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Mission 101

I have begun to complete this list of 101 things in 1001 days. It will always be at the forefront of my LJ to remind me of all my goals. :) It's dated the day of the completion of the 1001 days. Wish me luck! Go to the community Mission 101 for more info.

Goals In Progress:
1. Develop and stick to an exercise schedule.
My plan: Join the YMCA, go to the gym every day Monday-Thursday and also Friday if I'm not staying in town and Saturday if I am. Do various mixtures of intensities on the treadmill.
3. Eat salad once or more a week for a month. (1/4)10/6/09-11/6/09
5. Read 20 new books. (4/20)
1. Forever In Blue by Ann Brasheares 
2. P.S. I Love You
3. Revolutionary Road
4. The Time Traveler's Wife

11. Join a gym and actually go.
9/4/2008 - Joined the Y. I'm not sure what "actually go" means, but I'm gonna say it means go at least four times a week for a month. So...

20. Complete my collection of Golden Girls DVDs. (1/7)
as of 6/26/2008 - Season 2
11/08 - Seasons 1, 3, 4

26. Track my kitty's growth &development for the remainder 1001 days.
in progress!!!
36. Watch a new movie once a month for the duration of the 1001 days (or the equivalent, which seems to be 33). (23/33)
1. Stop Loss (7/16/2008) - With Greg
2. Nacho Libre (7/18/2008)
- With the youth group at the lock-in
3. Stepbrothers (7/272008) - With Greg
4. Catch and Release (7/27/2008) - by myself

5. The Devil Wears Prada (8/2/2008) - With Michelle
6. Swing Vote (8/10/2008) - With Greg, Leah, and Marshall
7. Luther (10/13/2008) - With Greg
8. The Secret Life of Bees (10/24/2008) - With Kayleigh
9. Quantum of Solace (11/15/2008) - With Chris & Kayleigh
10. 4 Christmases (11/29/2008) - With Lauren, Shari, and Yuriy
11. Taken (2/7/2009) - With Jared (date)
12. Fireproof (2/15/2009) - With church friends
13. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (3/27/2009) - with Kayleigh
14. Doubt (4/29/2009) - With Marshall & Nichole
15. The Boy In The Striped Pajamas (5/27/2009) - by myself
16. Revolutionary Road (6/8/2009) - by myself
17. He's Just Not That Into You (6/10/2009) - by myself
18. Star Trek (in June 2009) - with Michelle
19. The Proposal (6/20/2009) - With James (date)
20. The Time Traveler's Wife (8/2009) - with Erin & Lauren
21. Julie & Julie (9/2009) - with Michelle
22. Date Night (with Jonathan)
23. Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince (with Erin)
46. Be consistently on time to everything for a solid month. (1/30)
54. Go to 4 theatre productions per year of 1001 things (2/16).
1/6/09 - Footlose
8/30/09 - High School Musical

59. Do 10 DITLs (Day In The Life). (2/10)
7/24/2008
9/15/2008
10/10/2008
11/27/2008
74. Start doing the 12 of 12 photo challenge (12 pictures on the 12th of the month), and keep up with it for at least a year (can be crossed off in a year). (0/12)
FAILED--restarting 11/12/09

85. Donate 1,000,000 grains of rice with Free Rice. (16,320/1,000,000)
6/26/2008 - 1000 grains
6/27/2008 - 1400 grains
7/1/2008 - 2300 grains
7/1/2008 - 3000 grains
7/3/2008 - 2000 grains
7/6/2008 - 1300 grains
7/8/2008 - 3500 grains
10/31/2008 - 1120 grains
12/17/2009 - 700 grains
95. Pass ADEPT.
Passed induction...formal observation is next.

99. Take one mental health day per semester (5/6)
9/19/08
3/6/09
9/25/09
3/5/2010
9/27/2010

Complete Goals:
4. Learn to tolerate eating something I previously hated.
7-21-2008 SUSHI!!!!!!!! Anna Lee Walden is my hero for this.
6. Find an apartment to move into.
7-2-2008 - Moving into Huntington Apartments in Greenwood on or around 8/1/2008!

10. Consistently make my bed every morning for one month (30 days). (30/30)
Attempt #1 begun 7/2/2008 and completed 7/31/2008

16. Join a choral society/choir of some kind.
8/27/2008 - Rehearsals begin again at Immanuel Lutheran
19. Complete my collection of FRIENDS DVDs. (10/10)
as of 6/26/2008 - Seasons 1, 2, 3, 6
on 7/5/2008 - purchased Seasons 4 & 5
on 7/10/2008 - purchased Season 7
on 7/19/2008 - purchased Season 8
purchased seasons 9 and 10 sometime within the past year--10/20/10

17. Pass the Productive Language Skills portion of Praxis II.
7/11/2008 - Got scores over the phone. Passing score was 161, and I received a 172. SQUEE!

22. Buy a new car.
7/12/2008 - I bought a BEAUTIFUL blue 2008 Honda Civic.
23. Purchase XM Satellite Radio.
8/30/2008 - Purchased, but can't use the radio yet. Damn it.
UPDATE: 9/6/2008 - Radio is installed after painful payment to Best Buy. Ouch.
42. Completely keep up with the next soccer World Cup.
45. Get Spanish club started in Ware Shoals.
2/2009 - Started and attended by Caitlin, Jordan, Macie, Hannah, Jamelle, and Janaye
52. Play another Livejournal or other online reality game and rank higher than first juror this time.
6/2009 - Voted out of Survivor 5 Boroughs in 4th place
62. Be there when something life-changing happens to each of my best friends (Greg, Carolynne, Kayleigh). (2/3)
8/9/2008 - Kayleigh got married
10/12/2008 - Carolynne got married
1/9/2010 - Greg got married

67. Buy a new iPod.
9/6/2008 - Purchased impulsively using the Bill Me Later system. GAH. Must stop spending money.
75. Kiss in the rain.
76. Try ten new restaurants. (10/10)
1. Happy China Buffet - 7/1/2008 - dinner with Dad
2. Wild Hare Sports Cafe - 7/21/2008 - lunch with Carolynne
3. Tsunami - 7/21/2008 - SUSHI with Rachel, Anna, Greg, and various other people
4. The Busy Bee - 7/24/2008 - lunch with Greg & Leah in Ware Shoals
5. Pita Pit - 7/27/2008 - dinner with Greg
6. The Mexican restaurant in Ware Shoals whose name escapes me - 8/12/2008 - With Julie, Arlene, and Christie 
7. The NEW China Garden - 8/16/2008 - With Matt & Kerri
8. China King - 8/25/08 - With Greg & Leah
9. Firehouse Subs - 9/14/2008 -   With SB & David
10. Sweet Peas - 9/28/2008 - With Greg, Leah, and Katie
80. Be a/the keynote speaker or speech giver at some kind of banquet, program, convention, wedding, or something of the like.
4/10/2009--Senior standout speech for Ashlee Smith
81. Successfully organize and execute a fundraiser.
Working with Julie on Christmas for kids
82. Gamble at a casino.
83. Go to midnight church on Christmas Eve.
12/24/08 - Went to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for evening service.
87. Clean out my closet.
6/22/2009 - My mom and I tackled this together. Thanks, Mom!
89. Go to Pride.
9/12/2009 - Pride 2009

91. Buy new glasses.
7-8-2008 - Okay, so I didn't have to pay for them, but since I got pinkeye, I got new glasses! Hurray!
96. Make a decision between graduate school now in SC, or later in FL.
7-10-2008 - Going to attempt my M.Ed at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC after two successful years of teaching, as that is a requirement, and get my Ed.D from a yet-undetermined university in Florida


Incomplete Goals:

*2. Lose at least 100 pounds. (Starting weight: 325 – 0/100)
7. Join the Life Loyal Sinfonian program.
8. Visit three foreign countries.
*9. Quit smoking completely, not just sort of.
12. Solve a Rubik’s cube.
13. Volunteer with Rock the Vote for an election.
14. Send my mom a surprise bouquet of roses, just for being awesome.
15. Be the tenor soloist in a production of an oratorio.
18. Purchase several plants and successfully keep them alive for at least a month.
21. Make Tortas Ahogadas completely on my own.
*24. Join ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, I think it stands for).
25. Get my credit card balance under $500.
27. Pick up in Numbers and finish reading the entire Bible.
28. Go a month without fast food.
29. Go to a midnight showing of Rocky Horror.
30. Visit my grandfather (mother’s father)’s grave.
32. Drive U.S. 1 from top to bottom.
33. Drive I-10 all the way across the U.S.
34. Handwrite and send 3 letters. (0/3)
35. Sell or give away all the books I will never read.
37. Buy a CD from an actual store rather than downloading it off iTunes.
38. Visit NYC.
39. See a Broadway show.
40. Go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras.
41. Participate in NaNoWriMo again.
*43. Become a Notary Public.
44. Get Gifted & Talented certification.
47. Purchase a GPS navigator.
48. Tell my mother about a boy I’m dating.
49. Get my mother to join PFLAG.
50. Dance on a bar again.
51. Learn the bus system in Guadalajara.
53. Sit around naked all day.
55. Meet a celebrity.
56. Get into a relationship that lasts longer than 4 months.
57. Buy an external hard drive.
58. Write a Wikipedia article on something that isn’t already there.
60. Get a new hairstyle.
61. Buy some studio time and record some covers, just for fun.
63. Send a gift to every person’s wedding I’m invited to during these 1001 days, regardless of if I can go or not.
64. Give blood.
65. Figure out a way to incorporate Podcasting into my classroom.
66. Give up snacking before bed for a month.
68. Write five poems, vignettes, or short stories. (0/5)
69. Meet the following in person: Sarah, Desiree, Jenn, JT, Carrie. (0/5)
70. Amtrak around the country with Ryan.
71. Go to Disney World.
72. Go back to Carowinds and ride the Vortex.
73. Learn and memorize the ABCs in sign language.
77. Beat a video game of some kind.
78. Get into size 40 jeans.
79. Go to three rock/pop/mainstream concerts (I’ve never been!) (0/3)
84. Participate in Relay For life

86. Learn all of the Soulja Boy.
88. Buy picture frames and frame pictures of my family and friends.
90. Finally learn how to tie a freaking tie.
92. Bungee jump.
93. Skydive.
94. Put together five jigsaw puzzles and frame them. (0/5)
97. Send a secret in to Postsecret.
98. Purchase a Wii.
100. Visit ten states I’ve never been to before. (0/10)
101. Buy and use a breadmaker.


Start date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
End date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Comments

( 9 comments — Leave a comment )
mesawyou
Jul. 4th, 2008 04:10 am (UTC)
But...when did you dance on a bar the first time?
fauxappletree
Jul. 4th, 2008 04:12 am (UTC)
Mexico
aofawgtamalgam
Jul. 4th, 2008 10:17 am (UTC)
I am so mad you only have $2,400 in credit card debt.

I have like $4,400. Hahaha...
aofawgtamalgam
Jul. 4th, 2008 10:31 am (UTC)
ps. about the bed-making one...scientists say it's bad to actually make your bed. When you make your bed you trap all the bacteria in the cool darkness and they breed way more. people who make their bed more also typically get sick more, lol.
mesawyou
Jul. 11th, 2008 09:52 pm (UTC)
I just noticed you're going to Florida for grad school. TEE HEE!
iridescentgirl
Sep. 7th, 2008 02:41 am (UTC)
Hi!!
Hey you! Long time no see. How are you? I've seen this idea floating around lately and am contemplating doing it. I just need to get motivated to actually write the list! LOL
Miss you!
xoxo
bingaling4503
Jun. 26th, 2009 06:22 pm (UTC)
Wow this sounds amazing and as much as right this moment I want to do it too, I am the type of person who starts something but never finishes it.

Good luck with your list it all sounds amazing!
kameduck
Apr. 13th, 2011 05:36 am (UTC)
Great, I never knew this, thanks.

lusikurd
Apr. 13th, 2011 08:42 pm (UTC)
Good dispatch and this enter helped me alot in my college assignement. Gratefulness you on your information.

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