Monday, 6 August 2018

AUGUST GOALS!

Is it Autumn yet? Time is going by so fast ... in no time it'll be Christmas! I missed my new July goals so in this post I'll reflect on how I got on with my June goals and share with you my plans for August!



Complete my first ever 10K Race for Life
So I never thought I'd actually get through it and surprisingly it wasn't as bad as I thought it'd be but I am so proud of myself for doing my first ever 10K! As some of you will know I am not very fit and had only ever run 5K before but taking part but I wanted to challenge myself and I'm proud that I did because I felt such a buzz of achievement. I normally run 5K in about 40 minutes so I was pleased to run my 10K in 1 hour 20 mins in the sweltering heat (my goal was to do it in under 1 hour 30!) It is such an amazing atmosphere at Race for Life events and I can't wait to sign up for next year too!

Schedule my blog content at least 1 week in advance so I don't miss a post!
Ok so this totally failed! I went away twice in June and have been busy every weekend since then so you can imagine I just simply haven't had time to blog. I work 8.30-4.30 every day but if you add the gym in during the week the hours just slip by and I never get round to doing anything else. Maybe this should be a goal for August? Do you reckon I'm up for the challenge?

Keep going with Slimming World and get down to my target weight (I'm about 5 pounds away but I keep maintaining so I need to be strict after a few weeks off due to holiday!)
Again ... this is another fail but I am now back on track and determined to get to my initial goal! I gained 4 pounds throughout the last couple of weeks (which does include a 1 week all inclusive holiday to Rhodes and a long girly weekend in Spain) so I don't think it's all that bad!

Take better care of my skin and switch up my skincare routine
I actually made an effort with this one. I've worn a lot less makeup over the last couple of months and have seen a great improvement in my skin. I have been using my B pure micellar water from Superdrug to remove makeup and my trustee L'Oreal Paris Hydra Genius is a must have to keep my skin feeling hydrated. Do you want to know which skincare products I'm currently using? Let me know in the comments below and I can do a post!

Join another bloggers chat on twitter
As I've mentioned previously June and July have been crazy busy for me so I've not had a chance to do any blogger chats but I am excited to join one next week and meet some new bloggers. What are your favourite twitter chats to join?



August Goals
  • Reach 140,000 page views on my blog
  • Get to 480 followers on Bloglovin
  • Go to the gym 4 times a week every day throughout August
  • Reach my initial weightloss target and stay on plan!
  • Spend time with family and friends!
What are your August goals? Let me know yours in the comments below!

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  1. I love Race for Life events too. Pretty muddy is so fun! Have you done that one? I might sign up for the 10K one next year! Also I'm struggling with slimming world too!! It's so hard isn't it. I vow to be back on it after my holiday!

    Dena | The Dena Edit | Beauty Giveaway | Bloglovin xo

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    1. They're so fun aren't they - ohh no I've not done one of those, I'd love to though yours looked so fun! Yeah I've struggled with Slimming world since my holiday, let's do it together! XX

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  2. Good luck with all of these! I'm always looking to improve my skincare routine, so I'd love to see a post from you talking about what you use/ love! Taking part in Blogger chats is so much fun, I really need to do it more too. Hope you achieve everything xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

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    1. Thanks Hannah! Yes, I'll definitely add that to my list of new posts! Do you have any recommendations of good blogger chats?

      XX

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  3. I need to start scheduling my blog posts in advance too! Love these goals, good luck with them :)

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    1. I always feel so much better when I do it, but it's so difficult to find the time to fit it all in after a full day at work! XX

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