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40 Before 40

It's almost 2am in London and I am now officially 38. While most women probably will not disclose their age on the worldwide web, I really don't mind. Age is just a number as they say. Age is basically what you make out of it. In fact, I am very proud to be in my late thirties. And if you look at the photo below, you will understand why. :)

Since I will be turning 40 in two years, I thought I would challenge myself so I made a list of 40 things that I want to do before my big 4-0. This is not a bucket list as such (or maybe it is). It's just  a list of things that I have always wanted to do but never got the chance to do. At the same time there are a few on my list that I just recently thought of doing. I know I may not be able to cross all of them off before then, but at least I can say that I have tried.

So, here is my list:

1. Learn how to swim
2. Learn how to drive
3. Experience Graduation in the UK 
5. Run in UP Diliman
6. Learn to Ski
7. See the Northern Lights in Iceland
8. Run a Marathon abroad
9. Write a book
10. Have my own Art Exhibition
11. Learn Martial Arts
12. Visit Cambodia and/or Vietnam
13. Learn another language
14. Go camping
15. Learn Fencing
16. Watch Kris TV live
17. Learn how to pole dance
18. Learn how to play the violin
19. Be a motivational speaker 
20. Be a Humanitarian Volunteer
21. Learn how to cook at least one main dish from 5 different countries 
22. Horse back riding
23. Watch Tour de France in Mont St Michel
24. Read at least 24 books
25. Road trip to Italy and see the sunflowers
26. Watch Sarah Geronimo and/or The Killers in concert
27. Watch The Championships in Wimbledon
28. Zip lining
29. Mud Run
30. Sailing
31. Climb a mountain
32. Visit Pooh corner
33. Find the best cheese roll in London or learn how to make it
34. Medical Mission
35. Watch an Opera
36. Cycle around London 
37. Stay in a Monastery 
38. Run in 5 major parks in London
39. Ask 5 "guys in light blue shirt" to give me 3 challenges each
40. Continue to inspire people and make my dreams come true.

I guess I am ready to take on the challenge.

tintin x


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