Sunday, August 4, 2013

Update on 30 while 30......

Well since I will be 33 (SHHHH!!! don't tell anyone) this month I once again am updating my 30 While 30 list (which is turning into a 30 while in my 30s list).Updates are in RED!!!

  1. Get a tattoo (I will not punk out!) Tattoo pic is here!
  2. Get my passport (overseas trip is not in the budget YET....but working on it, at least I can get prepared) Got passport and went to the Bahamas last year!!! Planning another overseas trip for 2015 (got some other big plans for 2014)
  3. Go on a date I got jokes!! Me and a friend had a long discussion about why he doesn't understand why I have not been on a date.....think I finally made him see why :-/
  4. Complete 30 random acts of kindness to strangers this will always be ongoing
  5. Read 30 books that aren't the typical books that I enjoy been busy but got 5 books under my belt this year and still have a stack I have to make it through
  6. Take a spontaneous road trip somewhere by myself, just wake up and go (I have to plan out everything....this is going to be hard) I am not a spontaneous person so this is still no
  7. Go white water rafting no one will go with me
  8. Apply to Masters of  Public Health Program (2 are on the radar) this in works for 2014 all I can say....
  9. Write letters to 30 people who have had an influence in my life and tell them why done!
  10. Run (not walk) a 5K walked one, working on running....
  11. Walk the Music City Half Marathon (still praying on this one....Jesus give me strength!!!) 2014!!!
  12. Save X amount of money (figure will not be disclosed to everyone, but will tell if it is met or not) this is my weakness so no :-(
  13. Donate hair to Locks for Love (length is almost there!) Did it! See!!!
  14. Lose at least 30 pounds (aiming for more....but sticking with the theme of 30)
  15. Purchase a Home (or be in the process...working on that now) have a fear of doing this....but making moves in 2014, house in 2015 is goal
  16. Become a Research Coordinator (next step in my career...making moves!) Just interviewed for this position!!!
  17. Travel west of the Mississippi River (been to Arkansas and Missouri, but that is about it...but have been to all the states east of the Mississippi) done!
  18. Purchase a big ticket item for my mother (have to see what she wants....I am thinking a REAL nice pair of earrings...this will be a surprise) getting close!
  19. Clean out my wardrobe (closet full of clothes and shoes...don't wear half of them, shame!!!) this will be an ongoing process...
  20. Visit the graves of my father and sister (have not done since the funerals) still can't do it :-(
  21. Ask some tough questions of a family member (nothing bad....just unanswered questions) afraid of the answers
  22. Learn how to knit, love to crochet, everytime I try knitting I get frustrated :-( still trying, but can't do it
  23. Write the vision plan for the next big project in my life (can't tell you what it is...yet) done!
  24. Go to a concert in a big venue (don't do crowds of people well, which is limiting me from seeing Maxwell in July...not cool) Can't!!!! Kendrick Lamar and Wale are coming to my alma mater in a few months.....not big, but not small, so might go, step closer.....
  25. Have my first kiss (yes I said it....don't trip) long I still say no
  26. Create a signature vegan dish for me (I love to cook...want to create something that people who are skeptical about vegan and vegetarian dishes will enjoy) Stuffed Mexican portabella mushrooms! They are amazing!!
  27. Complete a financial plan that will pay of my student loans before I die (I am so serious) starting to pay them off finally!
  28. Purchase a piece of artwork that will be handed down to my next generation nope
  29. Learn to speak my mind with no fear of others (some people might think I already do this....if you only knew!!) getting better
  30. Most important thing to do in my year of 30..... HAVE FUN!!!! yess!!!!

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