Update: My 40 Before 40

It’s been a little while since I’ve looked at My 40 Before 40 list so here is an update.

I’ve hiked 4 more sections of the Cumberland Trail, I run a little faster, I’ve read 8 more books, I’ve paid down some debt,  I did my 30 days of no caffine, filling out my myfitnesspal log and exercising everyday. I hiked Mt LeConte again, lost some weight and went to a Titans training camp. I have to get serious about this list if I’m going to finish it as I’ve only marked off 5 of my 40 items!

  1. Hike every section of the Cumberland Trail(6/13)
    1. Grassy Cove Segment
    2. Stinging Fork Falls
    3. Piney River Segment
    4. Three Gorges Segment – Soddy Creek Section
    5. Three Gorges Segment – Possum & Rock Sections (hiked two sections here!)
  2. Complete 5 Races (0/5)
  3. Complete a 5k in under 30 minutes
  4. Run an 8 minute mile (11:51 is best time to date but I haven’t run a timed mile since August 29th)
  5. Read one book/fortnight (18/34)
    1. Goodreads List
  6. Become debt free except for the mortgage ($13,501.70 to go!)
  7. Purchase a bike.
  8. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day for 30 days straight (30/30) Complete!
  9. Complete myfitnesspal logs for 30 days straight (30/30) Complete!
  10. Get my passport
  11. Go on an art crawl
  12. Try 10 new beers (8/10)
  13. Try 10 new wines (3/10)
  14. Attend 1 networking event per month (I’m failing miseribly at this)
  15. Get personal business cards
  16. Visit 5 museums (2/5)
  17. Host a Sunday grilling for the neighbors
  18. Complete Code Year Javascript course
  19. Go a month without caffeine (30/30)
  20. Kayak a river
  21. Go on a 2 night backpacking trip
  22. Hike Mt LeConte again Complete!
  23. Go to my first professional hockey game
  24. Go to my first professional basketball game
  25. Go to my first professional baseball game
  26. Learn to swim… really swim.
  27. Complete 100 push ups in a single session
  28. Complete 100 sit ups in a single session
  29. Complete 5 pull ups
  30. Go on an adult vacation with my wife, Jen Harley Complete!
  31. Attain goal weight of 210 lbs (12lbs/70lbs)
  32. Go to a shooting range
  33. Go to Titans training camp Complete!
  34. Go to a Titans home game
  35. Complete my Darwin Sleeve Tattoo (1 session to go!)
  36. Go to see a symphony play
  37. Go to a play
  38. Learn to ballroom dance
  39. Go to an atheist/skeptic conference
  40. Call 1 family member a week (0/64) (I’m really failing at this)

Leave a Reply