2019 Goals
1. Lose 5-10 lbs. (Q1. 128 lbs)
2. Create 5 morning habits
3. Complete 1 home project
4. Bike a century ride

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

May 2019 Dining Out Budget

W   5/1 - 2.59
TH 5/2 - 9.23
F    5/3 - 27.63
Sat 5/4 - 24.87
Total   $ 64.32

Sun 5/5 - No Spend!
M   5/6 - 10.29
T    5/7 - 22.18
W   5/8 - 11.16
TH 5/9 - 5.24
F    5/10 - 37.23
Sat 5/11 - 8.31
Total    $ 94.41

Sun 5/12 - 8.63
M   5/13 - 2.55
T    5/14 - 12.47
W   5/15 - 18.27
TH 5/16 - 18.91
F    5/17 - 5.00
Sat 5/18 - 67.62
Total   $ 133.44

Sun 5/19 - 20.70
M   5/20 - 4.42
T    5/21 - 15.29
W   5/22 - No Pend!
TH 5/23 - 59.78
F    5/24 -
Sat 5/25 - 
Total   $1

Sun 5/26 -
M   5/27 -
T    5/28 -
W   5/29 -
TH 5/30 -
F    5/31 - 
Total   $

Estimated  $500, Actual $xx.xx =

Friday, March 1, 2019

March 2019 Dining Out Budget

F     3/1 - 19.75
Sat  3/2 - 6.97
Total  $ - 26.72

Sun 3/3 - 24.00
M    3/4 - 16.37
T     3/5 - No Spend
3/6 - 3/9 - vacation
Total  $ 40.37

Sun 3/10 - Vacation
M    3/11 - No spend
T     3/12 - 3.83
W    3/13 - 7.54
TH  3/14 - 6.18
F     3/15 - 3.30
Sat  3/16 - 28.78
Total  $ 85.00

S     3/17 - No spend
M    3/18 - 23.93
T     3/19 - 23.59
W    3/20 - 27.01
TH  3/21 - 4.82
F     3/22 - 117.34
Sat  3/23 - 136.32
Total  $ 333.01

S     3/24 - No Spend
M    3/25 - 6.88
T     3/26 - 16.28
W    3/27 - 5.04
TH  3/28 - 11.11
F     3/29 - 49.16
Sat  3/30 - 25.53
Sun 3/31 - 9.98
Total  $ 123.98

Estimated  $600, Actual $609.08 = Pretty much a win!


Saturday, February 2, 2019

February 2019 Dining Out Budget

F     2/1 - No Spend!
Sat  2/2 - No Spend!
Total  $ - 

Sun 2/3 - 52.09  
M    2/4 - 27.41
T     2/5 - 13
W    2/6 - 13.45
TH  2/7 - 11.22
F    2/8 - 38.70
Sat  2/9 - 104.74
Total  $ 260.61

S     2/10 - 48.01
M    2/11 - No Spend!
T     2/12 - 27.65
W    2/13 - No Spend!
TH  2/14 - 47.98
F     2/15 - 6.65
Sat  2/16 - 67.90
Total  $ 198.19

S     2/17 - No Spend!
M    2/18 - 22.71
T     2/19 - No Spend!
W    2/20 - 23.96
TH   2/21 - 11.03
F      2/22 - 53.00
Sat   2/23 - 21.70
Total  $ 132.40

S     2/24 - No Spend!
M    2/25 - No Spend!
T     2/26 - 28.8
W    2/27 - 22.41
TH   2/28 - 2.71
Total  $ 53.92

Estimated $700.00, Actual $684.38 = Win!



Friday, December 28, 2018

January 2019 Dining Out Budget

Variable expenses:
T     1/1 - Food out 5.90
W    1/2 - Grocery 42.52, Food out 3.92, Clothes 49.11
TH  1/3 - Grocery 32.14, Audiobooks 15.96
F     1/4 - Food out 7.50, Clothing 13.60, Gas 29.35
Sat  1/5 - Food out 29.45, Prime Video (HBO) 16
Total  $ 223.45

Sun 1/6 -  Food out 7.46
M    1/7 - Grocery 16.36, Food out 13.86
T     1/8 - Food out 17.72
W    1/9 - Grocery 112.48, Gas 18.23
TH  1/10 - Food Out 6.92, Grocery 56.85
F     1/11 - Food Out 5.08,
Sat    1/12 - Food Out 40.23, Parking 2.25
Total  $ 302.34

S     1/13 - Food Out 11.13, Gas 28.75
M    1/14 - No Spend!
T     1/15 - Grocery 21.50, Food Out 6
W    1/16 - Food Out 22.86
TH   1/17 - Food Out 52.96
F      1/18 - Food out 78.60, Food 79.41
Sat   1/19 - Food Out 22.97
Total  $ 197.92

S     1/20 - No Spend!
M    1/21 - Food 61.12, Food Out 2.70, Gas 44.35
T     1/22 - Food Out 10.56
W    1/23 - Personal care 11.94, Food out 8.50
TH   1/24 - No Spend!
F      1/25 - Food Out 37.23
Sat   1/26 - Food 29.16, Food out 18.98
Total  $ 224.54     948.25

S     1/27 - Food 33.18, Food out 35.30, Car wash 13.00
M    1/28 - Food out 45.25
T     1/29 - Food out 7.95, Gas 29.48
W    1/30 - Food 94.20, Food out 3.29, Gas 25.85
TH   1/31 -  No Spend!
Total  $287.50 

Total $ 1,235.75

Estimate Food out 700, Actual 425.75 = Win!
Entertainment    330.06   - Ohyocon, Fitbit Versa, Hockey tickets


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

2018 Goals Evaluation

 1. Student Loans $15k  - Check - Eliminated all debt
 2. Travel 4x - Check
 3. Complete 1 home project - Check
 4. Lose 5-10 lbs - Failed

Happy with the goals set and pleased with my accomplishments.  Must be more disciplined and focused to achieve my health goals.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Goal Reminder

Keep doing things that call attention to your goals - constantly remember them

Saturday, June 23, 2018

July Challenge - eat like a college student

It's time to reduce spending!

Target category: Dining out expenses 
Goal: $700
   - Prepare lunch
   - Make dinners 3x week and use leftovers for lunch
   - When dining out: No fancy restaurants, no alcohol, total family bill under $50 (with tip)

Dining out tracker:
Sun 7/1 - CHECK - hamburgers, corn, quinoa   
M    7/2 - CHECK - pork brisket sandwhich, rice, orange
T     7/3 - Ok - dine-in and Cary-out, combined total under 25
W    7/4 - CHECK - eggs and pork leftovers, fish and hamburgers
TH  7/5 - Ok - carry-out 10
F     7/6 - X - bill at 30
Sat  7/7 - X - lunch 33.40, dinner - home - hamburgers
Total  $ 98.40

Sun 7/8  -  CHECK - leftovers hamburgers, corn, beans  
M    7/9  - CHECK - Spaghetti
T     7/10 - X - carry-out 33.2, my dinner from Kroger 15
W    7/11 - CHECK - leftover sushi and noodles
TH  7/12 - Ok - carry-out under 20
F     7/13 - Ok - Taco Bell 6
Sat  7/14 - CHECK - Leftover Taco Bell, pizza, juiced drink
Total  $ 74.20

Sun 7/15 - X - Olive Garden 34.16
M    7/16 - Ok - carry-out under 20
T     7/17 - Ok - carry-out 20
W    7/18 - Check - leftover Taco Bell and frozen turkey burger
TH  7/19 - X - work lunch 7.40, carry-out 40.40 = 47.80
F     7/20 -X - Lunch 7, Dinner 32.25 = 39.25
Sat  7/21 - Check - Ravioli and salad kit 
Total $ 161.40

Sun 7/22 - Check - dinner grilled and coconut shrimp and couscous
M    7/23 - Ok - lunch 3.5, dinner at home - turkey burger, steak
T     7/24 - Ok - lunch 4.75, dinner 24.9
W    7/25 - X - Lunch 3.45, dinner 46.72
TH  7/26 - Ok - lunch and snacks 12.80, dinner 5.56
F     7/27 - Ok - carry out 28.08
Sat  7/28 - Check - dinner grilled hamburgers, brats, corn
Total $ 129.76  (463.76)

Sun  7/29 - CHECK - leftovers for lunch, pizza at Judy and Jimmy’s
M     7/30 - CHECK - veggies lunch, leftover pizza, salad, brats, and hamburgers (129.8)
T      7/31 - Ok - lunch 5.80
Total $  469.56  

Grade (1-5): 5  Met Goal

Lessons Learned:
  - Small efforts daily really added up to make a big difference overall.
  - Although we dined out more than we thought, we didn't get discouraged and stuck with the goal