101 in 1001

101 in 1,001 Days

September 4, 2009- June 1, 2012


To Be A Better Me:

  1. Read fifty new books (1/50)
  2. Obtain my license as a Professional Counselor

  3. Make a list of fifty things I like about myself (0/50)

  4. Begin writing my autobiography

  5. Read five French novels/books (0/5)

  6. Send a postcard to Post Secret

  7. Learn to drive stick shift

  8. Read the Bible straight through

  9. Go one week without watching television

  10. Develop a new hobby (I bought a guitar and am attempting to learn how to play it)

  11. Get a puppy

  12. Create a budget and stick to it

  13. Pay off at least ΒΌ of my school loans

  14. Add at least $75 a month to my savings account (0/33)

    To Help Others:

  15. Donate my hair to Locks of Love

  16. Donate blood three times (0/3)

  17. Send someone flowers for no reason other than to brighten their day

  18. Send a soldier a care package

  19. Do monthly random acts of kindness (0/33)

  20. Adopt a family during the holiday season

  21. Volunteer 50 hours (0/50)

  22. Plant a tree

  23. Tip 100% to a waiter who deserves it

  24. Sign up to be an organ donor

    To Travel The World:

  25. Take a road trip over 250 miles

  26. Visit five new states (0/5)

  27. Visit thirty new cities (0/30)

  28. Visit Niagara Falls

  29. Visit Yosemite National Park

  30. See the Aurora Borealis

  31. Visit Canada

  32. Go on a fourth cruise

    To Purchase:

  33. Buy a car

  34. Buy a house

  35. Buy new bedding

  36. Buy a designer handbag

  37. Buy a Macbook

  38. Buy a DSLR

  39. Buy a book to learn about photography

  40. Buy myself fresh flowers

  41. Buy myself an expensive piece of jewelry

  42. Buy something I love from Etsy

    To Build Relationships:

  43. Fall in love

  44. Go on a vacation with my mom and sister

  45. “Talk” to my dad every day

  46. Make a new friend

  47. Have a meaningful conversation once a month (3/33)

  48. Take someone out to dinner, just for fun

  49. Exchange life stories with three people (1/3)

    To Be Healthier:

  50. Try indoor rock climbing

  51. Go snow boarding

  52. Go on five hikes (1/5)

  53. Try a new sport

  54. Complete a 5K

  55. Complete a half marathon

  56. Give up soda for three months (0/3)

  57. Give up fast food for three months (0/3)

    To Have Fun:

  58. Go skydiving

  59. Spend a weekend at a spa

  60. Dye my hair a new color

  61. Get four hair cuts (0/4)

  62. Go ice skating

  63. Attend a murder mystery dinner

  64. Go to an MLB game

  65. Go to an NFL game

  66. Have a pillow fight, with real feather pillows

  67. Build a snowman

  68. Have a snowball fight

  69. Go tubing

  70. Play in the rain

  71. Jump on a trampoline

  72. Watch the sunrise at the beach

  73. Build a sandcastle

  74. Play frisbee on the beach
  75. Go to a water park

  76. Go to an amusement park

  77. Go to a fair/carnival

  78. Go zip-lining a second time

  79. Go camping in a tent

  80. Complete a 1,000 piece puzzle

  81. Go to the drive-in movie theater

  82. Attend three concerts, one outside of Austin (Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift- 2/3)

  83. See two musicals (0/2)

  84. See The Nutcracker ballet

  85. Try fifty new restaurants (0/50)

  86. Cook fifty new recipes (2/50)

  87. Compile a box of my favorite recipes

  88. Try fifty new foods (0/50)

  89. Go on two picnics (0/2)

  90. Go on a wine tasting

  91. Have a candlelit dinner

  92. Try twenty new wines (1/20)

  93. Go to a farmers market

    To Blog:

  94. Meet ten bloggers in real life (2/10) Doni, Dshan

  95. Attend a blogger meet-up

  96. Find twenty new blogs I love (0/20)

  97. Purchase my own domain

  98. Create a new design for my blog

  99. Send ten bloggers “just because you’re awesome” snail mail (0/10)

  100. Participate in NaBloPoMo again

  101. Blog about each item I complete from this list (2/101)

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15 responses to “101 in 1001

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  2. “Sign up to be an organ donor”

    Depending on what state your drivers license is in, you might be able to do this by just checking off a box on the back of the license.

  3. Love it! A good mix of easy and hard stuff. It’s a lot though! I can barely keep up with my 30 B4 30 list. It’s so fun to mark things off though. You’re going to have a lot of fun with this!

  4. I love your list. So much is stuff I’d like to do. Maybe I should get in touch when I visit Austin and we can do something togheter!

  5. So many great things to accomplish!! I love these, maybe one of these days I’ll get around to doing one.

    • You should! Yesterday I was browsing blogs looking for 101 in 1001 lists for inspiration. Yours was one of the first I checked and I was surprised you didn’t have a list already. It’s so much fun. I think you would really enjoy it. πŸ™‚

  6. So fun! What a great list! It sounds like it’s going to be an awesome 1,001 days.

  7. Love your list!! I’m doing one too and it’s been great. I’ve already made a good bit of progress which is very rewarding. Plus it gives you an excuse to do some of the things you love!

  8. Very cool! I’ve been wanting to do one of these for awhile and I think you just inspired me to!

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  10. What a great list! And, being a kidney transplant recipient, I’m all about the organ donor one πŸ™‚ it’s really so easy, either checking off a box on your license or going online to your state’s registry.

    What a great 1,001 days you’ve got planned!

  11. I love reading lists like this, I really need to work on one of my own! Good luck with your 101. πŸ™‚

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  13. I’m in Texas and have a 101 too! I like a lot of yours. I do not, however, want to skydive. Never!

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