Month In Review: January 2018

The first month of 2018 has come and gone, and it was definitely an eventful month. Coding I was awarded Google Developer Challenge Scholarship from Google and Udacity to work on the Frontend Development Track. Started learning JavaScript for the first time. Finished #100DaysOfCodeChallenge Round 1 – and blogged about it!  I’m making steady headway into R2. Attended CocoaPods NYC Coding Meetup every Saturday morning, which, if you know anything about […]

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What I Learned From R1 of #100DaysOfCode

In early September, I began a coding challenge called the #100DaysOfCode Challenge.  Basically, it challenges you to commit to coding for 1 hour a day for 100 days, and sharing your progress, questions, and thoughts on Twitter with the hashtag, #100DaysOfCode. I had no idea if I would finish 100 days (it’s a lot of days), or if my interest/patience would stick around long enough, but I figured I love […]

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I Read 85 Books in 2017 for Free (And Now You Can, Too!)

So I read a lot.  And it sounds expensive, because books are really expensive in the US, but in truth, I barely spent any money last year on books.  There are so many ways to obtain books for free (or almost free) LEGALLY, and I’m here to spill the beans, having compiled over 2 dozen ways to read for free (or almost free)! ★ All! The! eBooks! and Audiobooks! First […]

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Baby’s First Ever #Hackathon!

October was a rush and a blur. I did many things in the past month, but as the title suggests, one of the biggest “wins” was that I participated in my first ever Hackathon! (As a matter of fact, I participated in TWO!) I have also been working on the #100DaysOfCode Challenge, along with beginning my #3090FitnessChallenge on October 1st.  Along with continued Chemo Treatment meant that I had a really busy […]

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My Summer Reflections: Decluttering, #100DaysOfCode, Arthritis, and Chemo

Time just keeps on flying by! September is almost over, and I haven’t done any Monthly Reflections since my first one in June!  So here’s one for July, August, and September… Basically Summer 2017! July In July, I officially began my Minimalism Journey by dumping out my main closet and creating a huge mess in my apartment, as well as donating a huge portion of my wardrobe. It was a […]

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