Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2022

Hey! 😊 Sorry, guys, that I haven’t been posting regularly! Things have been kind of crazy, but I’m going to try to post more consistently in May!

Books I read

Saint Gianna: Her Life of Joy and Heroic Sacrifice by Giuliana Pelucchi. I bought this book because I wanted to learn more about this saint! The book was pretty well-written, though it did get a bit boring at certain points. (I feel like this is the case for a lot of biographies.) I definitely did learn more about this heroic saint through this book! I rated it 4.75/5 stars.

St. Maria Goretti in Garments All Red by Godfrey Poage. This is another saint biography. My sister found it at a thrift store, bought it, and read it. I decided to read it, then. I think that Saint Maria Goretti was such a brave person, and this book was also written really well. 4.5/5 stars.

I Am Margaret by Corinna Turner. My cousin recommended this book, so I decided to get it. I loved it! There were only a few things that I didn’t like, such as the unusual font, but I got used to it as I read. Another thing about it that made me not enjoy it as much as I would have, is the fact that my cousin was hyping it up a lot. I still rated it 5/5 stars, though!

The Case For Easter by Lee Strobel. I watched the movie”The Case For Christ” a while ago, so I decided to pick this book up before Easter. It definitely gave a lot of great evidence of Jesus’s death and resurrection. I would recommend it to anyone! 5/5 stars.

Twelve Years as a Slave by Solomon Thompson. This was another autobiography I was assigned to read for my English class. I found the details very descriptive, and it was written very well. 5/5 stars!

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan. I started this book a little while ago and then stopped reading it. I picked it up again and finished it in a few days. I absolutely loved it! It’s a few different stories in one book, following one harmonica as it transforms three different children’s lives. I also loved the ending, because it just tied everything together nicely! I’m thinking about doing a full book review for this book! I gave it 5/5 stars!

Writing updates

I did not get much writing done this month. I feel like I’ve been busier with school and soccer, but I’m going to try and get more writing done in May! I’m just going to try to focus on one of my books, the contemporary one!

Crochet

I got a good amount of crochet done this month! I even posted a pattern for Easter bunny keychains! I’m running out of yarn now, though!!!! I might do a yarn haul soon!

Running

I actually reached my goals this month! I aimed to run 20 miles, and I did *exactly* that!

Posts

Thank You For 100 Followers! ðŸ’–

10 Minute Crochet Easter Bunny Keychains

Happy Easter!

Celebrating 100 Followers: Becky’s Springtime Photography Contest

Reviewing goals for April

Get 100 followers and do a special post Yesss! Thank you for 100 followers! I never thought that in less than a year, I’d reach this many followers! 😊 I am doing a photography contest to celebrate! The deadline is May 20th, but I might have to push it back because no one has entered yet.

Run 20 miles (actually do it this time!!) I did! Like I said, it was exactly 20 miles!

Post a crochet pattern I did! Here is my pattern for cute little crochet bunny keychains!!!

Do a book review I didn’t get around to this. I am going to try to do one in May, though! ☺

Get some bike rides in! Yup! I was trying to focus on doing more cross-training this month on the days I didn’t run!

Do at least one lesson of Spanish a day There were some days I didn’t get around to doing a lesson, but I tried to do one lesson a day! In case anyone’s wondering, I’m learning Spanish on Duolingo.

Practice piano every day Yes!

Goals for May

  • Post every Monday
  • Do a book review
  • Follow my 10k running plan
  • Focus on writing my contemporary novel
  • Finish reading “The Return of the King”
  • Get to 60,000 words in the first draft of my contemporary nove

I’m not going to be able to add any of my pictures from April right now. I might come back and add them later!

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Thanks for reading! How was your April? If you celebrate it, what did you do for Easter? Did you reach your goals? I’d love to hear from y’all in the comments! Thank you for reading! I hope everyone is having an amazing Monday! Have a great week! 😀

~ Rebekah