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Try 100 new recipes.(100/100) Attend a professional sporting event. Participate in the Cooper River Bridge Run. Give up sweets for a month. Write a letter, not an email, to a friend or relative. Send Christmas cards.
- Take a dance class.
- Have an at-home spa day.
- Read 30 non-academic books. (19/30)
- Volunteer at an animal shelter.
See a doctor about my incessant heartburn. Buy a new kitchen gadget and use it at least 10 times.(10/10) Host a themed party. Memorize a book of the Bible. Do something drastically different with my hair.
- Apply to grad school...again.
Straighten up the guest room.
- Sing at a coffeehouse.
- Learn to swim.
Get really dressed up to go somewhere that's not fancy.
- Get my eyebrows waxed.
Give a gift for no reason. See 5 new states, not including airports.(5/5) Eat at a famous restaurant.
- Get a job in a public health setting.
Print all of our wedding photos/bridal portraits and put them in frames or albums. Watch every movie that has won the Oscar for Best Picture in the past 50 years, and 2011-2013.(53/53) Do something really big and unexpected for Tom. Get my car washed and vacuumed. Fit into the jeans I wore in high school. Give up Facebook for a month. Make my own sweet tea. Sell or donate our old unused stuff.
- Enter some kind of eating contest.
- Take photos to spell out our last name and frame them. (9/10)
Walk/jog/run at least 3 times a week for a month. Compliment or thank Tom for something specific every day for a month. Wear a sleeveless shirt or dress without a cover-up. Start a dream journal. Turn off the radio and pray in the car on the way to work. Buy an article of clothing I would never normally buy for myself. Create a schedule for keeping the house clean.
- Learn to play a new card game.
Send a care package to Philip. Be a tourist in the city where I live.
- Ride a train.
- Make jewelry.
- Learn music theory.
Take photos of/for a friend or relative. Choose walking over driving at least 5 times.(5/5) Call a friend or relative just to catch up.
- Join a choir.
Donate my hair.
- Look at rotten food under a microscope.
Say something nice about someone who makes me feel bad about myself. Get a new plant and keep it alive longer than a month. Order fish at a restaurant 5 times.(5/5) Learn to use chopsticks. Start a new family tradition. Go to a high school football game.
- Do the crazy-long workout on our Tae-Bo DVD all the way through.
- Go to 5 concerts. (4/5)
- Watch every season of ER. (13/15)
- Take a spin class.
- Give up TV for a week, unless it's for meeting one of the other goals.
Donate money to the Clemson Fund.
- Have a neighbor over for dinner.
File all our old bills and other documents. Give my mom and mother-in-law the day off from cooking on Thanksgiving.(2/2) Wear a legitimate Halloween costume.
- Learn Microsoft Access.
- Finish my graduation scrapbook.
Sample something at a farmers' market and actually buy it. Update my verse journal. Go to a drive-in movie.
- Play tennis again.
Start a savings account for our future children. Go to a zoo that has polar bears. Compliment a stranger.
- Visit another country.
Resist the urge to quote or reference The Golden Girls for a month. Climb Diamond Head.
- Read Systematic Theology.
Volunteer at Jeff Street at least once every month.(33/33)
- Wear a sari.
- Send David something nice while he's away from home.
Go a week without nagging Tom.
- Stay out all night.
Take a bubble bath.
- Attend a Christmas tree lighting.
Give an additional offering along with my tithe. Sit down with Tom and update our budget.
- Shoot a 3-pointer.
- Visit the USTA National Tennis Center in New York.
- Drive a Mustang.
Take a self-defense class. Get a fleur-de-lis Christmas ornament. Inspire someone else to start their own "99 in 999" list.