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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Checking in on Goals

These were my goals (not resolutions) at the beginning of the year, with progress noted.

Health Goals
Eliminate (Hubby says cut down on) desserts - DONE (more than once)
Eliminate sodas - DONE (more than once)
Eliminate fried foods - better
Add more vegetables - better
Add more fruits - better
Prepare rounded meals
Eat lighter dinner - failing miserably
Exercise - doing good until I started feeling so bad in June
Walk daily 30 minutes - same as above
Bicycle daily 30 minutes
Exercises for the back daily
Look into tennis or golf - started but had to quit after injury

Financial Goals
Put 15% of Hubby's salary toward mortgage payoff - DONE
Hold off house addition until mortgage paid and economy is stable
Bump emergency fund to $20K - DONE
Add identity theft insurance
No eating out (Hubby says Less eating out) - failing miserbly
Cook from scratch - hahahahaha
Get part time job to speed mortgage payoff - health problems prevent that
Keep better budget accounting

The good news is that we have paid off the mortgage and I have started the candida diet. I still don't feel well, but in ways I can tell I am better. Two more hurdles to get a clean bill of health.

Until next time, may you have blessings and good health,


  1. Mortgage free is very impressive!

  2. Thank you. We fell very blessed to be able to have that done. So many years of tightening the belt finally paid off.


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