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Monday, August 1, 2011

: august goals : and a july recap :

oh my goodness.
the eighth month?!!?
man, remember when it was january?!

so, here are my goals for august : 
1) be 100% vegan [i have been slacking lately]
2) NO WASTING CSA VEGGIES [seriously, we pay a lot of money for this food!]
3) get down two more pounds
4) send 12 emails to people i care about [real, friend emails]
5) leave 15-18 blog comments
6) follow training plan for half-marathon 95%
7) run 10-12 times AND do zumba abs 10 times
8) pay $______ for loans loans
9) do third Thursday bike event at MIA
10) make $_______ profit
11) add 15-17 NEW items to the shop [seriously, august is gonna be my month!]
12) finish jills book 100%!
15) make all baby gifts [i have five little humans to create for!]
16) shop at ethnic markets [at least 2-3 times AND try NEW ethnic markets]
17) shop from the bulk bins as much as possible [grains, flours, laundry soap!, ect]
18) start and finish james birthday gift [my nanny-baby is turning 1!]
19) start and finish Crystelles case
20) birthday gift for my sister [i have gift EVER in mind!]
21) donate 10 [15%?] of EVERY SINGLE PENNY made to cancer research [this month will mark 1 year since my grandpa passed away][he was one of my biggest fans in the universe and i think of him a billion times a day!]

yikes. lots to do!

and here is a recap of my july goals : 
[dont judge : i pretty much sucked this month ;) ] 

1) run 10 times

2) follow training plan 90+% [running a half-marathon in october] [*i ran one a few years ago and got super injured* NOT happening this time ;)]

3) have 75 ties made before Very Jane deal goes live [more on this later!!!] [NOT DONE : had 55 done]

4) pay $_____ in loans/credit card
[NOT DONE : paying off a chunk, but hoping it would be larger]
5) spend $____-____ in summer clothes with NO GUILT [i dont 'do' well with spending money. it makes me super anxious]
[NOT DONE : told you, i have such a terrible complex about spending money, i just dont do it!]
6) sell ___ items and turn a profit of $______ [NOT DONE : are you seeing a pattern here?!][made a little over half my goal]

7) send 35 ties and 5[+?] bags to Hoot-N-Annie [again, more soon!][NOT DONE : well, 20 ties are going, and NO bags ; so maybe this is 1/2 done?]

8) have Jills book 80% finished [i was asked A YEAR AGO[!] to scrap a wedding book for a friend, and i need to get it done!][NOT DONE : i am planning on doing this for 8 hours on thursday!]

9) get down a few more pounds [i have my health goal in mind][i am down almost 10 pounds and have a little ways left to go!]

10) have 140 blog followers [@121 right now]

11) NO WASTING CSA veggies and fruit [we pay good money to eat fresh and organic. we pick up a new box each week. sometimes its hard to keep eating certain veggies [spinach!!!]. this month = no wasting!] [NOT DONE : wasted every.single.head of lettuce : DUMB!]

12) volunteer 5x

oh my goodness : not good.
i dont even know what i did this month.
i am a little bummed, but really, i am in a bit of a creative rut right now.
i will get out and its lame to see how many things i didnt do, but i am proud that i held myself accountable.

what are you looking to do this month?