Wednesday, January 16, 2013

What have I done?

Hey, friends. Have you read my "One Day I'm Gonna" post yet? It's my #lifelist ... or a pretty big part of it.

Well, this week I'm joining in with a handful of bloggers and participating in our very own "Life Well Lived" list. We're sharing the things we HAVE done. And it feels pretty awesome.


I've done a few lists like these before, but I'm starting from scratch this time anyway.

So here you have it.

Did it. Done it. BOOM.

I have ...

* Gone parasailing.

* Been on a cruise.

* Been to London.

* Been to Spain.

* Been to Ireland.

* Been to Puerto Rico.

* Been to Miami (several times).

* Been to the Top of the World Trade Center.

* Visited the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.

* Been to Haiti.

* Gone snorkeling.

* Ridden a jetski.

* Gone tubing.

* Driven a boat.

* Ridden on a motorcycle.

* Gotten married.

* Become a mom.

* Adopted a puppy. Twice.

* Adopted a cat. Once - officially. But been a cat-mom for 6 kitties.

* Gone kayaking.

* Moved to a new state.

* Visited a substantial number of baseball stadiums. (Really substantial.)

* Donated 10" - 12" of my hair.

* Stayed in a hostel in another country.

* Participated in a 5K for charity (several times).

* Sang on stage. (Several times here, too. Ha!)

* Gotten my ears pierced. Six times. (Six holes.)

* Cried at work.

* Changed someone's life.

* Done a Color Run.

* Been to Germany.

* Learned another language.

* Taken a bellydancing class.

* Taken a rollerblading class.

* Taken several Yoga classes.

* Tried Pilates.

* Done a spinning class.

* Attended a tickertape parade.

* Worked on a homecoming float/been IN the parade.

* Went away to college.

* Breastfed my daughter.

* Done karaoke.

* Gotten a massage.

* Gone for acupuncture (often).

* Had an ALL-DAY spa experience.

* Attended a blog conference.

* Obtained my LCSW.

* Quit a job.

* Been to the top of the Empire State Building.

* Been to Mexico.

* Been surprised.

* Surprised someone.

* Lived by myself.

* Lived in Manhattan.

* Been in about a dozen weddings.

* Danced til the wee hours of the morning.

* Kissed a stranger.

* Been to Atlantic City.

* Started a blog.

So, there you have it. A couple of (whole lotta) things about me. It's actually quite fun to come up with this sort of thing. Looking back at different times in my life, exploring memories, stuff like that - it kind of rocks!

Give it a try. Really! Please consider joining us via the linky below - we'd love to learn more about you.

11 comments:

Kelli @ Momma Needs a Beer said...

Great list, Andrea!! So many goodies here, but my absolute favorite is "Changed someone's life". That is definitely something to be proud of.

The Dose of Reality said...

Hot damn I love this!! It's a total celebration of you!! How awesome to see so many accomplishments and adventures right there on the page. So often I forget some of the cool stuff I've actually done. I lived on an uninhabited island with no electricity or running water for 4 months doing zoological research in college. Lemurs used to poop in my tent. How many people can say that?

I should make a list like this to combat the times when I feel puny!

Andrea Balcunas said...

Love this! And I am so jealous that you had an all day spa experience!! That must have been pretty relaxing! :)

Anna said...

What a great idea for a blog post! And WOW you have done so many amazing things, this makes me want to whip out my bucket list and start doing stuff already.

Following you now! Found you on the SITS forums :)

Robin @ Farewell, Stranger said...

Fantastic list! We've got a lot in common. (Except the singing. Eek!)

Esther said...

What a fantastic list!!!

Angela King said...

i love this! what a fantastic idea. i will have to come up with my list and link up. :)

chicago foodie girl said...

Fantastic list! I'm adding parasailing to my to-do list now! :-)

Kerstin @ Auer Life said...

I saw this link-up first on Robin at Farewell Stranger's blog and I love it!
Working on my own right now:)

I've been to a lot of places you have been as well (I am from Germany), but parasailing would scare the crap out of me...

Kimberly Speranza said...

So glad I stumbled upon this. It's such a great exercise. Thank you. We should sing together sometime. ;)

Robbie K said...

you've done some fabulous, adventurous things. Love this list!!

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