August Goals – How Did I Do?

Every month I set goals for myself and then check back at the end of the month to see how much (or little) I accomplished.

August Goals – Results

  1. Return to my exercise routineResults?  So-so.  I had surgery in July and getting back to my routine has been really hit-or-miss.  The best part has been going back to booty camp on Sundays and seeing my friends from Mel’s Machines.  It’s way more fun doing lunges in a group than alone.  Lifting weights has been difficult; I lost a lot of balance.   I’m still not allowed to do any core exercises and cardio beyond 20 minutes is painful.  I guess the main thing I’m exercising right now is patience and it’s driving me nuts, so it must be good for me, right? 😉

    Booty camp with Mel's Machines

    Booty camp with Mel’s Machines

  2. Get my family to eat clean for breakfastResults?  Pretty good.  My husband, Henri, is now eating smoothies for breakfast instead of McDonald’s drive-thru.  That alone is a victory.  Most mornings my son is willing to eat oatmeal/sweet potato pancakes (but only if I tell him it’s Bisquick).  My daughter, Rylee, is a hardcore Raisin Bran fan and clings to her cereal for dear life, so I’m letting it slide.  There are worse cereals out there.

    Henry with sweet potato pancakes

    Henry with sweet potato pancakes

  3. School bootcampResults?  Satisfactory.  I don’t know about you, but I used to totally forget everything I learned the previous year during summer vacation, which made my first month back at school more difficult than it had to be.  So I decided to ease the kids back into the school mindset towards the end of the month.  Little Henry can trace numbers and can write a few letters now.   Rylee practiced spelling sight words.  Both kids practiced math on and on some free aps I downloaded to my phone.  College scouts from Harvard won’t be knocking on our door anytime soon, but at least the kids can start the year coming from a good base.



How about you?  How did you do on your goals?

Lisa ;) (c) 2013 Lisa Traugott.  All rights reserved.  No portion of this blog, including any text, photographs, and artwork, may be reproduced or copied without written permission.

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