"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day. And I believe in miracles."
~ Audrey Hepburn


The End

Well, folks, the time has come. My Day Zero Project ended exactly a week ago today.

I regret to inform you that I haven't made much of an effort to accomplish any goals since the last time we spoke on the subject :( However, I just realized that I accomplished one without even trying!!

#078: Win a Prize

I was going through the list of things I didn't accomplish with my sister Des and when we stopped at this one she exclaimed, "What a loser!!!" Hahahaha so supportive <3  I thought to myself, have I really not won a single prize in the past 2.75 years???? And that is when it dawned on me, I've won three :) At work, we occasionally have contests to see who can sell the most of a particular brand or product, and guess whatttttt? I have won all three of the contests I've participated in -- two for Paige Denim USA and one for Hudson! My prize? A pair of designer jeans for each contest won :) So I guess I am not a complete loser :)


Anyway, the accomplishment of that goal means my final score for the Day Zero Project is 68 out of 101. There were definitely a lot of goals I wish I made more of an effort to accomplish, but you know what? 68 is a LOT and I can't help but to be extremely proud of all of the incredible things that this project inspired me to experience in the past 1,001 days.

Here is the final list, with pictures of the majority of the goals:

001. Make fried rice
005. Cook a meal for a large group of people

016. Play paintball
017. Go on a road trip
018. Go fishing
019. Learn to dive
022. Go to a water park
023. Roll down a grass hill
024. Swing from a rope into a lake

027. See the Grand Canyon
028. Visit San Francisco
029. Go to Harry Potter World

031. Get drunk of off ridiculously expensive wine
032. Party in Mexico
033. Throw a huge party
034. Eat the worm
035. Have a wild Spring Break
038. Party in Miami
039. Do the UCSB Undie Run

042. Learn a new song on the piano
043. Learn to bartend
044. Perfect my juggling

049. Meet a famous author
051. Clear book list

061. Go to the Rocky Horror Picture Show

068. Take my parents out to dinner
069. Play matchmaker

073. Make another music video
074. Spend an entire day without speaking
078. Win a prize
082. Get a tattoo
086. Touch a giraffe

095. Read an issue of the New York Times, cover to cover

099. Take a picture of myself completing each goal
100. Deposit $5 in my savings account for every goal I DO complete
101. When Day 1001 arrives, make a new list :)

Sooo crazy to look back at all of these pictures and see all of the things I have done. 
The coolest thing is to see how much I've grown and changed since I've started the project. I'm not going to make a new list, but there are still many things on this list that I didn't get to do and definitely plan on doing in the near future. I guess I am just one of those people who doesn't know how to live life without a goal or something to push myself towards. 

If you have enjoyed reading about my Day Zero Project, or have ever considered creating a bucket list for yourself, please do it! This has been an incredibly rewarding experience for me and I have loved sharing my experiences with you through this blog.  If I ever find something significant/interesting to blog about, you will be the first to know :) 

And with that, I guess I will say goodbye 


I Wish They All Could Be California Girls

Our cousins from Ohio came to visit us last week and it made us so sad that they live so far away :(
Tierra, Saba, Mannen, and Azmara, it was so great to see you girls and we can't wait for your next visit to Cali!

Here is a small fraction of the fun we had together that week...

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