Thursday, January 1, 2015

January Goals


I tried to set easy goals for December. However, they weren't all as easy as I thought. 

First, a recap of December:

December Goals
  • Do exercise program minimum 3 times a week  FAIL
  • Lose 5 lbs.    FAIL
  • Finish current challenges (squats, lunges, calf raises)   FAIL
  • Blog 3 times a week in this blog     FAIL
  • Comment on blogs as I read them, not saving them for later.  SUCCESS
  • Add 5 "prompt stories" or poems.   FAIL
  •  Work on at least one of my novels.   FAIL
  • 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
  • Read 2 of the books on the ARC list (that I am behind on).  SEMI - SUCCESS (I read one: Gilded Lily by Vivian Winslow)
  • Add 5 movies to #23. FAIL
  • Add 5 bands to #26.   FAIL
  • Watch 1 movie for #22.  FAIL
  • Buy 4 nail polish (#86).   SUCCESS
  • Cook the amazing Christmas Day meal I have planned.  SUCCESS
  •  photo 7EF69B75-BC3D-414F-919D-6978B2F9AC3D_zpstsy3rdb5.jpg So much food you can't even see it all on my plate. Ham, Turkey, Mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, corn, sweet potatoes, and rolls. 
  • Actually follow through with the traditions we have planned to start (we are feeling like horrible parents because we have never really done traditions).  SUCCESS
  • Attend the husband's work Christmas party. SUCCESS

January Goals
  • Do exercise program at least 15 times this month.
  • Lose 5 lbs.
  • Restart challenges (squats, lunges, calf raises)
  • Blog at least 3 times a week in this blog
  • Comment on blogs as I read them.
  • Add 5 "prompt stories" or poems.
  • Work on at least 1 of my novels. 
  • Stay on track with schoolwork. 
  • Read the following: 2 ARCs, 1 book for the PopSugar reading challenge, 1 book for the Read Your Freebies reading challenge, 1 book for the Contemporary Romance reading challenge, 1 book for the New to You reading challenge, 1 book for the re-read challenge, 1 book for the TBR Pile reading challenge (approximately 8 books)
  • Add 5 movies to #23. 
  • Add 5 bands to #26.
  • Watch 1 movie for #22.
  • Buy 4 nail polish (#86).

1 comment:

Erin LFF said...

I failed a LOT in December, so don't feel bad ;) The holidays just get in the way hehe. I'm hoping to get back into a REAL exercise routine this month and shed some lb's myself.