April 2013 Goals

It’s finally spring! Temperatures in the next 10 days will be in the 70s! I am so ready for it to warm up. Especially because it means more outside activities :) Here are my goals for April!

-Running: run 35 miles. I want to get in the habit of running 2 miles four times a week.

-Other exercise: do core work 3-4 times per week. I’ve gotten some core exercises from my physical therapist that are easier for me to do with my hip problems. I want to commit to doing them 3-4 times per week.

-Gardening: move everything outside! It’s finally spring time and I’m ready to move my sprouts outside! I can’t wait to get my garden going :)

-Furniture: get rid of the extras! This was on my March goals and I made a little bit of progress but I need to get rid of everything we don’t need this month.

-Budget: stick to our budget better. Last month, we spent a lot on food, overspending in both our grocery and restaurant budgets. We need to have better control and awareness of what we are spending.

-Puppies: we are planning to start Cody in class on April 11th but we are going to wait to make sure other people have signed up for the class since he is very well behaved at home but when other dogs are around he tends to have selective deafness ;)

-Eat more fruit! This past week, I bought a bunch of fruit and I ate all of it during the week. I had tons of oranges, apples, bananas, and strawberries and I pretty much only snacked on fruit. Not only did this cut back on my snacking on unhealthy foods, it made me feel great. I definitely want to keep my fruit intake up.

-Cooking: four more new recipes! And making sure to take pictures of new recipes, as well as old favorites, for blogging.

-Crafting: since I didn’t manage to do a craft last month, I would like to try for two this month. One I want to be a menu board for the kitchen, since this would help us to eat what we’ve already bought in groceries, rather than going out to eat. The other one can be something smaller, but I’m not sure what yet.

What are your goals for April? Happy spring!