How I Did on My July Goals & Setting My August Goals

It's just about the end of the month already and a good time to check in and see how I did with this month's goals then plan ahead for what I'd like to accomplish next month.




My July Goals:

Get 30 minutes of exercise 4-5 days a week! --Nope! I did exercise a few times a week though so I'm hoping to work up to more in the coming month.  

Plan a day trip for my birthday-- Yep! My husband had a job in Maine so we decided to stay overnight near Freeport and spend the next day in Maine.  I just love Maine!!  We even drove out to the Nubble lighthouse and listened to the ocean waves for just a bit.






Have at least two get togethers with friends either one on one or in small groups--
Maybe? I'm pretty sure I meant hosting get togethers this month which we didn't do but we did see lots of our friends at their houses, at karate, or through parties so I'm counting it.  I know I really just wanted to make sure we were starting to see other people again.





Try pineapple grilled salmon recipe that I found on Pampered Chef website-- Check!  It was delicious too (check out the recipe here).

Track everyday on Weight Watchers and start tracking water consumed each day too-- Yep! I did track; even when my weekly numbers went into the negatives with my birthday, the 4th of July and our 2 day trip to Maine all falling within a two week time span.

Go to the shoreline at least once-- Yep! As mentioned above we stopped in at the shore on our Maine trip.





Plan a fun shopping/ lunch date with my mom-- Yep!  My mom and I went to Wrethem Outlets for the day and shopped despite social distancing and mask wearing rules.  We had a great time and a delicious lunch out at Ruby Tuesdays with a really tasty pineapple upside down cake dessert.




Clean and organize the laundry room-
Nope!  I forgot all about this goal.



My August Goals:

Get Alec all settled and ready to start at his new school
Begin school with the other two boys
Take Ian to get his learner's permit
Celebrate my niece's & nephew's birthdays
Have my mother in law over for her birthday
Plan one last weekend trip; either for just Ben and I or with the kids
Keep tracking food, water intake, and exercise on the Weight Watchers app
Host a small birthday party for Evan

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Comments

  1. Your Maine trip sounded perfect...can't go wrong with the ocean and clam chowder :)

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  2. Great job! I'm sure you'll do great on the upcoming goals as well.

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  3. Bravo!! Well done on your goals. I am working feverishly on my summer goals. Glad there's still time!!
    So envious of your overnight getaway. We are desperate for one over here. At least one of us is desperate!!

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    1. Thank you! It was wonderful to get away; sounds like we went at just the right time too.

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  4. Well you can't do it all right! Have a good August!

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  5. Maine looks amazing! Great job on your goals!!

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  6. I want to go to Maine. I love lighthouses. Great job on our July goals. Wishing you the best for August!

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  7. You had a productive and fun July! Maine looks beautiful. I grew up in Oregon and absolutely adored the Oregon Coast. It has a similar feel to Maine, though I hope to visit Maine one day to compare first-hand :)

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    1. I've always wanted to see the Oregon coast!

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  8. Great job to set monthly goals and then check yourself at the end of the month. This may be something I will implement into my world. It's hard to know what I've done and haven't done with this social distancing and being so isolated. I really need to add exercise back into my life. Thanks for the tip. Thank you for sharing with us. We were very happy that you chose to link up with #omhgww and your post will be socialized if buttons are available. Have a wonderful day.

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    1. I find monthly goals are much more manageable; when I try setting yearly goals I forget all about them!

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  9. Thanks for sharing with us at Farm Fresh Tuesdays Blog Hop! Love seeing your progress!
    Melissa | Little Frugal Homestead

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