Goal Update for Week 10

1. Walk at least 500 miles this year. (82 miles down, 418 to go)

I walked 10 miles this week, mostly outdoors. **I realized that I am going to have to walk at least 10 miles a week (if not more) to hit 500 by the end of the year, so hopefully this walking trend continues

2. Eat less than 30 net carbs a day

I did this for 6 out of 7 days….it was my birthday this week so there may have been a large brownie and ice cream (topped with chocolate sauce and Oreos) for dessert one night…..Yes, a stomachache followed!! But it was worth it:)

3. Read at least two nonfiction books a month

The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too)

This past week I read The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin.  (I randomly picked this book up at the library on a whim)  I liked it ok. It has a really simple personality-type test inside that takes just a few minutes to complete.  The author basically thinks that everyone’s personality fits into four tendencies: The Questioner, The Obliger, The Rebel, and The Upholder.  She goes further and shows a diagram as to how each tendency overlaps with another one, which allows you to understand a little more as to which type of tendency you have. My problem with the test/book, is that my top two tendencies, The Rebel and The Upholder, are total opposites. So they technically should not belong together at all, but they were almost equal in my results…..so I guess I have a split personality!

It overall was a really fun book, especially if you like to take personality quizzes in magazines.  **I was not surprised at all to see that I am a Rebel, I really hate to be told what to do…even by myself.  It was nice to know that other people rebel against themselves…

4.  Have at least two date nights a month

Not yet.

5. Have at least two family game nights a month

Not yet.

6. Have one no spend week a month

Not yet, I am still recovering from Frugal February, so I will probably have a no spend week later in the month.

7. Buy nothing new this year

I decided to edit the rules for my buy nothing new challenge.  I am allowing myself a free pass to use at the Dollar Tree and the Target Dollar aisle because realistically, I cannot get it cheaper anywhere else.  **It is next to impossible to find stocking stuffers or Easter basket items at the thrift store!!

8. Add twelve new products to my Teachers Pay Teachers store

I finally finished my Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets study guide and added it to my store on Saturday…..thank goodness that is done!

9. $5 weekly challenge

pb and ravioli

Kroger had a great sale on peanut butter this week so I got five jars to donate to the food bank. I was still under budget so I found a large can of ravioli that was on sale to round out my donation for the week.



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