leveling up

last updated 2016-12-07

 

Levels

  1. One:  began caring about getting fit; got gym membership; began South Beach  [Sep 2011]
  2. Two:  joined NerdFitness and began first 6-Weeks Challenge  [Apr 2012]
  3. Three:  learned to cook; completed Level Up Club  [Jul 2012]
  4. Four:  was able to run; understood and embraced healthy eating habits; Run For Your Life  [Dec 2012]
  5. Five: entered into grad school  [Aug 2013]
  6. Sixsignificant change in body-fat/weight //OR// complete a novel

check out more at my Pinterest “bucket list” board and accomplishments board.

 

Create

  • complete “Hospital Den Hélder”
  • publish “Hospital Den Hélder”
  • complete and consider publishing “Operation Vertically Challenged”
  • then publish more stuff  :3
  • DM a campaign  [December 2016]
  • make my personal soundtrack
  • grow my own food
  • complete my Everplan (consists of Living Will, Final Will & Testament, etc.)

new skills

  • learn to cook  [July 2012]
  • learn to cook well
  • learn the violin
  • learn the guitar
  • learn to belly dance
  • brew my own beer
  • become more proficient in photography
  • maintain a small garden
  • become competent with a firearm

intellect

  • (re-)learn how to tie a tie
  • apply for grad school  [Feb 2013]
  • earn a MFA in Creative Writing
  • read twenty-four new books in one year (two/month)  [2013]
  • read fifty-two new books in one year (one weekly)
  • fluent in four additional languages
    1. Latin-based (French, Spanish)
    2. classical/dead (Latin, Greek)
    3. pictorial (Chinese, Japanese)
    4. hard (both in difficulty and sound; German, Russian)

books to read

  • the Bible
  • “Count of Monte Cristo”
  • “Moby Dick”
  • all of Tolkien’s works
  • all of Shakespeare’s works
  • all of Poe’s works
  • “Atlas Shrugged”
  • the George R. R. Martin series
  • everything I own

fitness & health

fitness

  • complete the Rebel Fitness Guide
  • maintain a healthy meal plan (most of which I cook myself) [Dec 2012]
  • get to under 170 lbs consistently
  • get to under 160 lbs consistently
  • get to under 150 lbs consistently
  • get to under 140 lbs consistently
  • get to under 130 lbs consistently
  • get to under 120 lbs consistently
  • get down to 115 lbs
  • acquire body weight percentage of approximately 17
  • be comfortable in a bikini

abilities

  • run [Dec 2012]
  • run 1k without stopping
  • complete a pull-up
  • complete five pull-ups
  • complete ten burpees
  • perform a handstand
  • do a split
  • pole-dance

participate in

be able to save my own life

  • swim at least half a mile
  • run non-stop 200 yards
  • jump over an obstacle higher than my waist
  • 15 simultaneous pull-ups
  • 25 dips

health

  • undergo sleep study  [Dec 2012]
  • get C-pap  [Nov 2013]
  • get on sleep meds  [Nov 2014]
  • visit dermatologist regarding my warts  [Nov 2013]
  • get rid of my warts  [Nov 2013]
  • do something about my chronic pain  [August 2016]

finances

  • learn my credit score  [Jul 2012]
  • achieve zero debt (especially medical)
  • be worth 10,000$
  • understand money  [Jul 2012]
  • rent a place of my own  [Aug 2013, with Brian]
  • own a motorcycle
  • own the entirety of Tolkien’s work  [Dec 2012]
  • own the entirety of the “Animorph” series
  • own a sexy red dress  [August 2014]
  • own “murder shoes”  [Dec 2016]

entertainment

  • sky-dive
  • go to an amusement park annually
  • 2013: Six Flags Fiesta Texas  [Jul 2013]
  • snow ski
  • water ski
  • go on a hunting trip
  • go on a fishing trip
  • hang-glide
  • bungee-jump
  • go actual rock-climbing
  • go to the Universal Studios theme park
  • spend the night in a haunted mansion

observation

  • attend a Superbowl
  • attend a WrestleMania  [Apr 2014]
  • see a Cirque de Soleil show
  • see the Blue Man Group perform
  • take a NOLA voodoo tour
  • attend Disney on Ice  [Mar 2014]

travel

  • live outside of “the south” for at least six months  [Jan 2016]
  • get on the interstate and start driving with no destination in mind
  • ride an airplane – again  [Oct 2015]

places to visit

  • England
    • see the Rabbit Room in the Eagle & Child Pub in Oxford
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Egypt
  • Italy
    • Coliseum in Rome
  • Mexico
    • and drink cheap tequila
  • Ireland
  • Canada  [Jul 2016]
    • Izza!
  • USA
    • New York City
      • see a broadway on Broadway
    • Las Vagas
      • gamble
    • Grand Canyon Glass Bottom Skywalk (Arizona)

 

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