The Bucket List

Bucket List – constantly growing and evolving 

1 – Start a business

2 – Travel around Australia by car

3 – Run a marathon in every state in Australia (QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, ACT, TAS, WA, NT)

4 – Complete an Ironman

5 – Complete a marathon in Poland – Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan

6 – Complete a marathon in Rome, Paris, Vienna, Prague and Berlin

7 – Complete an Ironman in Poland

8 – Buy three + investment properties

9 – Get married  (J and I married in September 2014)

10 – Spend Christmas in Switzerland

11 – Visit Japan

12 – Go on a writers retreat

13 – Spend two weeks at a yoga retreat

14 – Enjoy a day at a day spa with the works (massage, facial, pedicure, manicure, hair, etc)

15 – Get pregnant

16 – Give birth to a healthy and happy baby (Mr J was born 30 April via emergency c section, healthy and happy with a nice set of lungs on him).

17 – Buy a juicer

18 – Read Warsaw Uprising

19 – Read Trilogy in Polish

20 – Write for Runner’s World

21 – Write for Women’s Health&Fitness

22 – Build my share portfolio to over $5k

23 – Build my share portfolio to over $10k

24 – Build my share portfolio to over $20k

25 – Go on a family holiday to Daydream Island

26 – Spend a long weekend in the Hunter Valley

27 – Spend a long weekend at the Barossa Valley

28 – Create a health & fitness travel website

29 – Make a living writing (at least $5k per month)

30 – Run a marathon in sub 3:59 then sub 3:44

31 – Complete a 70.3 in sub 5:59 then sub 5:29

32 – Compete in a body sculpting competition

33 – Volunteer

34 – Buy a property and renovate it

35 – Self publish a novel Done! In May 2015!

36 – Write an ebook

37 – Be interviewed (YES! On a podcast in 2016!)

38 – Host a dinner party

39 – Learn to speak a third language fluently

40 – Spend three months travelling around Europe

41 – Get a six pack (abs not beer 😉)

42 – Help others achieve their health and fitness goals

43 – Do 15 unassisted pull ups/chin ups

44 – Join a mother’s group

45 – Buy our dream home

46 – Travel around New Zealand

47 – Learn to cycle with clip ons and aero bar

48 – Run 10k in sub 46:59

49 – Run 5k in sub 22:59

50 – Learn to make Polish pierogi and golabki (stuffed cabbage)

51 – Bake a tort

52 – Have a photo published in a national magazine / online

53 – Pat a tiger and get a photo with it (In 2016!)

54 – Finish an Ironman in New Zealand

55 – Take The Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin

56 – Get 10 travel articles published in magazines online and print around the world (2/10)

57 – Get 100 articles published in print/online magazines around the world (5/100)

58 – Be financially free by the time I’m 40 (i.e. choose to work not have to work)

59 – Have a passive income of $40K p.a. from my investments

60 – Spend a week at a health retreat

61 – Learn to play a musical instrument

62 – Save 50% of my income for 12 months

63 – Shout my family to a holiday

64 – Take a cruise around Europe

65 – Visit China

66 – Sign up for a 2-4 week language course in another country

67 – Host an Italian/Thai/Mexican/French/Polish dinner party

68 – Do four things each year that challenge and scare me

69 – Start and finish another degree

70 – Redo my first aid and CPR

71 – Update my CEC for personal training

72 – Learn about share trading

73 – Buy a paddle board

74 – Go camping with my family

75 – Have a wedding for under $5K  Went a little over budget but it was great!

76 – Invite J’s mum to stay with us for 3 weeks and pay for it   J’s mum came in September 2014

77 – Invite and pay for a friend to come stay with us for 3 weeks

78 – Have a professional photo shoot

79 – Earn an income of $1000 p.m. from my blogs

80 – Be my own boss and be location independent

81 – Spend 4 months living in Poland (June to September) when Jack is aged 3 or 4

82 – Learn to salsa

83 – Take dancing lessons with J

84 – Spend 4 months solidly training for a marathon

85 – Spend 6 months solidly training for an Ironman

86 – Take 6 months maternity leave  Oh my goodness, how quickly those six months went by!

87 – Complete a 70.3 Ironman

88 – Read the top 100 books listed by Amazon to read in a lifetime (11/100)

89 – Read 1000 books by the age of 40 (12/100)

90 – Finish writing a novel (write, edit, critique, publish) (I’ve now written 3, and about to publish #4)

91 – Set up a writer’s website (www.kasiaradzka.com

92 – Write for Matador Network

93 – Get published in Marie Claire

94 – Complete my Diploma of Financial Planning (Finished in 2015)

95 – Volunteer for the Army Reserves

96 – Go to the shooting range (Yes!)

97 – Hike Mt Kosciuszko

98 – Spend a long weekend at the Yarra Valley

99 – Visit Hong Kong, Macau, Kuala Lumpur

100 – Buy a brand new Toyota Kluger with cash

101 – Pay off current car loan and cc

102 – Build a 12 month emergency fund (12 months worth of living expenses)

103 – Sign up for a cooking class

104 – Fly in a helicopter 

105 – Sponsor a child

106 – Try a 100 new recipes every month

107 – Run an ultra marathon

108 – Go skiing in Japan

109 – Be the best mother I can be

110 – Raise confident, polite and intelligent child(ren)

111 – Watch the swimming live at the Commonwealth Games

112 – Go to a live tennis match

113 – Write a million words in a year

114 – Practice yoga for 100 365 days straight

115 – Try Bikram yoga/hot yoga

116 – Teach a spin/RPM class at a local gym

117 – Ride a camel in Egypt 

118 – Go on a cruise around the Pacific Islands 

119 – Go to Oktoberfest in Germany

120 – Teach my children to be the best that they can be

121 – Buy a holiday home by a lake or beach

122 – Swim with dolphins

123 – Travel through Europe by rail

124 – Take a self defence course

125 – Learn how to properly use my camera (and actually remember it)

126 – Take a walking tour in England

127 – Visit Hawaii for the Kona World Championships

128 – Finish a race within the top 5 in my age group and gender

129 – Go horseback riding

130 – Do public speaking in front of 1000 + people

131 – Get a complete makeover

132 – Do a wine appreciation course

133 – Forgive and forget about the past

134 – Fly business class

135 – Fly business class from Australia to Europe return

136 – Visit Dubai

137 – Spend a week without technology

138 – Believe in myself

139 – Attend a New Year’s Eve Ball