Repeat after me: I can’t live my life in a list.
A few days ago I found my 30 before 30 list. You know, one of those long lists with extraordinary items we compare our lives to so it can tell us if we’ve done life right or wrong by a particular date. You know what my list told me that day? That I’m doing life all wrong. Why? Because I’ve only completed 4 items on the list. I’m 29 years old. Less than 9 months till i’m 30 and I’ve only completed four items. And two of those items are things typical for most people in their 20’s – get married and have a baby. Nothing truly spectacular. Sure, they were amazing, life changing events for me but they certainly weren’t any thing out of the ordinary.
The sad part about it was I created that list when I was about 21. What the hell was I doing for the last nine years????!!! Seriously, 9 years went by and I only accomplished four things. That’s just pathetic. Continue reading