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Saturday 13 January 2024

My Goals for 2024

2024 goals

It's been 5 years since I last did a post about my goals for the year. To be honest, life just got in the way of my blogging. I fell out of love for a while for a few reasons. One was that I struggled to move my blog back to blogger and I felt like it wasn't worth it anymore. 
 
As time has passed, the love for my blog has come back and I am actually looking forward to getting back into a routine with it. I updated the layout and feel positive for a good year on my blog.

Anyway onto my goals for the year! 

Keep up my fitness routine and weight loss

Until 2022, my fitness journey was going wonderfully well, I had everything sorted with a routine. Then in 2023, I fell off the bandwagon, hard! Not going into much detail but it wasn't fun and it threw me right off course. I gained some weight, I am still 60 pounds lighter than I started but I hope to lose 20 pounds this year.

I started my journey again just recently and I have a plan. I really enjoy calorie counting with high-protein foods. For exercise, I like walking 10,000-15,000 steps or home workouts including walk workouts, weights and yoga.

Grow my hair

I have had short hair for a few years now, I am a little tired of it now and want to try to get my hair just past my shoulders. I have damaged hair but I am on my way to fixing it and making it healthier. 

I am currently using a bond-repairing hair care product in a last-ditch attempt to keep my hair a bit healthier. 

Start reading books and finish them

Last year I think I read max 2 books. Appaling really considering I was hoping to read a book a month. I have a few books I want to complete and a few more on my book wishlist, any suggestions to read more will be appreciated.

I have Stephen King books, and fitness and beauty books I need to try to read. Wish me luck haha! 

Go to bed earlier and wake up early

Out of all the things I can't seem to get right is a good bedtime routine. Getting up in the morning is a real struggle because it is still dark outside and the cold weather makes you want to stay in bed like a warm cinnamon bun. My routine isn't great as bedtime for me varies so much. At the moment I currently wake up at 7.30am but hopefully will get it down to 6am.

Be more organised with my social media and blog

I haven't been on my social media for a fair amount of months, last month I felt ill and before that, I was contemplating a change up or not. I feel like Moonlight Mel is still me and I have so much to give with it, so that's why I decided to keep with it 

Hopefully, this year will be a great year for my blog and social media

What are your goals for 2024?

Mel


Until next time Mel x

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  1. I have been working on this. I don't have a list of things, but I also want to work on better health and fitness, and sticking with reading. I start so many books and then just give up because I'm too distracted and I don't have enough time (although I could make more time).

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  2. Its the best time of the year to set your goals, and by doing it in a post like this means you serious about achieving it. Love the attitude! Keep up the good work and may you reach your goals this year!

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  3. Good goals! Love that you want to read more. I am trying to make an effort to read more books this year as well.

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  4. Start reading books and finish them is a great goal. I love to read but have a hard time finding the time to devote to it.

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  5. I’m looking for a new job this year. I’ve been having issues with my feet and I can make more money elsewhere. I’m not in a hurry bc I want the right opportunity to present itself.

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  6. I'm also working on going to bed earlier. It's hard going at first but once you get into the routine it becomes far easier to do.

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  7. I can totally relate to your journey, and it's inspiring to see you back with such positive energy for your blog! Your fitness goals are motivating, and I appreciate your honesty about the challenges!

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  8. This year I am also focusing on my bedtime routine, since I hardly get good sleep! I want to move my current website to Blogger too, let's see what my developer suggests.

    Everything Enchanting ❤️

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  9. Best of luck in attaining your goals. I have a list of goals myself. Have a happy 2024! -LYNNDEE

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  10. Good luck with your goals. They sounds so inspiring, and keep up the good work. thanks for sharing your goals with us.

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  11. i definitely have exercising and better sleep routines on my goals for the year too

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  12. I'm determined to grow my hair this year too. I went from blonde to burgundy a couple of weeks ago as well. It was a big move as I don't like change, but I turn 40 in October and I feel like I've never done anything wild yet LOL

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