Sunday, January 11, 2015

101 things to do in 1001 days

I found this on someone's blog...very inspiring and NOT overwhelming.  Kind of like a Bucket list but less scary and more realistic.

101 things to do in 1001 days
start date: Jan 12, 2015
end date:  Oct   9, 2017

  1. Run 5 miles without stopping
  2. run 1/2 marathon in 2 hrs and 15 mins or less
  3. exercise/keep active for 30 mins at a time 4 days a week
  4. lose 60 pounds
  5. maintain 155 lbs (plus minus 5 lbs)
  6. participate in a bike race (tour d' donut?)
  7. participate in an adventure race
  8. eat home cooked DINNER four times a week
  9. eat vegetarian once a week all meals
  10. learn to cook a healthy dessert
  11. participate in the local coop
  12. run 300 miles in a year
  13. take an alaskan trip w/sony camera
  14. enter a photo I have taken into a photo contest
  15. Post a new photo to social media once a week for two months
  16. journal one photo a month to blog
  17. catalog all current photos
  18. scan old photos and make disk for nieces
  19. create wall art from photos and sell at vendor opportunity 
  20. take train trip and photo the experience
  21. take weekend bike vacation and photo the experience (katy trail)
  22. visit old cemetery and photo the tombstones
  23. visit a "100 mile garage sale"
  24. travel to philadelphia, Boston, new York, Seattle, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas
  25. visit an art museum in a different city
  26. enroll in a painting class
  27. develop a business model for a business as if I had all the confidence in the world to implement
  28. write a short story to submit to Real Simple
  29. take a mosaic glass class
  30. Personally landscape and install back yard sitting area
  31. creat book to give nieces about our ancestors
  32. crocket 5 blankets for animal shelter
  33. donate blood
  34. volunteer at charity game night event
  35. send an anonymous gift to a friend
  36. send anonoymous gift to charity/someone I don't know personally
  37. make donation basket for new charity (charity I have never donated to)
  38. sell jewelry (heart ring, diamond earrings)
  39. go three days without internet use
  40. go one weekend without facebook
  41. one night a week, during the week, withstand from internet use while hubs is awake (use as bonding time)
  42. clear out and organize clothes closet every six months. Donate/toss whats cleared out
  43. once a month walk through house and purge. donate/toss whats purged
  44. sell freezer chest
  45. attend advocare success school
  46. twice a month discuss advocare with someone else-learning about products, ways of reaching/establishing customers
  47. once a quarter attend networking event
  48. journal/blog once a week
  49. learn italian
  50. find the spark for productivity at full time job
  51. learn a new task that is work related
  52. make a list at full time job of tasks that need to be done and tackle the ones I find annoying first
  53. less internet time during work hours (work first/play after)
  54. utilize day timer and calendars routinely
  55. volunteer at a soup kitchen
  56. see the play "Wicked" (chicago, stl or new york)
  57. visit rockefellar center
  58. attend a fondue night
  59. take a cooking class at dierbergers
  60. visit zoo in another city
  61. go to Lamberts in Sikeston or Cape Girardeau MO
  62. go to Bret Michaels Concert
  63. Go to one concert a year
  64. finish designing memorial tree tattoo
  65. get memorial tree tattoo
  66. visit a light house
  67. plan a girls trip out of state
  68. read the five books on my nook that I bought years ago but haven't read
  69. read four new books a year
  70. try ten new restaurants
  71. inspire someone else to do "101 things in 1001 days"
  72. go a month without buying anything that isn't a necessity
  73. go sky diving
  74. say yes to something i wouldn't normally do
  75. go on a road trip
  76. leave an inspirational note inside a book for someone to find
  77. make dinner and take it to someone in need
  78. write a will
  79. catch a snowflake on my tongue
  80. speak in front of a group of people
  81. write a letter to three people who have made a difference in my life
  82. buy a lottery ticket
  83. restore a piece of furniture
  84. host an advocare event
  85. attend a pro football game
  86. visit ellis island
  87. attend a scrapbook convention weekend
  88. attend a running retreat weekend
  89. write a prayer 10 x a year
  90. try a basic meditation technique
  91. try an exercise class I wouldn't normally take
  92. do a youtube video teaching how to do something
  93. finish making sunroom a cozy hangout 
  94. help with special Olympics torch run
  95. develop a 15 min work out routine that doesn't require equipment or a tv
  96. quit smoking
  97. become flexible enough to touch my toes
  98. complete, start to finish, a couch to 5k program
  99. ride the katy trail 
  100.  write another "101 in 1001 days" to do after I complete this list
  101.  attend writers weekend/blogger even


  1. good list, and good idea .mayhaps something we should all do!

  2. This is intense, but a wonderful list. It's sure to give you a good 1001 days :)