I’ve been absent from 43 things for a very long time now (probably a couple years, judging from the status of this goal). Looking back, I remember feeling silly for making love a goal – I’ve always thought that love should be romantic and spontaneous, not something that is written down on a list. It also felt silly because it felt so far out of my reach. Thinking back to how I was so idealistic and also so pessimistic is a real eye opener. Being able to finally cross this off makes me feel pretty invincible. Thus the power of this site – the power of writing things down and getting to check them off. Yup. I’m back. It feels good.
endofmay's Life List
1. maintain a daily routine that inspires me to be the best me.
2. find a form of exercise that is enjoyable enough for me to do every day
3. lose the baby weight
4. Wear more dresses
5. Clean out my closet.
6. decorate my apartment
7. organize my paper files
8. Update my portfolio
9. develop my artwork into a collection of paintings
10. make real friends that share my interests
11. learn how to prepare 10 excellent meals
12. Create a personal recipe book
13. keep up with the news
14. implement GTD
15. sell things on etsy
16. make more money
17. Identify 10 new ways for me to save money.
18. grow my own herbs
19. spend a day at the gallery
20. read every book I own
21. find a nook-ish cafe to sit and write in
22. fold poems and quotes into origami and leave them on public transport
23. master the law of attraction
24. make the most of my 30s
25. Daily: Reflect on 5 things for which I'm grateful.
26. list my "someday" goals
How I did it: I started out with the 31 day plan at thesimpledollar.com, which really helped me devise a realistic budget that is in line with my own goals and values. While working on this, I realized I needed a special space to keep all my finances organized. So, I have this awesome small cloth binder (in green!) that I devoted to finances. I designed a bunch of forms for personal info, bank info, account info, budgets, payment of bills...... This re… Read how I did it…
How I did it: I'm following a totally whole-foods approach to eating, which means removing a lot of unhealthy foods, including sugar, coffee, white flour/pasta, yeast........ Over time this process has cut my cravings drastically (I used to have a major sweet tooth). But now, I loooove cooking, I eat tons of veggies, my skin looks amazing, I have so much energy, it's a breeze to get up in the morning, no more headaches, less stress.... the list is neve… Read how I did it…
How I did it: ingredients:dates, pulsed in blender, about 1 cupdried apricots, pulsed, about 3/4 cuppecans/sunflower seeds, pulsed, about 3/4 cupWork everything together in a bowl. Use fingers. Treat like playdo or dough. Just get it all combined really well.Roll into bars and wrap with plastic wrap. Eat. ENJOY! I'll be bringing these to work for a mid-morning treat. Read how I did it…
Fitcity – cancel or renew w/ new cc# Fido – new cc # Mail Dad’s present Call T
Go through hallway closet; give away a lot
Print photos Buy and mail Easter cards Bill – bcross Receive payment from cspring Cancel newspaper (suspended for month of apr)
Claim forms for eyes and naturopath
Organize finance updates
Cancel phone book Throw all current phone books into recycling Buy: scarf, shoes, jacket
Go to Medina Cafe
Go to UBarn Outlet; check out sofas
Mixed Media, Built Surface