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About Me

A 27-year-old PA student who wants to visit all seven continents, write a book, work at a pediatric clinic in Africa, and basically meet as many of the world's challenges as possible.

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Life List

(already accomplished)

Become a PA

Visit all 7 continents

Take a SwimTrek trip

Bike through Western Europe

Raft the Grand Canyon

Improve my Spanish proficiency

Go on safari in Africa

Trace my roots at Ellis Island

Vacation in Hawaii

Work on a hospital ship in a Third World country

Celebrate New Year's in Times Square

Visit all 50 states (29 to go: AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, RI, SD, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY)

See the ruins at Pompeii

Swim in Capri's Blue Grotto

Tour Mt. Vesuvius

Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain

Tour the Colosseum

Visit the D-Day beaches

See the Mona Lisa

Visit the palace at Versailles

See the Acropolis and Parthenon

See the Egyptian pyramids

Hike the Inca Trail

Walk El Camino Santiago

Take an Alaskan cruise

View the Taj Mahal at sunrise

Hike Table Mountain in South Africa

Climb through the Amazon canopy

Walk at least part of the Great Wall of China

Get laser hair removal

Learn to surf, ski, and snowboard

Learn to drive a stick-shift

Learn to play the piano

Go on a tropical cruise

Ride horseback on the beach

Ride in a hot air balloon

Get tickets to the Olympics

Go to adult Space Camp

Witness a shuttle launch from up close

Build a full-sized snowman

Sew a quilt out of my old race T-shirts

Update and continue my Life Scrapbook

Become the oldest person to ever do the River Run

Live to be a happy, healthy 100 years old - at least!

(unlikely dreams)

vrijdag 8 januari 2010

I'm a little late with my traditional New Year's post, but here it is:

2009 Accomplishments:

2) Ran the River Run in 1:46
3) Finally got an iPhone
4) Saw Celine Dion in concert
5) Ran the Oaks half marathon in 2:26
6) Took Liz to Disney World for her birthday
7) Bought a new laptop
8) Cleaned out almost all my excess clothes and junk
9) Hit the $3000 mark in my "PA School Savings Account"
10) Lost 15 pounds

2010 Aspirations:

1) Earn one of the $10k Duke scholarships
2) Move to new apartment
3) Pay off my credit card
4) Lose 10 more pounds
5) Run my second marathon in under 5 hours
6) Get $5000 in my PA School Savings Account
7) Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables every day (or at least most days...)
8) Take a trip somewhere (possibly to NYC for New Year's Eve)
9) Try at least 5 new recipes

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