Wednesday, November 5, 2014

November Goals


First, a recap of October's Goals:

October Goals
Fitness and Health 
  • No chocolate for a month (beginning 10/1/14) FAIL!!!!!
  • Do exercise program minimum 3 times a week SEMI-SUCCESS (I was sick with the flu and missed some workouts one week)
  • Track food in MyFitnessPal everyday (beginning 10/1/14) SEMI-SUCCESS
  • Lose 5 lbs. SEMI-SUCCESS (I lost 2 lbs)
  • Complete the 30 Day Squat Challenge (should be 200 by month's end).  FAIL (I got up to 75 squats a day)
  • Complete the 30 Day Fitness Challenge App. NO LONGER APPLIES (I switched from Android to Apple mid - month and the app I was going to do is not on the iPhone)
  • Do 3 circuits a day of the Seven App. FAIL
Blog
  • Blog everyday in this blog  FAIL
  • Schedule posts in advance, when possible. FAIL
  • Clean up blog sidebars. SUCCESS
  • Clean up Blog Labels.  FAIL
  • Go through saved list on Bloglovin. SUCCESS
  • Finish all "draft" posts. FAIL
  • Comment on blogs as I read them, not saving them for later.  SUCCESS
Writing
  • Write a Golden Shovel poem SUCCESS (Read it here: Autumn Sky)
  • Add 10 poems to collection FAIL
  • Add 5 "prompt stories" FAIL
  • Blog once a week (not poems or prompts) on C.J. Delessio   FAIL
  • Write 20,000+  words to one of my current WIP. FAIL (I wrote 2,000 words)
  • Plan my NaNo Novel. FAIL (I know what I am doing but didn't plan anything)
Personal
  • Stay on top of my schoolwork (this is very important! My Masters program requires me to maintain a 3.0 GPA or be kicked out) SEMI - SUCCESS (I was sick so I missed a few days that my instructor let me make up a little late. However, I completed the class on 11/3 and should have another A. Therefore, I should have a 4.0 GPA still)
  • Read 5 of the books on the ARC list (that I am behind on). FAIL (I read 1)
  • Complete items #16 & 55. FAIL
  • Add 5 movies to #23. SUCCESS (Mona Lisa Smile, End of Watch, Beauty and the Briefcase, United 93, and Cabin Fever)
  • Add 5 bands to #26. FAIL (I added 1)
  • Watch 1 movie for #22. SUCCESS (Grease)
  • Buy 4  nail polish (#86).  SUCCESS
  • Catch up on #84 (currently 2 behind and need 1 for October; 3 pieces of jewelry total).   SUCCESS (I actually am a month ahead now)

I am going easy in November since I have NaNoWriMo this month. Between school and NaNoWriMo, I won't have much time to worry about anything else.

November Goals
Fitness and Health
  • Do exercise program minimum 3 times a week
  • Lose 5 lbs.  
  • Finish current challenges (squats, lunges, calf raises)
Blog
  • Blog 3 times a week in this blog 
  • Comment on blogs as I read them, not saving them for later. 
Writing
  • Add 5 "prompt stories" or poems.
  • Finish NaNoWriMo.
Personal
  • Stay on top of my schoolwork (this is very important! My Masters program requires me to maintain a 3.0 GPA or be kicked out) 
  • Read 2 of the books on the ARC list (that I am behind on).
  • Add 5 movies to #23. 
  • Add 5 bands to #26.
  • Watch 1 movie for #22.
  • Buy 4  nail polish (#86).
Monthly Goals


2 comments:

Jacquie said...

Good luck with your goals!! I know you can make them all great!

Beth W said...

Wow, you set a LOT of goals for yourself. Congrats on getting so many done! This month is already starting to fly by, but I know you can handle those.