Setting Myself Some 30th Birthday Challenge

Setting Myself Some 30th Birthday Challenge

I’ve just turned 30 and apart from getting married and popping out 4 kids in quick succession, I’ve never really done much that’s terribly exciting in my life.

I’m a complete daredevil and very rarely get to challenge that side of me. I’ve always spoken about doing a bungee jump or a skydive but speaking about it is usually as far as it goes.

Today that stops. I’m setting myself 2 challenges for my 30th birthday year.

My first one should be relatively easy to achieve. We have a gliding club over the road from us and I really want to give it a go. They usually have a open day in September where they do trial flights and this year I am going to bite the bullet and go.

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Ever since my Grandad used to take me to airshows as a child I’ve wanted to get my pilots licence. It’s one of my ‘things to do before you die’ items but it’s stupidly expensive! Trying out gliding would be a step in the right direction.

My second challenge requires a huge amount of hard work before I even qualify to do it. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do but it has a very strict weight limit so signing myself up to do it would be my reward for reaching my goal weight.

I want to do a wing walk. Yes, you did read that right! I want to stand on top of an aeroplane while it flies through the sky!

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This has always appealed to me and my inner daredevil for some strange reason.

I need to lost 21lbs first though. I’m hoping having this as a reward for reaching my target weight will spur me on to lose it.

I will keep my blog updated with my progress on both my challenges. I’m hoping to have completed them both before my 31st birthday in April.

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7 thoughts on “Setting Myself Some 30th Birthday Challenge

  1. Wow that’s a brave goal! I’d love to do a wing walk in theory but I’m terrified of heights. Sounds like good goals though and should definitely help inspire your weight loss! I look forward to hearing all about it! x #TwinklyTuesday

  2. What a great reward for yourself! I must say that having 4 children is a very, very notable achievement! Thanks for linking with #TwinklyTuesday.

    1. Thanks very much. I’m quite proud of my 4 kids. It certainly wasn’t the plan but I wouldn’t change it for the world. Just feel I need to do more things to look back on and go “wow, I really did that!”
      Thanks for hosting another great #twinklytuesday x

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