Day Zero 100 day update

101 in 1001 days - 100 day check up

Way back in March I began my Day Zero 101 in 1001 days project where I picked 101 goals I want to complete in the next 1001 days we're now 100 days into my challenge so effectively 10% of the way there so I thought I'd do a little update on my progress so far.


101 in 1001 days quote

Start - 19th March 2019
End - 14th December 2021

  1. Go on a Hot air balloon ride - Booked! Weather permitting I can tick this as complete next month
  2. Go to Disneyland Paris
  3. USA Roadtrip
  4. Complete a reading challenge - I've been completing the Popsugar 2019 reading challenge currently I'm on 7 completed (I definitely need to do a full blog post update on my progress 
  5. Visit all Premiership and EFL Grounds
  6. Midnight movie Premiere 
  7. Go to Cadbury World - Booked! Going in July
  8. 20k social media followers combined - Just over the 12k mark currently and always growing
  9. Attend a blog event
  10. Partner with a local company on my blog - Really doing well with this one! Read my ImmotionVR review here. I've also got 3 more local company reviews in the pipeline
  11. Go on a Cruise
  12. 'Try' Pinterest pins rather than just pinning and leaving - This is leading to lots of new ideas for my next list!
  13. Have a full day at the cinema
  14. Swim in an infinity pool
  15. Say Yes for an entire week
  16. Pay off my car finance
  17. Earn enough blog income to cover at least half of the household bills
  18. Reach 25000 sessions on my blog per month
  19. Order from every takeaway that delivers to me on Just Eat - I'm enjoying this one and writing up local takeaway reviews as I try them
  20. Go dog sledding
  21. Completely clear my old bedroom of stuff, sell what I don't want
  22. Do a food challenge
  23. Be a bridesmaid - August planned!
  24. Get engaged
  25. Get married
  26. Have a baby
  27. Spend a night in a tree house
  28. Go to an airport and get the next flight
  29. Harry Potter tour in Edinburgh
  30. Get professional business cards for my blog - I did this! And adore my new business cards
  31. Hold a car boot
  32. Go on the Eurostar
  33. Survive Brexit
  34. Own all the Harry Potter Lego - I'm certainly making progress on this! I've got two more to build when I can find space for them
  35. Win a quarterly award at work
  36. Get in the car and flip a coin, make an adventure wherever we end up 
  37. Go to the Electric Cinema in London
  38. Watch every Disney movie in order - I've only ticked off one on this list! Must try harder
  39. Go to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  40. Go to Iceland and visit the Blue Lagoon
  41. See the Northern Lights
  42. Go to Stonehenge
  43. Do a skydive
  44. Do a bungee jump
  45. Decorate the house so not all the walls are magnolia
  46. Go to New Orleans during Mardi Gras
  47. Donate Platelets / Blood on a regular basis
  48. Complete a random act of kindness
  49. Go to Rome
  50. Visit Wales
  51. Visit Ireland
  52. Stand under a waterfall
  53. See 10 shows / concerts - American Idiot UK I need to write a full review for sure
  54. Visit Oxford on Alice's Day (July 6th)
  55. Clear out all my clothes so everything fits on one rail
  56. Keep logging our life together in our memory book - We're pretty up to date with this and I love making our memories
  57. Visit New York
  58. Go to Alton Towers at Halloween
  59. Buy a BBQ
  60. Make the garden a nice place 
  61. Watch LOTR
  62. Lose weight
  63. Explore Sheffield, keep ticking things off Tripadvisor - I'm now on 129 items on my completed adventures list! It's branched out beyond Sheffield but we're definitely visiting new places
  64. Create a freebie/something useful for my blog visitors
  65. Put up the pictures that are still in the kitchen in a pile
  66. Send 5 just because gifts
  67. Blog twice a week consistently - I'm a few posts under this average but close enough that I'm very happy
  68. Organise all of mine and Connors stuff into the house - Long and ongoing process!
  69. Celebrate our 3rd anniversary
  70. Try a new food once a month - I try! But I'm definitely a creature of habit
  71. Try a new restaurant once a month - Definitely keeping this one up with reviews of Fat Hippo and Five Guys and lots more in the pipeline
  72. Do 50k steps on a weekly basis 
  73. Have £5k saved up in a house fund
  74. Build my blog email list to 500 - I passed the 100 mark! I know that doesn't sound huge but it's progress from 0
  75. Organise all photos from the laptop, phone etc. on to an external hard drive
  76. Have a blog post go viral
  77. Watch a sunrise - This will happen when we go and do the Hot Air Balloon ride
  78. See England win the Euros
  79. Watch SUFC get promoted to the premiership - I can't actually believe this happened! But it did and I'm super excited for the upcoming season
  80. Remind Connor I love him every day - This will always be ongoing but I'm definitely hitting it and making sure Connor knows how appreciated he is
  81. Turn the spare room into something useful/functional
  82. Go to a festival
  83. Go to Cornwall
  84. Visit the fairy pools in the Isle of Skye 
  85. Cook through a whole cookbook
  86. Celebrate a holiday I normally don't
  87. Become a member at the board game cafe and visit often - We've been once but definitely going to go more often
  88. Complete 10 jigsaws - 1 complete in my Harry Potter repeating pattern and a second underway with my disney panoramic one. Connor bought me a jigsaw of us for our anniversary so we're definitely making progress with this one
  89. Donate / Buy items for RSPCA Sheffield - I've been buying items from their amazon wishlist most months
  90. Write a short story
  91. Brew our own beer in the shed 
  92. Do something that scares me once a year (0/3)
  93. Join a book club
  94. Go on our Honeymoon
  95. Attend a Murder Mystery Weekend
  96. Visit a 'Dark Tourist' hotspot 
  97. Go on a Hen Do
  98. 101 progress report every 3 months - I've decided to do this every 100 days but here's my first!
  99. Try all the lush bath bombs they sell - I have been doing this but I definitely need to keep a better record (whoops)
  100. Win a fantasy football league
  101. Start a new 101 list

I'm at 4 fully completed and 22 part completed which I think is pretty good progress I'm going to try really hard to make a few more steps to get a few more at least started. It's tricky as some goals will continue throughout the full 1001 days but I'm more than happy with my progress

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10 comments

  1. Wow, I've never seen a challenge like this one, but you are doing fantastically well! I would love to see the Northern Lights and stand under a waterfall too. LOTR I can confirm is FABULOUS :) Good luck with your list, at this rate I'm sure you'll smash it, Lisa x

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    1. Thanks so much! You should check out the Day Zero Challenge it's really inspiring

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  2. This is awesome! I love seeing what others want to do/accomplish! I'm super impressed you were even able to think up 101 new things you want to do. Totally jealous of your hot air balloon ride- that's on my bucket list! haha

    Renee @ Maritime Mama

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    1. It certainly took a while to come up with all the ideas but it really helps put life in perspective of what's important to you

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  3. Great list. And you are already doing so well!! Great job!

    Bettie
    www.thewildflowerhippie.com

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    1. Thanks so much I feel I'm making proper progress!

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  4. This is such a great idea! I love having a visual to keep track of all the things I want to do.

    Feeling inspired by this, thank you x

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    1. I find it really helps focus my mind on the goals I want

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    1. Thanks so much I'm excited to achieve them all

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