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Mission 101 Update

I really like the idea of mission101, where you make a goal list of 101 things to accomplish in 1001 days (which is about 2 ¾ years). Unfortunately, it's such a long amount of time – and my memory has been getting consistently worse – that I keep forgetting about the damned thing!

My last Mission 101 list ends in March, and as I look over my goals from that list, not only have I forgotten to work on them, a great many of them have changed entirely. Still, I need to focus on my goals. I'm torn between continuing with this list for the next three months, starting a new list entirely, or falling back on good ol' NYR and forgetting the 1001 days portion.

I figured I'd better do an update anyway. If only to keep myself mindful and accountable. My shame will kick my butt into gear at least a little bit. I did manage to do better than I expected, having not looked at this for almost 2 years. Whoops. I will now give a lot of thought to what my current goals should be and some realistic time frames for those.

Italics – goals I'm currently working on
Strike – goals completed: 32
Bold – goals which have changed



Family

1. Go exploring together again
2. Find cultural activities for homeschool fieldtrips – We got a zoo membership, at least
3. Keep better HS records/portfolios – Records, yes. Portfolios, not so much.
4. Develop a new HS routine – Our schedule doesn't really support a set routine, but we've gotten better about it.
5. Do more reiki/ceremonies together – Kids don't seem particularly interested
6. Get girls involved in 4-H
7. Everyone submit something to the county fair
8. Start playing D&D regularly – Tried, but stopped getting called to play when my player-friend broke up with our family friend. :/
9. Get everyone's teeth fixed – Yes! Mostly. Josh still needs a bit of work.
10. Wean family off of so much sugar – Not as bad, but still needs work.
11. Get house cleaned & organized – Got it done, and it was undone
12. Move bedrooms around
13. Start having Date Night



Writing

14. Consistently participate in LH flash challenges Liberty Hall is dead! WOE!
15. Create new writing routine – and stick to it!
16. Finish revising NaNo WonderSaga
17. Submit WonderSaga to the interested agent & editor
18. Revise/finish The Dragon Alliance
19. Participate in every NaNoWriMo - 2014, 2015, 2016
20. Win NaNo - 2014, 2016
21. Participate in at least 2 Camp NaNos
22. Finish What We Become: A Supernatural/Walking Dead Crossover fanfic – Hit “finish” goal but decided to keep going.
23. Write, revise, & submit at least 1 story per month – Decided to focus on novels
24. Write, revise, & submit at least 1 poem per month
25. Choose a handful of good writer blogs to follow
26. Resume blogging at GratefulStead.com and livejournal – LJ (and DW), yes. GS blog, no.
27. Fix up library and reclaim it as my study
28. Cull email lists – and then keep up with email!
29. GET BETTER WITH THANK YOU CARDS!
30. Resume sending handwritten letters
31. Join one or both of the writers' guilds (changing this to 'groups')
32. Join a good online writing group or create a local one - Have a pretty good group, with twice-weekly write-ins, going on in my NaNo WonderCabin on FB.
33. Resume consistent weekly posting at dailyrumi
34. Resume consistent daily posting at yearofpoetry
35. Reward self with subscriptions to magazines
36. Read more contemporary genre writers
37. Continue attending workshops & conferences
38. Qualify for Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America membership
39. Secure an agent! – Later goal
40. Submit to contests (at least one each quarter)
41. Look for local small business resources/help (also for 'Farm' goals)




Farm

42. Research grants
43. Repair & fence chicken coop
44. Rebuild compost
45. Buy good heavy-duty mower – Riding mower, not necessarily “heavy-duty”
46. Improve/expand garden each year
47. Finish inner circle of Mom's memorial/meditation garden
48. Get some kind of dedication stone
49. Make a faerie garden each year
50. Contact Conservation Department for landowner resources
51. Clear out dead/unwanted trees
52. Fence yard – or at least enough of it for the dogs to run free
53. Build or buy proper dog houses
54. Get more chickens
55. Get more goats or get cows
56. Get deep freezer
57. Learn canning - also had, which I'd like to add: and make soap, cheese, & butter
58. Freeze/dry/can enough veggies for winter
59. Get enough surplus to start selling
60. Get old trailer blocked up & start cleaning out
61. Rent dumpster & cull
62. Fix fireplace
63. Fix leaks
64. Work on recognizing edible wilds




Health

65. Consistent mealplanning
66. Stick (mostly) with healthy eating habits gained from The Whole30 challenge (ends Tuesday 6/10/14)</i> - 2nd Whole30 done January 2015!
67. Develop & maintain consistent schedule
68. Start doing yoga at least 3xs/week
69. Start going to gym again
70. Resume taking regular walks
71. Start strength training
72. Resume logging at SparkPeople.com
73. Get control of BP & get off meds
74. See dermatologist about spot(s)
75. See chiro again
76. See about learning Tai Chi – Started, at least
77. Enter a race
78. Start practicing survival skills
79. Resume prepping – Good thing, too
80. Try oil pulling – Meh
81. Get a juicer

(See 'Spirit' for more related goals)



Spirit

82. Continue daily reiki self-healings
83. Create consistent meditation routine
84. Resume Medicine Reiki ceremonies
85. Get a good drum
86. Teach a Reiki I class again
87. Start a reiki share &/or drum circle
88. Resume regular shamanic journeying
89. Visit church more
90. Start a new reiki school
91. Find a good name for new reiki school (My previous school was the Blue Ridge Reiki Center, but I'm now living in MO.)
92. Make vision boards
93. Resume regular personal practice
94. Resume major abundance work
95. Read more spiritual books; build reiki & shamanism library more
96. Reconnect & really LISTEN to Spirit
97. Build & maintain a Little Free Library
98. Resume fasting
99. Subscribe to Daily Word again
100. Consistently love & care for Momma's memorial/meditation garden
101. Learn how to build a labyrinth around it – Plans made, but haven't done it yet

Comments

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ashmedai
Jan. 10th, 2017 05:09 am (UTC)
I did the Mission 101 thing once, but I tend to obsess and be a control freak, so it ended up driving me bonkers!
ahavah
Jan. 10th, 2017 12:27 pm (UTC)
That's too bad. It was really helpful my first time, but as my memory has worsened, so has my Mission 101 progress. :/
ashmedai
Jan. 10th, 2017 05:06 pm (UTC)
I really like your list, though, it's inspiring! :)
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