101 Things in 1001 Days | Did I Succeed?

101 Things in 1001 Days | Did I Succeed?

101 Things in 1001 Days | Did I Succeed?

On the 17th September 2018 I shared a blog post about doing 101 things in 1001 days. Today marks the 1001 day point.

It’s come around quickly and I’m surprised by the results. Out of the 101 things I thought I would have a go at achieving I managed to achieve 48 of them.

What I achieved in 1001 days

  1. Come up with a list of 101 things to do between now and 14th June 2021 ✔
  2. Read all of Jane Austen’s novels ✔
  3. Write two more novels ✔
  4. Attend a march or rally ✔ (Baby Trump demonstration!)
  5. Read 200 novels
  6. Read 10 classic novels ✔
  7. Buy a record player ✔
  8. Have a story published ✔
  9. Say Yes more than No ✔
  10. Grow my Instagram following ✔
  11. Keep blogging ✔
  12. Keep a plant alive ✔
  13. Dance in the rain ✔
  14. Get a promotion ✔
  15. Take a course or class (Google Adwords course – April 2019) ✔
  16. Have a sleepover with friends like we’re teenagers ✔
  17. Go to the spa every six months ✔
  18. Recycle more ✔
  19. Read 100 female authors ✔
  20. Attend YALC
  21. See Avengers: Endgame with friends (with Freyja 25th April) ✔
  22. Watch the finale of Game of Thrones with my Dad ✔
  23. Visit my Grandad ✔
  24. Have a gallery wall
  25. Have a no-spend month ✔
  26. Get a new haircut ✔
  27. Paint my flat ✔
  28. Have a happy playlist ✔
  29. Go to Haworth ✔
  30. Go to a wedding ✔
  31. See my cousins without my parents in attendance ✔
  32. Go to the beach (Airshow!) ✔
  33. Have savings ✔
  34. Learn how to use photoshop ✔
  35. Go on a girl’s night out (Rollerblading!) ✔
  36. Go to a baby shower ✔
  37. Do something Christmas-y (Covent Garden at Christmas) ✔
  38. Learn how to open a bottle of Prosecco on my own ✔
  39. Win an award (Trailblazers!) ✔
  40. Start a podcast ✔
  41. Get a new laptop ✔
  42. Reconnect with an old friend (hey Angelize!!) ✔
  43. Marathon Game of Thrones before the release of the final series (Duh! April 2019) ✔
  44. Do a month-long challenge ✔
  45. Do more work on my family tree ✔
  46. Develop a skincare routine ✔
  47. Achieve something off my bucket list (Got a book deal!) ✔
  48. Try a new food ✔

I’m happily surprised by that. Most of the activities I didn’t manage were travel-related such as ‘Go to Italy’ and ‘Go to Euro Disney for my 25th’. I got very close with the latter – in fact, I still have the tickets!

I want to set up this challenge again, so check back to my blog in a few day’s time to find out what’s activities are on my next 101 Things in 1001 Days challenge.

Love Ellie x

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