Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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Stop eating junk food
Wow, this is hard

I never realized how hooked I was on junk food, until I decided to quit. Not doing so good, so far. Sweets are my addiction.



How are you doing with your goal? I know how hard it can be to keep your hand out of the cookie

Still finding it hard

I do good most of the day but by evening, my willpower fades. I am noticing a difference, when I do eat junk, though, in how I feel. So i will try harder today. So far so good, but it is only 9:12 AM. I set an apple on the counter to remind me they are in the fridge.

"Apple a day keeps the doctor away"

I set a bowl of fruit on the dining room table to discourage me from grabbing at junk. So I think we have the same idea *smiling. At around 3pm I grab a handful of almonds to munch on..keeps me full till dinner and its healthy for you.


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