1: Get up to five a day.
2: Get a dog.
3: Get a real job.
4: ….or locum for a while. Meh.
5: Convince my husband we don’t need to repaint the kitchen.
6: Stain that giant naked piece of furniture.
7: Figure out where I want to put the tomato plants.
8: Trim the apple trees.
9: Get over the arachnophobia already.
10: Catch the mouse (mice, surely) in the kitchen.
11: Bully my hairdressser into a style I like.
12: Learn the alphabet in Arabic.
13: Travel someplace where it isn’t snowing while it is snowing here.
14: Get more comfortable with rheumatology.
15: Get my complete neuro exam down to four minutes.
16: Do an LP.
17: Do my ATLs.
18: Refresh my ACLS.
19: Stop eating chicken.
20: Get more White Stripes into my daily life.
24: Update my “absolutely essential groundbreaking articles” file.
25: Get a pedicure.
26: Join a hockey team.
27: Get drunk enough to try karaoke.
28: Go back-country camping.
29: ….with canoes.
30: ….. and don’t get eaten by bears.
31: Reclaim at least one committed set of anti-vaccine parents for rationality.
32: Post some manner of sign in my office that will prevent religious people from trying to convert me.
33: Drive to Hamilton without getting lost.
34: Finish this flipping project.
35: Get published.
36: Go horseback riding.
37: Make more crepes.
38: Use the breadmaker at least monthly.
39: Teach my husband to grocery shop.
40: Frame the paintings I brought back from Malawi.
41: Get used to saying “president Obama.”
42: Avoid Walmart entirely.
43: Win something. Anything.
44: ….even if that means buying raffle tickets.
45: See one of my heartsink patients without getting a headache.
46: Remind people that Volkswagen is built in the US, Subaru in Canada, Toyota in Canada, and Honda in Canada.
47: …. and that they are just better products.
48: Convince my co-worker to let me test-drive his Porsche.
49: Visit my sister.
50: ….and my mother.
51: ….. and my cousins.
52: …..and meet all the new babies.
53: …..before they learn to drive.
57: Go to a Habs game.
58: Go to a Leafs game (preferably vs the Habs).
59: Get all those birthdays into something that will remind me to send cards!
60: Learn some guitar. Elvis only knew 4 chords!
89: Stop obsessing about my BMI.
90: Practise my français.
91: Finish all this busywork.
92: Get rid of the defunct Nissan in the garden.
93: …..else bite the bullet and use it as a planter.
94: Get more than just basil to grow in the garden.
95: Save myself for the really good chocolate.
96: Reduce the procrastination to something manageable.
101: Do the BMW driving course.
102: Plant strawberries to go with the rhubarb that is taking over.
103: Go snowboarding at least 3 times.
104: ….preferably without needing to visit the ED.
105: Go snowshoeing.
106: …. or ice skating.
107: …. or hanging out in a hot tub.
108: …. or whatever it takes to put the kibosh on seasonal affective disorder.
109: Find something cultural to do in rural Ontario.
110: Pass the last of my exams.
111: Join a yoga class.
112: ….. and actually go.
113: Learn to knit (because I can).
114: Get my Td.
115: Become the local “travel doc.”
116: Plant more roses.
117: Clean out the Rabbit.
118: Win the thistle war.
119: Call a truce with the dandelions.
120: Learn to like spinach (yuk).
121: Use more fresh cheese.
122: Switch to whole-grain pasta.
123: Look into a legal name change.
124: Go to an OHL game.
125: …..as the team doc.
126: Get Sari to come visit.
127: …. and Cathy.
128: …. and Marieke.
135: Chuck three (3) drug reps out of my office for entertainment.
136: …and then chuck their drugs after them (are you listening ezetimibe?).
137: Give a presentation.
138: ….. without blushing like a rose. Or a tomato, whichever.
139: Start OR assisting again.
140: Learn to do c-sections.
141: Feel comfortable with my sloppy house.
150: Equalise my uptodate and facebook time.
151: Call my mother.
152: ….and try not to argue with her.
153: Wash my car.
154: Figure out an alternate means of transport when I live 37 km from my office in rural Ontario.
155: Start hypermiling.
156: Go treetop walking.
157: Bring my husband back to my childhood home.
158: ….. but make sure he doesn’t stay there.
159: Spend more time in Montreal.
160: Find something about Toronto I like.
161: Re-visit NYC.
166: Pay off VISA and make a dent in Mastercard.
168: Learn to hate potato chips.
169: Stop having the Tim’s breakfast of champions.
171: Get on the do not call list.
175: Celebrate Robbie Burns’ Day.
176: …. whilst avoiding actual haggis.
177: Clear up my computer.
178: Restart quilting.
179: Throw a party.
180: …. for more than just two people.
196: Buy some wine glasses.
197: …. not at the Dollar Store.
198: ….. and teach the man how to not break them.
199: Download Relentless by Theory of a Deadman.
200: ….and take the opportunity to go see them next time they come.
201: Do things instead of making lists.
By the time I actually do all of this stuff I ought to be pretty sorted.
**** I know there are loads of numbers missing. I was a little ambitious I think. Maybe I’ll fill them in as I tick things off.
****Idea stolen from Dragonfly, with thanks.