2019 Review by

For the third year in a row, here’s my Tim Ferriss-inspired past year review! You can also read my reviews for 2017 and 2018.

2019-01

https://i.imgur.com/BjCuIzo.jpg Skiing at Sipapu https://i.imgur.com/UmWzBQq.jpg Cauliflower pizza https://i.imgur.com/FRwWlWb.jpg Christian at the Dentist

Positive:

  • started a journaling habit
  • teaching DR to ski at Sipapu
  • finding out DR got into law school!
  • finished Atomic Habits, which felt like an instruction manual for my brain
  • cut out a toxic relationship
  • watching Vice (Christian Bale’s performance was amazing)
  • watched Kora season 3 and Marie Kondo’s new netflix show with DR
  • consistently worked on 5x5
  • knocked out most of the Patagonia shopping in a day
  • optimized habits and routines, like working out and meditating in the morning
  • visited the dentist for the first time in about a decade
  • CAULIFLOWER PIZZA CRUST
  • started working towards healthy sleeping habits
  • played DnD with my sibs
  • turned 10,000 days old!
  • initiated a weekly routine of batching admin work on Friday
  • learned about the importance of vitamin D from sunlight

Negative:

  • felt like I burned a lot of time shopping for Patagonia hiking gear evaluating the perfect options
  • struggled with a consistent sleep schedule and sleep onset insomnia. Consistently woke up groggy.
  • high $6k balance on my credit card from Patagonia shopping
  • feeling super tired after assembling cheap furniture and not knowing why
  • having to bike across town to get tax paperwork

2019-02

https://i.imgur.com/NI3uqCH.jpg H-Mart lunch https://i.imgur.com/nN9khrm.jpg Urban Hammocking https://i.imgur.com/34Y7XfR.jpg First version of my life calendar https://i.imgur.com/d4CRHFE.jpg Homemade pizza https://i.imgur.com/cwp5Tmy.jpg Homemade pot stickers https://i.imgur.com/grUJRem.jpg Fancy Valentines Day Dinner https://i.imgur.com/xUwObRY.jpg Chilean seafood soup https://i.imgur.com/z85pGU9.jpg El Chaltén https://i.imgur.com/T4vcwap.jpg Freakin delicious Roquefort empanadas https://i.imgur.com/z9Pmku6.jpg A waterfall from the top https://i.imgur.com/zgIWydq.jpg Hike up to the Fitz Roy mountain range https://i.imgur.com/uTIIaSh.jpg Me and the Fitz Roy mountain range :D https://i.imgur.com/9GDeV8r.jpg Super artsy photo of the Fitz Roy mountain range https://i.imgur.com/TaWLpT1.jpg The Fitz Roy mountain range with a cool wooden bridge walking path https://i.imgur.com/9kNiDCl.jpg Fitz Roy with one of its glacial lakes

Positive:

  • Trivia at Halcyon with friends
  • Dominion with Trigg, even though he was super bad at it
  • Putting together my TinySeed application
  • Got prescription sunglasses!
  • Consistently got 500 IUs of vitamin D from sunlight
  • Re-playing the paperclip game
  • Tearing apart/rewriting Falsettos with DR
  • Fancy Valentines Day dinner at Public School
  • Wild broadening experience at an establishment I wouldn’t usually visit
  • Met Trigg’s parents!
  • Personal Record on squat and deadlift!
  • Bike/unicycle ride with Trigg
  • Bohemian Rhapsody on the plane to Chile
  • PATAGONIA TRIP!!! Punto Arenas, El Chaltén (where the Fitz Roy mountain range)

Negative:

  • allergies
  • trouble sleeping (stayed up manic until 4am)
  • DR’s interactions with Michael
  • Falsettos was pretty bad
  • Dealing with N regarding the UTMA account

2019-03

https://i.imgur.com/8w3DsGo.jpg Congur Eel

TODO: go through google photos for this month https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPyaiojJka2QxO1_FSmMZw43aiPgl-HkGj0BjGn

Positive:

  • PATAGONIA: Argentina and Chile, hiked up to the Fitz Roy mountain range, hiked 6 days through the W trail
  • Captain Marvel
  • invited to give a roundtable discussion at Microconf!
  • Started using Anki to remember people’s names and faces
  • Stardew Valley
  • Re-discovered running to music
  • Re-branded dbinbox.com to Fileinbox
  • “No Internet Sunday” experiment went really well
  • The dude that did my lead belay test at Summit said I was the best lead belayer he’d ever seen :D
  • MICROCONF: dinner with Josh Kaufman, Patrick McKenzie, Einar Volte, David Rodenbach; RAISED MY PRICES by 12x; Calico hiking; lots of networking

Negative:

  • Leaky rain jacket
  • DR got kidney stones

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2019-06

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2019-07

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2019-08

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2019-09

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2019-10

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2019-11

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2019-12

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Review from Takeaways for 2019

What 20% of each column produced the most reliable or powerful peaks?

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NOT-TO-DO LIST

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Takeaways for 2020

In 2020, I want to be doing more:

Christian Genco of 2020 is a person who: