I credit Run, Eat, Date, Sleep with introducing me to this concept and DayZero for coming up with the concept in the first place!

The Challenge: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on your part).

I’ll keep adding to this list as I come up with new goals!

Start Date: 11/1/2010

End Date: 7/29/2010

  1. Run a half-marathon
  2. Run a marathon
  3. Apply to nursing school (11/1/2010)
  4. Go to nursing school
  5. Move into my own place
  6. Fit into size 6 jeans (11/12/2010)
  7. Become a yoga instructor
  8. Purchase Garmin Forerunner 305
  9. Get Photoshop
  10. Learn how to use Photoshop
  11. Clean out closet/room at home
  12. Redecorate room at home
  13. Read 50 books (0/50)
  14. Try 50 new recipes (6/50)
  15. Make bed every day for a month (13/30)
  16. Host a dinner party
  17. Go vegetarian for a week
  18. Go vegetarian for a month
  19. Go vegetarian for a year
  20. Eat only homemade food for a week
  21. Answer the “50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind”
  22. Complete a 365 Photo Challenge
  23. Go camping
  24. Go skinny dipping
  25. See a drive-in movie
  26. Make a custom recipe book
  27. Visit my great-grandmother
  28. Pay off my Jeep
  29. Get a job
  30. Get my own house
  31. Save $10 for every task I complete (2/6)
  32. Go vegan for a week
  33. Go vegan for a month
  34. Watch the sunrise and sunset in the same day
  35. Get promoted from probationary to released firefighter
  36. Go to a flea market
  37. Take golf lessons
  38. Take tennis lessons
  39. Learn to snowboard
  40. Visit Las Vegas
  41. Donate clothes I don’t fit in to charity (11/6/2010)
  42. Donate shoes I don’t wear to charity
  43. Build a blanket fort (and sleep in it overnight)
  44. Cook Thanksgiving dinner
  45. Say ‘yes’ when someone asks me to try a new food (1/50)
  46. Complete an NYC scavenger hunt
  47. Find a new volunteer outlet
  48. Be kissed
  49. Kiss in the rain
  50. Be able to complete 10 push-ups (good form, in a row)
  51. Be able to complete 25 push-ups (good form, in a row)
  52. Qualify for National HM (11/7/2010)
  53. Date (2/10)
  54. Rearrange bedroom
  55. Find a job
  56. Open a savings account (11/3/2010)
  57. Try sushi (11/7/2010)
  58. Donate $5 for every task not completed
  59. Organize my recipes
  60. Take more pictures of my friends/family and frame (0/10)
  61. Create a realistic budget
  62. Learn how to drive a car with manual transmission
  63. Get released as a driver for the ambulance
  64. Pay for my own phone bill
  65. Get a Brazilian wax
  66. Take a pole dancing class
  67. Send a care package to armed forces overseas (0/4)
  68. Get new camera
  69. Get a credit card
  70. Spend a lazy Sunday in bed with someone
  71. Go iceskating at Rockefeller Center
  72. Do Things I Love Thursdays on my blog (0/20)
  73. Buy a pair of Jimmy Choos
  74. Re-read the Harry Potter series
  75. Take a nap in a hammock
  76. Learn how to use chopsticks
  77. Drink a bottle of wine with someone
  78. Make homemade ice cream
  79. Make a box full of inspiring quotes
  80. Join a running club
  81. Run a trail race
  82. Go to HP Park in Florida
  83. Run before class twice a week
  84. Wear false eyelashes
  85. Hike in the Pinelands
  86. Kiss under mistletoe
  87. Go to an Eagles game
  88. Get a dog
  89. Start a veggie or herb garden
  90. Take a certified nutritionist course
  91. Make a scrapbook
  92. Attend a concert
  93. Throw out all of my underwear and bras and buy new ones
  94. Camp on the beach
  95. Go white water rafting
  96. Organize my race memorabilia
  97. Whiten my teeth
  98. Floss every day for one month
  99. Only use reusable shopping bags for a month
  100. Ride a mechanical bull
  101. Get a new car

2 Responses to Do

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  2. runeatdatesleep says:

    Oh awesome! I’m glad I helped motivate you to do this 🙂

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