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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lose 1 stone (read all 3 entries…)
Half the stone

I did not lose as much as I wanted to, but I lost half a stone and could not be prouder of myself…actually, I’d be prouder if I had actually managed to lose a whole stone! But I am halfway there and it counts towards something. Just half a stone to go, which is under 10 pounds :D



lose 1 stone (read all 3 entries…)
Progress

4pounds less :)
I feel good!



lose 1 stone (read all 3 entries…)
Bad stage

I’m at a place where I don’t even fit in most, THE MAJORITY, of my closet. Something needs to be done. I can’t just sit on my tush and think it’ll just happen.
If I want ‘that body’, then I must work hard for it.



2013: Moments/things that make me :) (read all 2 entries…)
Photos

Going over old photos over the years. They make me feel happy. Seeing my parents in their teenage years, photos of my grandparents, my sisters and brothers, just melts my heart :)



eat healthier (read all 5 entries…)
It's a cycle

Compared to 4 years back, I eat so much better. It’s really a cycle of eating healthy and every now and then indulge.
As far as the healthy range goes, I am definitely more of a vegetable person than a fruity girl.



2013: Moments/things that make me :) (read all 2 entries…)
#1

My boyfriend’s notes.

He is so talented and such a beautiful writer. He has this way of using words in such way that they take me to wonderland :)



have clear skin (read all 11 entries…)
No such thing as clear skin...for me anyways

My skin is SO much better. My high school years, not so much as that’s when I started breaking out.
Nowadays, the best way I’ve been trying to keep my skin clear is through consistency with the productsi use.
I have a beauty regime that works for me. Even tho I still break out every now and then, especially around that time of the month, my skin gradually responds to my regime.
I don’t feel as self conscious and I don’t even put on make up at times.

Tips: regular beauty regime helps. Be consistent with the products you use. Don’t expect immediate results, your skin needs time to heal ( especially for scares to fade). Exercise, sleep and eat well!



Save money (read all 4 entries…)
Time to invest...a home.

I used to want clothes, make up, shoes ( which I still do) but these things are not as desirable as they once used to be. I guess because I am getting older and wiser ( yes I said wiser) that I want better things…
No more of the days of going crazy over the sale reductions because lately I’ve been really thinking about eventually getting a mortgage. Currently renting and what I pay is just about the price of a mortgage.
So the plan is to save as much as I can over the next 3 years, just enough time to settle my mind about whether I will stay in London or move abroad.



develop my own style (read all 2 entries…)
It's who I am

My style is my personality and feeling good about myself. Confidence is key to style. It took me a while and even tho I still get insecure every now and then, I feel great. I have never felt this good about my future and state of being before. At 24 and I finally feel like a have a better understanding of myself!



wear a bikini (read all 3 entries…)
Greek Trip

Going to Greece (Athens, then Santorini, then maybe Delphi), then back to Athens), meaning i’ll definitely be in a 2 piece!
I’m currently watching my diet and exercising to tone up here and there…the proof will be in the pudding soon enough! Super excited for it :)



visit my friends in the USA (read all 3 entries…)
3 Weeks Holiday in IN :)

I went to Indianapolis on the 20th of June and returned to London on Thursday 12th of July.
AMAZING is what I’d say it was. More than I would of ever imagined. I loved, I laughed and I lived. Best investment this year and money well spent on my ticket! I wouldn’t trade it for anything else.
I got to meet my cute niece, who’s now sweetly 3 years old and saw my sisters I hadn’t seen in forever. Spent time with friends who made it seem like we had never parted…and found love again with my high school crush :)
Hoping to go again for the Christmas holidays, xx.



fit into "those" jeans (read all 5 entries…)
Almost there...getting there

Just a couple more pounds to drop off and then finish line :)



lose as much weight as possible (read all 11 entries…)
Under

Ive done quite well at staying under. The goal is now to maintain a healthy weight and stay healthy altogether. I feel good about myself and that makes a BIG difference.



visit my friends in the USA (read all 3 entries…)
HAPPY!

Booked my ticket from 20th of June to 11 of July. AMERICA HERE I COME! can’t wait to see my friends and family. DOUBLE YAY!



lose as much weight as possible (read all 11 entries…)
Almost there

Im doing it to stay healthy and tone up a couple of parts of my body. But mainly to be a bit healthier and keep up the work :)
Remember that without health, there’s not much you can do.



lose as much weight as possible (read all 11 entries…)
ups and downs

I keep shifting. the only solution to this problem is to be strict, really strict.



Save money (read all 4 entries…)
Over spender on the loose!

This is one of the hardest things EVER!!!Why am i such a crazy impulsive buyer???



Make my parents proud (read all 2 entries…)
fière de moi

My mom said to me today ‘je suis vraiment fière de toi’. Meaning im really proud of you. i feel so great! Its all for you mother. I can never thank you enough, especially for the strength you have given me.



reinvent myself (read all 3 entries…)
first

Got my first 100th cheers thanks to flying irishman. thank you all for the cheers!!! Keeps me going…



eat healthier (read all 5 entries…)
on track

Ive been eatin healthy. lots of fruits & veggies. i looove peaches so instead of snackin on things like cookies n all i have peaches instead :) i cook my meals too. huge improvement from the girl who feasted on chicken n chips…



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