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6 Goals For This Week (& yes, I’m taking another week “off”!)

10 Goals For This Week

So my goal for last week was to rest. And it was SO good — especially after my surgery was behind me! Because I ended up getting sick for a few days in addition to my surgery recovery, I got very few of my goals finished. But because I did get in so much rest, that was more important, right?

This week, my goal is to take it easy and rest some more. I’m going to gradually ease back into life, but I’m going to make sure that I’m getting enough sleep at night and not overdoing during the day.

Last Week’s Goals:

Marriage/Mothering/Homemaking Goals

1. Finish reading one read aloud book with the kids.

2. Write a love note to Jesse.

3. Have an at-home Movie Date with Jesse.

Personal Goals

4. Get at least 7+ hours of sleep every night.

5. Finish reading two fiction books.

Ministry/Hospitality/Friendship Goals

6. Write notes to the Compassion children we sponsor.

This week’s goals:

Marriage/Mothering/Homemaking Goals

1. Finish reading one read aloud book with the kids.

2. Write a love note to Jesse.

3. Have an at-home Movie Date with Jesse.

Personal Goals

4. Get at least 7+ hours of sleep every night.

5. Finish reading one fiction book.

6. Do the 5-Day Homemaking Challenge.

How did you do on last week’s goals? What are your goals for this week? I’d love to have you share your progress on last week’s goals and your goals for this coming week in the comments. Of, if you’ve blogged about it, leave your direct link below. Let’s cheer each other on to live purposeful and productive lives! You can download a free customizable weekly goal-planning sheet here.

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  • You are smart to be taking it easy and letting yourself heal! Praying you feel better and have a smooth recovery.

  • claire says:

    Resting is good for you after surgery.

    I havent set any weekly goals yet. As still reading your book but i have implented a daily schedule that after a few weeks i’m pretty much sticking to.

    My goals for startibg this week are:

    Getting up before the kids to exercise daily readings before work. Back to work at a school after 7 weeks off!

    Sort financial goals with the husband. As had a curve ball thrown with by a friend which could free us up to move house.

    Make sure i get 7+ hours sleep with my chronic illness.

  • Alicia says:

    I have been praying for you 🙂 and just wanted to say thank you for sharing your current health experience. In June I had a health scare and it has turned my world upside down for the better 🙂 my family and I were heading to the park one evening in June when I suddenly had a pain like I never have before in my lower right abdomen. We ended up going to our hospital , where I was transferred to a larger hospital for a Ct scan in the middle of the night that showed I was internally bleeding, so badly hat they couldn’t make out was on my right ovary. All they could tell me was I had a mass on my right ovary. I landed myself in the hospital for a week, having ultrasounds and a blood transfusion 🙁 I was sent home to heal , and have been since dealing with this mass on my ovary. It is a large 10cm cyst that has shrunk to 8cm and I go every couple of weeks to have an ultrasound to see if it keeps shrinking and if it stops shrinking I will have my right ovary removed. I have never cried and prayed so much in my life. I have learned that everyday matters and that my worries are not worries! With out our health we have nothing and I will have a happy ending and realize many won’t. I am so thankful things have worked out for you and thank god for my health, family and ability to have good health care … Feel better and rest up!!! Before you know it you will be back to your self! I am a SAHM to 3 kids, I am 37 and in Canada and thank you for sharing Crystal and motivating me everyday! xx

  • Emily says:

    Yes, rest up!! What a blessing that your surgery went well and that you got the No Cancer diagnosis.

  • Karen says:

    So glad you are taking time to recover!! Indeed I is hard for us list-makers to slow down . . I am slowly learning to sit back and relax and have delegated a day specifically for that purpose.
    My goal this week? Get enough of the house sorted out and water leak fixed so that we may finally take to to sit out front at our yard sale!!

  • Victoria says:

    Glad to hear that you are resting up. My main goals for this week is to finish 1 book, and take my bike in to get the brakes fixed (I have been doing this two step process to stop my bike for months and I know that isn’t going to work if I should need to stop in a hurry … it will only take a few minutes to get it fixed….don’t know why I keep putting it off). I would also like to get at least a week ahead in blog posts again, summer fun had me writing just a week at a time but I really prefer to be at least a week ahead.

  • Rest is so important–I’m glad you’re getting enough after your surgery! This week I am taking a plunge and signing up for a 5K. Considering I can only run about one mile right now, this is a big step 🙂

  • Anne says:

    You are so wise to take it easy this week. While you got the best possible news that it wasn’t cancer, it was still traumatic. Please take all the time your family and you need to heal physically and emotionally.

    I’ve started setting weekly goals again. My work-related goal is to read one chapter of my textbook and write a one-page paper for an online class I’m taking to maintain my teaching certificate (in case I ever go back to teaching).

  • Vickie says:

    I’m glad you are able to take it easy this week. Good thing you have such great helpers around there!
    Have a blessed day!


  • Well, I’m getting a slow start on my goals this week since I have been hammered with a migraine for the past three weeks, but today I woke up migraine free! So, these goals, and your homemaking challenge will have to start on Thursday for me. Better late than never, right?!

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