The List

In my last post, I’d talked about how I came about making a list of things I wanted to do over 450 days.

Here’s THE list.

1

Read 45 books – starting with the ones we already own! 32 of 45

2

Learn conversational french Non

3

Watch 5 French movies without subtitles Non

4

Take S to the Emirates Done

5

Lose 6kg (Starting Weight 62Kg) Went close, but not quite…if you know what i mean 😦

6

Run for 3 days a week. For 50 weeks. Nope.

7

Invest 3 lakhs in SIPs Yes

8

Travel to Kashmir, NorthEast Went to Rajasthan and Uttarkand

9

Clear all CC debt Done

10

Save 4 lakhs for emergencies Okay.

11

Cycle at least once a week. At least 50 weeks 😦

12

Swim at least once a week. At least 50 weeks 😦

13

Send mum on a Europe Trip Went to Ladakh.

14

Complete a 5K YAY!

15

Compete a 10K 😦

16

Complete at least 10 art projects Oh Yes!

17

Send L..a, Annayya, K..a a birthday present that will get there on time Oh No 😦

18

Get a Mac for S Done

19

Play in a real poker tournament HA HA. Dint do.

20

Stick to a budget for 3 months in a row (twice!) 😦 😦

21

Play badminton once in a while. About 25 times at least Yes. More than did.

22

Write an article for the local paper Non

23

Visit U…i to meet ammamma Yes

24

Make some cool playlists Workout – French – Gult – Hits

25

Take at least 5 online courses Yes. Thank you Coursera & Wharton!

26

Get up at 6: 00am every day for 60 days Yes. Did not become a habit.

27

Get a few plants for the balcony Yes. They didn’t do very well.

28

Go rock climbing Central Park counts? Of course

29

Learn Bridge Yes. 3NT

30

Go Skiing 😦

31

Do bungee jumping Silly. No

32

Do parasailing/gliding Next time.

33

Go to an Opera 😦 Missed it

34

Watch 5 Plays which have good reviews 4 of 5

35

Get my wisdom teeth out 3 of 4

36

Go dancing Can you believe it. Not 1 day in 450!! 😦

37

Practice pranayama for 10 mins everyday for 2 months 😦

38

Watch S play the league matches once a month Did do till i dint do

39

Brush my teeth twice a day daily for 3 months Yes. Did not become a habit.

40

Give away old clothes In the car. Excuse? Goonj office flooded.

41

Work closely with an NGO for 3 months / 60hrs 20/60. Volunteering for a year-long program now

42

Go for a pottery workshop Better. Did a beginners course

43

Go on a BIG ROLLERCOASTER somewhere abroad with P :(.

44

Take P to a wild beast sighting Hmm. i think no.

45

Watch the sunset in a nice open place where we don’t speak the local language Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. AMAZING

Was the best thing I put to use.

While plans change, the broader idea remains – explore, experience and enjoy.

Am doing it again.

Peace out!

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