta on DramaFever.comTook a shower at 12:30Got my things readyWent to my mother in law's houseAte good food NappedPlayed with my kidsCame home at 9Typed up what I did today on here, lolAbout to paint my nails & finish watching my show 
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  9. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 5 Seconds Rule   

    This makes total sense. I'm always thinking about what I need/want to do but then I end up thinking about it waaaay too much to the point where Im like, "I don't feel like doing it anymore". This opens up a new perspective for me. Thanks for this!
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  10. Ashley K. added a topic in Accountability Partners   

    28/Female/Stay at Home Mom of Two
    Looking for an accountability partner who can keep me on track with achieving my goals and vice versa. Looking to become a graphic designer, photographer, maybe a concept artist. So many things I want to do 
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  11. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days v2   

    Day 3:
    I had a few things to do today, but I decided to ignore them and take my kids outside. It was great, a bit hot but that was okay. I ended up tossing water onto my 5 year old son while we walked, lol. My 5 month old just passed out during the walk. I've been wanting to work on graphic design, photography and drawing. But I know sitting around and just thinking about it won't do anything. Like Gary Vee says "I don't think my ideas are worth shit, Until they're executed"
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  12. Ashley K. added a topic in Daily Journals   

    90 Days v2
    Day 2:
    What time I woke up:  7:50AM
    What time I went to sleep:  3:00AM, Then 5:00AM (My 5 month old son kept crying, poor thing)
    Its only been two days since I quit. As you all know I'm constantly relapsing and quitting. But I know that as long as I consistently keep coming back. I know what to expect when I feel certain urges coming on. The reason why I went to sleep at 3:00 AM was because I went crazy planning out the next 2 days of what I wanted to do.
    I'll admit I was excited while I was doing it but I was also scared of not following through. That has always been my problem, is following through on things until the end.  My husband knows that I quit because I ended up taking my xbox and putting it into storage and taking my gaming headphones, cutting the wire and tossing them into the garbage. I'll admit, doing that was a bit spontaneous but it felt good. I'm glad I'm not giving up.
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  13. Ashley K. added a post in a topic Giblet's Journal   

    You got this! Welcome aboard! 
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  14. Ashley K. added a post in a topic 90 Days   

    Day 2:
    Didn't know what to do since I didn't plan out my day until I started thinking about ways I can start making money from home.
    While I watched my husband play video games, I was listening to him talk to his friend on xbox live about a new update with the game and what he wanted to do and whatnot. I kept thinking back to when I wasted so much money on buying things that I could never touch since it was just pixels. Then I realized how silly I was to do that and then thought about if I played right now, what would I gain? What would I be learning? Absolutely nothing. As always, I would go on, play for a few hours, feel guilty for doing so and then think about how I haven't learned anything beneficial or interesting. I know that I can't get my husband to stop so I just have to worry about myself and my children when it comes down to it. 
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  15. Ashley K. added a topic in Daily Journals   

    90 Days
    Day 1:
    This is hell. It should come easier since I've relapsed, but it hasn't. It feels just as hard as it did numerous times I've tried to stop.
    I've become sleep deprived because of it. Along with that came forgetfulness and I know that I have really good memory but I can't remember a simple password. It scares me.
    I keep trying to rationalize and rationalize playing, but there is no getting around it. 
    This is where I must begin.
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