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100 Things in 1000 Days

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

As I alluded to in my previous posting, here is the list that I've been working on the past couple of days. I borrowed this idea from KRHODES05. I've set my "start" date as 2/24/13 and I've listed 100 things I would like to do over the next 1000 days. I've broken it up into four categories: Sparkpeople; Fitness Achievements; Finance; and Social/Personal. I'm looking to accomplish all of these by 11/21/15 - we'll see what happens!

1) Lose 63 pounds (in addition to the 12 I’ve already lost)
2) Read The Spark
3) Have 5,000 miles travelled according to FitBit
4) Blog on Sparkpeople 3X a week minimum
5) Meal plan Saturday night/Sunday morning for the upcoming week EVERY week
6) Exercise 300 minutes a week minimum
7) Drink 8 glasses of water a day (and remember to track it)
8) Get 70,000 steps a week (averages to 10,000 a day)
9) Get 7 hours of sleep a night 5x a week minimum
10) Log EVERYTHING I eat
11) Have meatless meals 2x a week
12) Try 1 recipe from The SparkPeople Cookbook a week
13) Go and get new walking shoes – go to an expert to get the RIGHT shoes due to weird gait
14) Purchase running shoes – see above
15) Check and comment on Sparkfriends’ blogs 3x a week minimum
16) Get to a healthy blood pressure (based on last recorded reading, in pre-hypertension)
17) Be at a healthy BMI for my height (range 110-149)
18) Take body measurements monthly
19) Complete Sparkpeople 28 Day Bootcamp
20) Complete Sparkpeople Official January Jumpstart Fitness Challenge
21) Complete Sparkpeople Official Spring into Shape Bootcamp Challenge
22) Update my Excel weight loss document every week
23) Read one healthy living article a day
24) Have 1000 miles travelled according to FitBit
25) Have 2,500 miles travelled according to FitBit
26) Maintain my weight loss
27) Log into Sparkpeople every day I have internet access
28) Reach 30,000 fitness minutes

29) Save $5,000
30) Create and FOLLOW a monthly budget
31) Build my HSA to at least $3,000
32) Reduce college debt to my parents by $10,000

33) Be halfway through my course requirements to complete my CPCU
34) Read 20 books on business and the business environment
35) Meet once a quarter with other members of the company (JUMP meetings)
36) Update my personal development plan every 12 months
37) Meet all of my performance objectives at work – 3.0 ranking on my next 3 performance evals *technically ends up outside of 1000 days, but since this ends near end November my 3rd eval will span a number of those days*
38) Take all of my vacation days every year (latest statistics – Americans lose 2 vacation days a year because they don’t use them)

Fit ness Achievements
39) Run a 5K
40) Run a 10K
41) Run a half marathon
42) Ride in a 20 mile bike ride
43) Ride in a 50 mile bike ride
44) Ride in a 100 mile bike ride
45) Do 20 REAL pushups in one go
46) Hold a plank (both versions) for 2 minutes
47) Do 1 pullup
48) Hold a wall sit for 3 minutes
49) Learn to use my bike pump on my tires (currently having NO success with that)
50) Do 50 REAL situps in one go
51) Take a kickboxing class
52) Run a 10 minute mile
53) Learn how to patch a tire on my bike
54) Participate in the Hudepohl 14K Brewery Run
55) Bench press 100 pounds
56) Take a spinning class
57) Do one triceps dip

58) Buy a condo
59) Learn the German National Anthem
60) Begin to learn conversational German (combo of Babbel and Deutsched) – 100 hours of study time
61) Be able to golf 9 holes with a score of 50
62) Be able to golf 18 holes with a score of 100
63) Attend five Cleveland Orchestra concerts – classical music exposure
64) Take a vacation to Toronto, Montreal, or Stratford in Canada.
65) Attend five Cleveland Area productions (www.greatlakestheater.org/ ; www.cleveshakes.org)
66) Visit the Cleveland Art Museum
67) Visit the Akron Art Museum
68) Watch 50 of the movies on my list from my movie expert friend
69) Attend 1 ORMACO event a season
70) Attend church 1X a month minimum
71) Attend an opera
72) Finish Kyle’s blanket
73) Begin and finish Bizzy’s blanket
74) Complete the BBC BookList Challenge (Have read 26 already)
75) Donate to my local library
76) Donate to my university
77) Clean off the shelves at my parent’s house
78) Clean out my closet at my parent’s house
79) Clean out my closet 2x a year and donate clothes that I do not wear
80) Read 30 minutes a day
81) Organize my bookshelves every 6 months
82) Go to Atlanta and visit Alison and Brendan
83) Go to NOLA at least once to visit Jeanne and Dave
84) Go to Pittsburgh for a long weekend
85) Go to Chicago for a weekend to visit David Hertzig (with family or no)
86) Get a physical each year
87) Go to the dentist every six months
88) Attend at least once cycling clinic at my local bike shop
89) Volunteer for one Germania Society event a year
90) Become a dues-paying member of Kolping
91) Volunteer for one Kolping event a year
92) Go see a classical vocal ensemble perform at Severance Hall
93) Begin and finish a blanket for Erin
94) Print off my OMC Pictures from Facebook and put them into a large photo album
95) Print off NOLA Pictures and put in photo album
96) Print of Chicago pictures and put in photo album
97) Read through my college email binder from Mom at least once
98) Attend one male choral event (Miami Men’s Glee Club, Akron’s Men’s Glee Club, etc)
99) Visit eye doctor once a year
100) Attend a ballet

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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    I like all your goals!!!! Good luck! I really like how each section is broken up for you too!
    1846 days ago
    This is such as interesting list and a really cool idea. It really includes some serious long term planning and thinking! I love that you have such a range of ideas from fitness to continued learning, financial to cultural! Best wishes in reaching your goals and the ~3 year plan to get there!!

    1847 days ago
    This looks like fun! Enjoy it! I like the way you broke it up.
    1847 days ago
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