This post contains affiliate links. We took the week off and had a low key week relaxing.  Despite that, I still managed to make progress on my goals.  Here is my progress for my goals for 2022: week 7 of 52.

My Goals for 2022
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My Goals for 2022


Stay Ahead in My Work

On track.  I was a week ahead, but not anymore!  I’ll start working on getting a week ahead again in March.


On track.  I am now a half week ahead in my blog.  However, like my freelance work, I’d like to be two weeks ahead.  The following goals will help with that:

Keep an Editorial Calendar

Not yet.

Take Classes on SEO and Pinterest

Not yet.

Update 52 Blog Posts

This goal is 7.7% complete.  I didn’t update any blog posts this week.

These are the posts I updated previously:

Getting Organized: Meal Planning and Cooking,

Cancer, Faith, and Unexpected Joy by Becky Baudouin

11/22/63 by Stephen King Book Review

MyFreezEasy Review

Eliminate Broken Links

Not yet.  I have 1,600 broken links on my blog!  I started to tackle this, but then I realized it would be better to work on eliminating old pages that no longer have worth.  Doing that will take care of a lot of the broken links, but I need to learn how to do it properly so people don’t get an error page.  (I really should be better at behind the scenes work as a blogger, but I really just like to write!!)

Get My Two Blog Email Accounts Down to Zero

My Goals for 2022

This goal is 9.4% complete.

At the start of the year, my main work email had 112,413 messages; it now has 107,344.  The other had 8,291; it currently has 5,917.


We did so many home improvements in 2021 that most of 2022 will be spent replenishing our home improvment fund.  However, there are some small improvements that we’d like to get done.

My Goals for 2022

  1. Put handles on the kitchen and bathroom cabinets,
  2. Replace the sliding glass door handle
  3. Finish our master bathroom (We had a new shower tile installed, but now we need to do something with our vanity, paint the walls where we had the large mirror removed, and add smaller mirrors.)
  4. Replace the underlay on our roof.  (This will either be done in 2022 or early in 2023, depending on life circumstances.)


Walk 400 Miles This Year

This goal is 11.8% complete.  This week I walked 6 miles for 116 minutes.

For the year, I’ve walked 47.4 miles for 889 minutes.

Make a Recipe Binder

Not yet.  I have a lot of recipes our family likes, but they’re not written down anywhere.

Have One Health Challenge a Month

This goal is 8% complete

My goal for February is to do 10 sit ups, 5 push ups and 25 squats for 14 days this month.  I only did this once last week.  I keep forgetting!!

Complete–walk a 5K on the treadmill!

I had never walked more than 2.5 miles since last year when I started walking, so this was a stretch for me.  However, I did it and couldn’t be happier about it.  Unfortunately, it did kick my butt and resulted in a lower number of miles walked this week than the last few, so I won’t be walking a 5K again for awhile.


Take One Day a Week Completely Off Work

This goal is just not going to happen in this busy season of our lives.  Instead, I replaced this goal:

Make 80+ Freezer Meals So I Don’t Have to Cook During the 100+ Degree Summer Days

I wrote a post about my goal to make 80+ freezer meals by this summer.

This week I didn’t add any meals.  My total so far is 14 meals and this goal 17.5% complete:


These are the meals I have already prepared:

Stuffed Pepper Soup, (x2)

One Skillet Paleo Meal,

Sloppy Joes (x2)

Stuffed Pepper Soup,

BBQ Smoked Sausage & Lima Beans,

Butternut Apple Slow Cooker Soup,

Chicken Fajitas (x2) (I just froze the filling)

Turkey & Veggie Soup,

Paleo Chili,

Vegetarian Chili & Cornbread,

One Skillet Paleo Meal,

Spend No More Than 45 Minutes on Social Media a Day

My Goals for 2022
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This goal is 9.6% complete.  Yes!  I did great with this during the week.


Finish The Bible in a Year

This goal is 8% completed.  I didn’t listen to any episodes this week.  (I started the year on episode 183.)

Read 52 Books

This goal is 19% complete.  I finished two books this week, The Forest of Vanishing Stars & Brother Andrew.  I have finished ten books so far this year:

Brother Andrew (review coming soon)

The Forest of Vanishing Stars (review coming soon)

Die with Zero (review coming soon!)

The Unanswered Letter

The Fault in Our Stars

Going Solo

Ida Scudder

The Night She Disappeared,

The Push,

Wuthering Heights

I’m currently reading/listening to six books.  (Check out my reading challenge to see what I plan to read this year.)

Write in My Journal 100 Times This Year

This goal is 4% complete.  I didn’t write in my journal this week.


Take Four Local Trips

No trips this week.

Travel to Michigan

Not yet, but we’re hoping to go maybe in the spring?

Travel to Japan

My Goals for 2022
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I’m putting this goal here because we were planning to go to Japan in February, 2020.  Covid had already hit Japan by then, so my husband’s mom asked us to cancel the trip. Little did we know how much our world would change in March, 2021.  We’d love to go to Japan in 2022, but that will depend on how the pandemic goes.

Final Thoughts

There you have it, my goals for 2022!  I’d love to hear how your goals are progressing in the new year.

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