Friday, August 22, 2008

101 Things To Do In 1001 Days

I thought this was a perfect project to complete, especially as I journey through The Purpose Driven Life. I challenge you all to do the same!

Beginning date: Monday, September 1, 2008
Ending Date: Monday, May 30, 2011

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I have chosen to do this because there are so many things I want to do and change about myself, and this gives me a reasonable, but set amount of time to do it.

Completed Tasks

Tasks in Progress

Tasks not completed yet


1. Lose 50 pounds

2. Make exercise a habit

3. Cook at home more

4. Buy a smaller pair of pants

5. Eat more veggies and less sweets

6. Build up my recipe box (and get a bigger one)

7. Eat less fast food

8. Drink more water

9. Eat more whole grains and less white starches


10. Have a baby

11. Learn to be less critical

12. Buy a house

13. Build up our savings account

14. Put my clothes in the hamper, not on the floor

15. Never go to sleep without telling Brandon I love him

16. Pay off both cars

17. Have our pictures taken

18. Find activities for us to do in winter

19. Create another Christmas tradition

20. Go home to Missourri and show Brandon my hometown

21. Go on the General Jackson

22. Get life insurance for both of us

23. Get Brandon to do something he said he would never do, like camping, ride a roller coaster, or play in the rain

24. Host a cookout

25. Become involved in our new church

26. Regularly tell my husband how happy he makes me, just so he knows.

27. Tell my husband how proud I am to have his last name

28. Celebrate 3 years of marriage

29. Support my husband as he overcomes a particular obstacle.

30. Make more time for intimacy (aka have more sex)

31. Pray for my husband daily

32. Make my marriage my #1 prioirity

33. Contribute to our savings monthly...and not take it back out!

34. Make a budget and stick to it

35. Get a filing cabinet and organize important documents

35. Get Brandon to eat broccoli

36. Buy Brandon something nice, just because.


37. Cook for my daddy more often

38. Buy everyone something for Christmas

39. Go see Grandma and Aunt Joyce's grave

40. Continue making a mends with my in-laws

41. Have lunch with my mother-in-law

42. Write a family mission statement

43. Spend time with my sister

44. Call my daddy more often just to say hi

45. Fit everyone in for the holidays

46. Make a real address book...a big girl one


47. Volunteer at a homeless shelter or a women's clinic

48. Make an entire Holiday meal, by myself, for others

49. Make a difference in someone's life

50. Keep up with my blog

51. Bake lots of Christmas goodies and share them

52. Keep my office organized

53. Help someone less fortunate

54. Send out Christmas cards

55. Smile at random strangers


56. Make time for God every day
57. Share the gospel
58. Make Brandon and I pray together regularly
59. Practice letting God have control
60. Forgive those who tore Two Rivers apart
61. Complete the Purpose Driven Life Study at FBC
62. Go on a mission trip
63. Say "Thank you" to God every day, no matter what

64. Get a promotion or better job
65. Read 5 books, beginning to end (I hate to read)
66. Play in the rain
67. Go somewhere I've never been
68. Buy furniture for our bedroom in CASH
69. Take a vacation
70. Develop better baking skills
71. Join and stay involved in small group
72. make friends
73. Go camping
74. Play in the snow
75. Hear Daddy preach
76. Have or go to a Christmas party
77. Have or go to a Haloween party
78. Focus on me
79. Go to a play
80. Finish a scrapbook
81. Make friends with other females my age
82. Go to a theme park
83. Visit more than one state park
84. Do something spontaneous
85. When I have a baby, start a account
86. Go dancing
87. Laugh until I cry
88. Go to the TN Aquarium
89. Get a good camera
90. Take tons of pictures
91. Write a short story
92. Go back to school
93. Do something outside my comfort zone
94. Find a best friend
95. Practice my violin
96. Put all my pictures in photo albums
97. Contribute to my 401K bi-weekly
98. Take a college math class...and pass it
99. Start working on my future daycare
100. Take an education course or business course.
101. Take time for myself time and again

1 comment:

Katie said...

Yea! I love your "101 in 1001 days" list!