ROW80 – Round 1 – Check-in #4

It’s Sunday and that means time for another ROW80 progress update. This week dipped a little bit but still all around good progress.

Writing Goals:

  • Complete outline of WIP
  • Write 1750 words a week, on average 250 words a day (can be on WIP or other writings like flash fiction, character development, world building etc)
    1923 words total this week
  • Finish James Scott Bell book
    Wrote out notes for chapter 4 & 5
  • Read 2 other writing craft books

Social Media Goals:

  • Blog – post 4 times a week
    4 posts – total word count: 2683
  • Blog – post ROW80 progress reports twice a week (Sunday and Wednesday)
    Done
  • Tweet/Comment on at least 10 blogs a week
    Done
  • Comment on 1 new blog per week (ROW80 or otherwise)
    Done

Healthy Lifestyle Goals:

  • Cardio – 3 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday)
    Done. This week we tried skating (now referred to as Death by Skating in my house – wowzers!)
  • BowFlex – 3 times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday)
    Nope – 2 times this week – just been too sore.
  • Maintain a daily food/migraine journal
    Done

The wins:

  • Exceeded my word goal.
  • Met all my social media goals.
  • Met “most” of my healthy lifestyle goals (I’ve gone hard-core on the water with lemon and we went out to breakfast for my Mom’s birthday and ordered a very healthy breakfast – success). We also really enjoyed trying a somewhat new sport (hadn’t been skating in about 6 years). It’s a fun way to get cardio in and looking forward to going back this week.

Where to improve:

  • Like last week, for my word goal I only wrote 3 evenings and around 120 minutes. I want to increase the time spent on my WIP. Maybe similar writing times/amount but add time on plotting, planning and idea brainstorming. Priority this week.
  • I really need to make time to read craft books.
  • This week I want to make sure I get all 3 work-outs in and really concentrate on food. This weekend, we went to the movies and broke down and had the popcorn (although no butter). I want to learn how to go out to stuff we used to eat unhealthy at but adopt healthy eating practices. Retrain the brain.

How are you making out with your ROW80 goals?

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