Friday, January 7, 2011

New Year, New Post!

I borrowed this from another Navy wife friend, who borrowed it from someone else. It seemed like a good way to kick off my blogging for 2011.

1. What did you do in 2010 that you'd never done before?:
Saw an infertility doctor and had loads of testing done.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?:
I made 3 resolves and kept one of them. Not sure if I am going to do any for 2011.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?:

4. Did anyone close to you die?:
My maternal grandparents and my childhood doggie.

5. What countries did you visit?:
I stayed in the good ole' USA.

6. What would you like to have in 2011 that you lacked in 2010?:
-Pregnancy, obviously.
-A college degree
-A new car

7. What date from 2010 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?:
No date sticks in my mind. It was a long year.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?:
Going back to college (again.)

9. What was your biggest failure?:
Not graduating college....because I took a few months off to re-group (again.)

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?:
Not really.

11. What was the best thing you bought?:
A sh*t ton of Pampered Chef products that I love to cook with.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?:
My husband's for dealing with me.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled?:
A family member, who won't be named for a bit of privacy.

14. Where did most of your money go?:

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Getting on track with the infertility doctor and making a plan.

16. What song will always remind you of 2010?:
Exactly- Amy Steinberg

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or more sad?: Happier, oddly enough.

ii. thinner or fatter?: Same
iii. richer or poorer?: Richer, by a minimal amount.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?:

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?:

20. How will you be spending Christmas?:
I hung out with my husband and Mom.

21. What was the most embarrassing thing that happened to you in 2010?:
I can't think of anything.

22. Did you fall in love in 2010?:
I stayed in love in 2010.

23. How many one-night stands?:

24. What was your favorite TV program?:
Hell's Kitchen and Top Chef

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?:
Hate is a strong word, so no. Dislike, yes.

26. What was the best book you read?:
Freedom by Johnathon Franzen

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?:
I didn't have one.

28. What did you want and get?:
Civilian friends (nothing against Navy wives....but I needed some variety.)

29. What did you want and not get?:
A car and of course the obvious...a child.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?:
Mao's Last Dancer

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?:
I turned 25 and spent time with friends, since my husband was out to sea.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?:
Getting a degree and again the obvious.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2010?:
Very conscientious, since I was working in high end retail...I had to look good.

34. What kept you sane?:
Bible study, my Mom & husband, a strong will and a great team of doctors.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?:
Single Infertile Female (who is a celebrity in the blog world.)

36. What political issue stirred you the most?:
Health care reform.

37. Who did you miss?:
My family & friends.

38. Who was the best new person you met?:

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2010:
Life is not fair....and your past mistakes aren't the reason you don't get what you want in life.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:

"I am exactly where I need to be."

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