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December 2022 Goals

Last month of the year, will be makiing it easy for me now that I am working and trying to enjoy the holiday season with my daughter and family. Here are my goals for this month. A little bit late, oops!

  1. Grocery budget $400
  2. Run 5 times
  3. Walk 15 times
  4. 7,000 steps a day
  5. Read 5 books
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March Goals

Here are my goals for March. For the most part, many goals will be the same, but i will be adding a few more.

  1. Read 5 books
  2. Run 30 miles
  3. Spend less than $30 on fast food or take out (theme parks are the exception)
  4. No Amazon
  5. No Target
  6. Make $300 with my business
  7. Write 5 posts on my blog
  8. 20 days of using phone 6 hours or less
  9. Meatless Mondays
  10. Go to the gym 2 times a week
  11. Post 3 videos on YouTube
  12. Post 5 videos on TikTok
  13. Post 5 videos on Instagram
  14. Take my daughter out 2 days a week (theme park, park, nature activities etc)
  15. Have 100 followers on TikTok
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Low Buy Year 2022

Last year I decided to do a no buy year but failed. I think the problem was that I expected to go from shopaholic to not buying a single thing. This year I will do a low buy year, which means I won’t be as strict, but still plan to be more intentional about my purchases. Everyone has different rules based on where they are in their lives. These are my rules for 2022.

Can’t Buy/Spend Money

Clothes for me

Shoes for me

Subscriptions (once special prices run out)




Disney Emoji Blitz


Toys for Selena

Notebooks and pens

Can’t Buy Until I Run Out



Shampoo Bars

Lip Balm


Can Buy

1 pair of running shoes

Race entries

Business supplies

Clothes for Selena


Fast Food (1-2 times a month)

I’ll do a recap at the end of the month to see how it’s going for me. Excited for this challenge and to see everyone else who is participating too!

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25 Things to Do Before Turning 30

When I was 27 or 28 years old, I started making a list of things that I wanted to do before I turned 30 years old. Then along came the pandemic and quarantine and bans on traveling and it affected many things on my list. So I revised my list and chose things that seemed “easy” for me to accomplish. However, even those were difficult for me. Here are both lists and I’ll mark which ones I was able to do and which ones I wasn’t. I turn 30 years old next week, so I don’t think I can accomplish any of these before then. I will be adding a few of these to my 2021 bucket list.

1. Start Selena’s Sweets x

2. Dopey Challenge 2021 x

3. Run a 8 minute mile x

4. Quit my job x

5. Publish two novels on Amazon kindle x

6. Have 1,000 followers on personal Instagram x

7. Have 500 YouTube subscribers x

8. Trip to Las Vegas with Destiny x

9. Weekend in San Francisco with family x

10. Weekend in Nashville with Gioavanna x

11. Pay off 5 credit cards x

12. Run a full marathon under 5 hours x

13. Run a half marathon under 2 hours x

14. Have an emergency Fund of $1,000 x

15. Do 25 pushups non stop x

16. Travel to a new state

17. Get a manicure x

18. Dye my hair x

19. Learn German x

20. Run 30 miles nonstop x

21. Weigh at least 115 pounds x

22. Finish paying mom back x

23. Buy a new phone * I did this!

24. Get a new laptop * also did this

25. Finish paying grandma x

As you can see, I only accomplished two things on this list, buying a new phone and a new laptop. I am hoping to accomplish more in 2021, though I have zero plans of travelling this year.

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June Goals Recap

These were my goals from June. Sadly, I failed most of them.

Use my phone less than 36 hours a week, this comes out to a little under 6 hours a day

-I came few two weeks, but the next two weeks I used my phone about 38-42 hours each week

No streaming services aka Netflix, Prime, or Hulu

-Watched Netflix one day and watched Hulu another day, only because I forgot to cancel my Hulu account before I was charged, oops!
Only shop on Amazon once

-I shopped there 9 times!
No Twitter, Facebook, or Snapchat

-Posted once or twice on Snapchat, once on Twitter, and posted once on Facebook, though I went on almost every single day
Run 20 miles

-This was one of the few goals I accomplished. I ran 21 miles in June, including a virtual OC Half Marathon
No shopping at Target

-Shopped at Target twice, which isn’t too bad
20 No spend days

-Not sure how many no spend days I had, but it wasn’t close to 20 days
Read 7 books

I did this goal too, Read about 10 books last month.
No fast food

-Had fast food twice
No YouTube

_I watched YouTube at least 5 days a week