For those of you who saw my post on Wednesday, my dog, Angel, is back at home after spending a few days on an IV at the vet’s office. She seems to have improved and has a follow-up check-up tomorrow. Thank you to everyone for all of the well wishes and positive energy you sent our way!

This week was, well, chaos, but I’m looking forward to kicking it into a higher gear in the weeks ahead.

This week’s check-in…

Writing goals

1.) I have a long list of projects I’m currently working on, so I’m just going to make this first goal “make measurable progress on one of my WIPs.” This week I finished a read-through of “Stolen by Magic.” Not a whole lot of progress, but I’ll take it.

2.) Read two books on the craft/business of writing. No progress to report.

Social media goals

1.) Check in on Twitter or Facebook daily. Met for every day except Monday.

2.) Blog twice a week. Blogged three times.

3.) Comment on three-five blog posts daily, Monday-Thursday. Met for every day except Monday.

Life goals

1.) Do yoga or tai chi or meditate three times per week. 3/3—Technically, two of those were pilates, but I’m going to go ahead and count those.

2.) Do something related to volunteer work or spiritual practice at least once a week. Attended a ritual on Sunday, emailed to inquire about volunteering at the local food pantry.

3.) Do morning pages in journal Monday-Friday. Done for three of five days.


A Round of Words in 80 Days, founded by author Kait Nolan, is the writing challenge that knows you have a life. It’s also a blog hop! Click here to see other participants’ goals for the current round.

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