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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LadyWildFire

is learning to make choices



I'm doing 38 things
 

LadyWildFire's Life List

  1. 1. Beat my depression
    1 entry . 5 cheers
    1,944 people
  2. 2. be happy
    1 entry
    25,044 people
  3. 3. Get A Life
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    819 people
  4. 4. get my drivers licence
    1 entry
    686 people
  5. 5. Be myself
    2 entries
    1,868 people
  6. 6. Get a new job
    1 entry
    1,991 people
  7. 7. Be less shy
    2 entries
    3,038 people
  8. 8. go to university
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    958 people
  9. 9. Have fun
    1 entry
    3,379 people
  10. 10. Fall in love
    2 entries
    27,222 people
  11. 11. learn to dance
    1 entry
    7,163 people
  12. 12. learn a new language
    1 entry
    2,142 people
  13. 13. stop being scared
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    165 people
  14. 14. write a book
    2 entries
    31,373 people
  15. 15. Skydive
    1 entry
    11,430 people
  16. 16. Give blood
    1 entry
    2,985 people
  17. 17. control my temper
    2 entries . 1 cheer
    645 people
  18. 18. be a better sister
    653 people
  19. 19. Sleep more
    2 entries
    1,756 people
  20. 20. Feel
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    61 people
  21. 21. identify 100 things that make me happy (besides money)
    1 cheer
    7,822 people
  22. 22. win the lottery
    1 entry
    4,030 people
  23. 23. take more risks
    2 entries
    1,080 people
  24. 24. Quit my job
    1 entry
    1,187 people
  25. 25. drink more water
    3 entries . 1 cheer
    20,188 people
  26. 26. Grow in Christ
    1 entry
    1,228 people
  27. 27. Make new friends
    1 entry
    13,754 people
  28. 28. Rock climbing
    1 entry
    156 people
  29. 29. stand up for myself
    1 entry
    984 people
  30. 30. Have sex (not before i'm married or with the right person, but i'm really curious as to what all the fuss is about)
    1 entry
    25 people
  31. 31. forgive
    1,036 people
  32. 32. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    1 entry
    21,511 people
  33. 33. Spend less time fooling around on the net and more time actually working
    1 entry
    5,412 people
  34. 34. get married
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    21,345 people
  35. 35. become a morning person.
    1 entry
    1,489 people
  36. 36. Exist online
    1 person
  37. 37. travel the world
    1 entry
    21,179 people
  38. 38. stop playing the victim role
    1 entry
    2 people
Recent entries
drink more water (read all 3 entries…)
Getting there

This goal is almost ticked off my list. The last few weeks I’m drinking about 1.5L of water a day. Being such a good girl!!! :-D

It’s a good idea to buy a 1.5L bottle of water in the morning and decide that the bottle will be empty by the time you go to bed. After the first time you can just refill the bottle with water at home, as long as the bottle is full every morning and empty every night. I started with a 500ml bottle and worked myself up from there



become a morning person.
Soooo not there

I’m so NOT a morning person. I like going to bed late and sleeping in. I’m one of those people who would be perfectly happy to sleep 12 hours a day… but with responsibilities to take care of there’s no way I could actually do that. The end result of course is a very grumpy me when, at the very last second, I finally pull myself from bed and rush to get ready for work! Not a great way to start the day

Wouldn’t it be so much nicer to be fully awake and relaxed? I think so, so I’ll have to work on it



get married
One Day...

Not getting married anytime soon, want to have a stable life before then. So that means finish my studies, get my dream job, earn enough, be completely independent… that’s a good 10 years away… at least that gives me plenty of time to find Mr Right…

... oh who am I kidding I can’t wait that long! I’ll be 30 by then! Heck no, I’ll settle for being independent before walking down the isle.

Clearly there are two sides of me at war here. I want to be successful, organized and independent but I also want happiness and love and romance…

What’s a girl to do?



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