Join Date: June 12th 2010
100 Things Challenge -
August 10th 2010, 02:22 PM
Have you guys heard about it? Basically, people want to cut their possessions down to a hundred or less and live with them. Usually people cut out such possessions like a car, television, excess dining wear, extra clothing, and stuff they don't use.
I am considering a modified version of it. I don't think I could manage to get my possessions under 100, but I am thinking of grouping some items together. The people who practice the actual 100 challenge usually get their possessions including toiletries to under 100. So imagine including all your shirts, underwear, shampoo, and the like.
Pretty much, this is what I am considering keeping at this point. I am going to go through my clothes soon and decide. I also need to go through the stuff I use for an apartment and figure out how many of the items I have.
1. Car. I need it for transportation to the hospital (over a highway and there are no buses that operate on this side of the river), clinical sites, and fire station. If I were to bike to the fire station, I would miss every call I ever got.
2. Bike stuff. I am grouping this together because it is sort of pointless to not include my spare parts (3), tools, locks, light, and helmet together. If I got rid of the bike, they would be useless. (8)
3. Work clothing/equipment (including school clothing.) This is 2 red polos t-shirts, 1 khaki pants, black shoes, 2 blue shirts, hair clips, and 2 pairs of EMT pants. Then it breaks down into scissors, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and box cutter. I think turn-out gear stays at the fire house. (This will be added to when I go to nursing clinicals such as my PDQ, scrubs, lab jackets (eww), and white shoes) So 13 items.
4. Book bag.
5. Messenger bag.
7. 10 t-shirts. I am limiting me to this many.
8. 3 nice "dress" shirts.
9. 2 pairs of nice dress pants.
10. 3 jeans.
11. 3 capris pants.
12. 1 pair nice sun glasses. They are hard to break.
13. 10 pairs of socks.
14. 10 under clothings (so basically, 10 bras and 10 underpants)
15. 2 hoodies
16. 4 long-sleeve t-shirts.
17. 1 wicking shirt (Under armor or something?)
18. 1 shell
19. 1 winter coat
20. 2 hats for winter
21. 2 pairs of gloves
22. snow pants
23. Flash light
25. Video games (I won't add anymore to the collection, besides, my systems have difficulty with LCD and LED televisions)
26. One older-style television
27. Pair of weights
29. A fan
30. New Balance shoes (I got them on clearance for 25 dollars.)
31. Vans shoes (around same price as above)
33. External hard drive
34. Cats (plus litter box, food bowl, cat toys, cat bed, scooper, litter, food, brush, hairball meds. My kitties aren't going to suffer)
35. Bed (plus sheets, blankets, pillows.)
36. Extra blanket
37. Eye glasses
43. A bookcase
45. Another chair
46. Porcelain doll.
47. Puzzle Box
48. Spanish Fan
49. Spanish box
50. I forget what they are called. I saw people tying them around their wastes. It kind of looks like a scarf and we sell them here in the winter as scarfs, but I saw people tying it around their waste or just displaying it as a banner.
51. An Ipod. I don't need it, but I don't have a radio that can pick up decent signals in my car. It's a luxury that I think I can handle cutting in the future.
52. A printer. I can't live without it as I am in school.
53. Boots. Needless to say, winters are rough and there's a reason why Uggs are in fashion here. (Seriously, I almost died laughing when my friend complained about Uggs and she lives in Cali. I don't wear them, but they are more practical than wearing tennis shoes when it is below freezing here.)
So that's where I am at at the moment. I am sure I will find more possessions I want to keep once I start digging through the stuff.
Last edited by MisplacedDreamer; August 10th 2010 at 03:20 PM.