Sunday Summary – January 08, 2017

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Given this was the first week of the year, I think I did pretty well on all the goal fronts! I’ve still got room for improvement, but plenty of time to make it.

This week in writing

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My total words written for this week is exactly 5000, taking my grand total to 25k. I’m really happy with this total. I’ve mentioned before that I’d rather take the pace a bit slowly and have less to revise, rather than try to keyboard-smash out a large amount that ultimately get cut anyway. I’ve nearly finished Part 2 of Operation: Sugarplum, then I will need to work out exactly how the climax is going to work out. I’m giving myself about five weeks to finish this draft.

This week in reading

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I have already read one book this year, The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood.  I’ve since begun The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, which should only take a couple more days to get through.

This week in blogging

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I’ve literally just gone through and commented on the WIPpet Wednesday posts for this week. Better late than never, right? I visited a pretty good slew of WWW participants on Wednesday night, and I think most of the comments on mine were people returning the favour, so I didn’t need to do much catch-up there. I’ve returned to book reviewing, and am getting back into the routine with that.

This week in health and fitness

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I lost 900g this week! I’m really pleased, especially as I was still polishing off Christmas goodies in the first part of the week. Now to just keep that momentum up for the next few months. I got back to the gym yesterday, attending the first BodyAttack class of the year (still a bit sore from that) and then doing some general cardio today. I did have a bit of an indulgent day today, but as long as I’m good for the rest of the week, I think I’m okay.

Other highlights this week

Today was in theory my writing groups first meet up. It ended up just being me and one other person, but I do enjoy the atmosphere of sitting in a cafe, drinking hot chocoalte and writing. The friend who was there is hoping to make this a proper every-second-Sunday event, which I am totally down for.
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That’s it from me for this week. How is your week going?

~ Emily

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9 thoughts on “Sunday Summary – January 08, 2017

    • Emily Witt says:

      That does make it really hard! I only got a car a couple of years ago and it has made a huge difference. I was fine if we were just meeting up in the city, but getting to anyone’s house in a suburb was a pain!

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