Thursday, May 9, 2013

Never Have I Ever - Bucket List edition

Last night, I was pinning on Pinterest and I came across this pin.

I repined it but now it's hitting me a little harder. I sit here with my breakfast and beverage buffet of espresso, orange juice, and water like I do every morning and I think to myself "What haven't you done in your life, woman?"  I love my life and go throughout my day to day activities with a routine.  Have I ever held back from doing something I wanted to do?  Why haven't I just packed my bags with a few outfits and hit I20 without any plans?

But, as I watch GMA a man is demonstrating how to do THE BURPEE and I remember a certain time I learned to do a burpee after a few glasses of wine with one of the most fit girls I know. This probably has no relevance to you, but to me I remember I've always been down for anything.  Why am I holding back? And I can't help but think of 2 quotes that are usually screaming in the back of my head.


It's so true, you only have one life to live.

So today, I wanted to do a little Never Have I Ever, but with a twist. This is going to be my official Bucket List. There will be some cliche bucket list items, but also some random personal ones. And I hope to finish them all someday before my time is up.


Never Have I Ever - Bucket List Edition 

  • Gone bungee jumping
  • Gone skydiving
  • Gone cliff diving 
  • Gone scuba diving
  • Attended a taping of Live! with Kelly and Michael 
  • Drove to the West Coast from the East Coast
  • Gone camping
  • Bought myself a Tiffany Necklace 
  • Gone to Vegas since I've been 21
  • Been a Red Cross disaster volunteer (I do have the training though) 
  • Let my eyebrows grow and got them threaded 
  • Gone to every state in the United States
  • Traveled to Belize 
  • Traveled to every country in Europe 
  • Traveled to every island in the Caribbean 
  • Obviously, I want to fill every page of my passport by the time I'm 30
  • Made pottery 
  • Had a penpal that I've wrote real hand written letters to 
  • Maintained a garden
  • Pried my own Pearls out of those little sea creatures
  • got my daisy tattoo removed
  • Added to my 'free bird' tattoo
  • Gone to a Washington Capitals hockey game at the Verizon Center 
  • Read the entire bible
  • Followed around my favorite band to every location on their summer tour 
  • Flown across the Pacific Ocean
  • Had a snake around my neck (this is probably NEVER going to happen)
  • got plastic surgery
  • Been an extra on Grey's Anatomy (this is inspired by my nephew) 
  • Stuck my toes in every ocean
  • Danced in a flash mob
  • got my Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • passed the NCLEX and got my RN License
  • got my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP)
  • saved a life
  • learned how to ballroom dance 
  • Read an entire book in one day
  • worked out with Lauren Kitt and Nick Carter (lol lol lol LAUGH, no really) 
  • ran a full marathon
  • done a race in Washington D. C. 
  • gone "ghost hunting"at Dorothea Dix Hospital 
  • collected my own honey from honey bees
  • studied Thomas Jefferson more (this includes staying up in Charlottesville and visiting Monticello more) 
  • Cooked Lobster

I have more, but I must end this for now. I plan on making a separate page for this and adding it up on the tabs so I can keep track of my adventures.

What would YOU do if you knew you could not fail? I challenge you! What do you want to do before you die?


BREI said...

Love this idea!

Anonymous said...

I've always thought about doing this as a tab a while back... I may have to do a blog like this!!

Another Clean Slate said...

I love the one about sticking your toes in every ocean. Going to steal that for my own bucket list!

confessions of an army housewife said...

LOVE the Mark Twain quote, when I moved out my mom was living in Arizona and I was moving back to NC, she got me a necklace that had a pendant with "" on it and the quote was in the box.(:

Elle said...

this is so great! I have really been thinking about doing one of these and am inspired by yours

lauren [lolloped] said...

That saying on the gravestone is just wow! Love the bucket list!

Maggie said...

This is a great list! Let's go to Belize together, I have always dreamed of Belize.

Patty said...

Good sharing! Defiitely write a book and visit the Holy Land, that's a big dream for my husband and I :)

Adrienne @ BlackWhiteColor said...

Tiffany's necklace! Yes!!
Red cross volunteeriing would be sooo cool! After Katrina my mom and I volunteered at the fieldhouse at LSU in the medical housing bc she's a social worker and was helping people with various things. One of the greatest experiences of my life!
When do you graduate nursing school?

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