Wednesday, February 3, 2010

2009 in review

Last year I filled out this little survey about my year, and planned to do it again at the beginning of the year, but I forgot. Better late than never.

1. What did you do in 2008 that you’d never done before? Bought at home

2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?My goal was to get into a condo - I did that. As for this year. Ugh. I dunno.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth? My friend Julie, from work. And my friend Amy.

4. Did anyone close to you die? Both of my mom's parents died. Amy's baby died shortly after being born.

5. What countries did you visit? none - wah!

6. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009? Goals beyond owning a home.

7. What dates from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? Steph and Trevs wedding day because even though it seems ironic now, it was the party of a life time. Also the days surrounding the birth and passing of Amy's baby. I think many of us felt deeply for her through those days.
8. What was your biggest personal achievement of the year? Getting into my new home.

9. What was your biggest failure? I try not to keep those flagged in my mind. they happen, you learn, you move on.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury? yes, click here or here to read about them. oh and here

11. What was the best thing you bought? condo and trip to disneyland

12. Whose behavior merited celebration? Steph's commitment to Trev. We had a fun bachelorette {weekend} and she had the most amazing party.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? not a happy question. I'm not answering.

14. Where did most of your money go? There seems to be a pattern..... condo. Also spent some good money on taking my little man to Disneyland.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Steph and Trevs wedding

16. What song will always remind you of 2008? Beyonce - Put a ring on it. Will remind me of dancing to that song with the girls in SeaSide for Steph's bachelorette party weekend.
17. Compared to this time last year, are you: a) happier or sadder? b) thinner or fatter? c) richer or poorer? Happier in some ways, sadder in others, probably fatter, poorer but hopefully with some equity?

18. What do you wish you’d done more of? Spent more one on one time with Will doing things that HE likes.

19. What do you wish you’d done less of? Worry

20. Did you fall in love in 2008? I love, have loved, and will continue loving many people.

21. What was your favorite TV program? Criminal Minds - I miss having tv

22. What was the best book you read? the 5 love languages

23. What was your greatest musical discovery? not new, but I've found that I really enjoy some metallica songs. I love singing to Enter Sandman with Will.

24. What did you want and get? condo

25. What did you want and not get? Same as last year: To win mega millions :)
26. What was your favorite film of this year? The Proposal and The Hangover. Funny flicks.

27. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I turned 24 (not 25) . Click here for a summary of my b-day
28. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? Winning mega millions :)

29. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2008? I used to be really boring. Black and white. I've become more comfortable in colors but still kinda blah. Kinda elementary-school-teacher-who-is-trying-to-be-cool, type look.
30. What kept you sane? My mom and Will


  1. um, you are so NOT "Kinda elementary-school-teacher-who-is-trying-to-be-cool", but that made me laugh.

    i'm happy (and sad) i was a big part of your year. :)

  2. It was a good year! Ps.. you didn't turn 25 silly girl :) Love you!

  3. ha ha. thanks steph. I'm really not that smart. :)

  4. Oh yeah, whatever happened to that mega millions thing? I was waiting all year for you to strike it rich.

    I'm a black & white person too. I try to throw color in but always revert back. A lady came up to me at church and said "My whole family noticed that you always wear black" She didn't say it mean, and yet it didn't so much sound like a compliment. Needless to say it left me going "okaaaay."

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