The time has come, the walrus said, and this time I have to agree. I am turning 38 in October and it is really time for me to start doing things for me. That is why I sat here and made this 40 Before Before Bucket List that will hopefully lead to me finding and loving myself more! How many do you think I can get done before October 2021?
40 Before 40 Bucket List
Stand at the edge of the Grand Canyon and yell my own name.
See the Northern Lights.
Be styled by a professional stylist.
Cosplay as Ursula.
Attend at least one ComiCon.
See Orca Whales in the wild.
Visit the Pacific Northwest.
Meet my friend Tamara, in person, for the first time.
Finish my sleeve.
Start and finish my other sleeve.
Go to a fancy spa, where they have things like champagne and hot rocks.
Get my first solo book written and published.
Go on a cruise.
See those crystal blue Caribbean waters.
FINALLY make it to Walt Disney World.
Have a professional photo shoot. Hair, makeup, outfits, the works.
Visit the 2 Story Taco Bell Cantina in Las Vegas!
Stay at an all-inclusive resort.
Watch the Marvel movies, in chronological order, binge-style.
Visit the Spam Museum.
Half-way there! *breathes heavily* And, here we go, again!
Drink Tea in England.
Drink Whisky in Scotland.
Drink a Guinness in Ireland.
Drink coffee in Italy.
Drink more coffee in France.
Go back to Southern California and visit the San Diego Zoo.
Drive a dune buggy in Baja.
Relax on a beach with my husband all day!
Eat a Glam Doll Donut.
Eat a Voodoo Donut.
See the Norwegian Fjords.
Road Trip down Route 66, either by car or RV.
Visit a real ranch and ride horses out west!
Road Trip to the very top of Minnesota during the Fall Foliage season.
Dine at a 5 star restaurant and not have to worry about the cost.
Find more ways to make time for myself.
Find more ways to take care of myself.
Find more things to do for myself.
Find more ways to love myself.
Living with mental illness has definitely put its strain on my ability to love and care for myself. I know I need to make a change and I hope I am ready to start!