I’m still working on my New Years post of resolutions and goals for 2013 but in the mean time I found this great Q & A posted by Amanda at Princess of The Panhandle. I thought this would be a great post to look back on at the end of this year to see how much has changed.
What did you do in 2012 that you’d never done before?
I was honored to be present in the delivery room when my niece was born last February. I was also the first one after her mommy and daddy to hold her. It was an experience and a privilege that I will never forget!
Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I didn’t keep a single resolution from 2012. Pregnant by the end of the year? HAHAHAHA!! I’m still working on the ones for 2013.
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes, my sister in law.
Did anyone close to you die?
No. Thankfully we are all still here. :)
What countries did you visit?
Just the USA!
What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?
More self awareness and self confidence.
What date from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory?
2/3/12 – The date my niece was born. 11/10/12 – The date I finally got to meet Janette!
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Speaking up for myself and no longer allowing my life to be ruled by fear and uncertainty.
What was your biggest failure?
I learned from the mistakes I made this year. I don’t know that I had any huge failure but I definitely learned a lot.
Did you suffer illness or injury?
I had normal colds but that was it.
What was the best thing you bought?
My starter kit for Thirty-One. I went back and forth with myself trying to decide if it was worth it and I’m so glad I made the decision to join!!
Where did most of your money go?
Gas, groceries, and bills.
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Starting my Thirty-One business!! Especially after having two months in a row with over $1,000 in sales!
What song will always remind you of 2012?
Call Me Maybe & Gangnam Style. I’m ready to move on to new things this year!
Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder? Happier!
Thinner or fatter? About the same :(
Richer or poorer? About the same
What do you wish you’d done more of?
Exercising and being more active. Also, I wish I had taken more photos. I’ve definitely improved but there is so much more I wish I had documented.
What do you wish you’d done less of?
Eating a bunch of junk!
How will you be spending Christmas?
We spent it with family!
Did you fall in love in 2012?
Still in love with my awesome hubby!
Who were your best friends?
Adam, Janette, & Emily
What thing did you do that was meaningful to others?
Hmm I’m not sure … I hope that I made a difference in somebody’s life this past year.
What were your favorite TV programs?
Once Upon A Time, Grey’s, Revolution, Persons Of Interest, SVU.
Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
I don’t think there is anyone that I have ever truly hated.
What was the best book you read in 2012?
What was your greatest musical discovery?
I don’t think that there was really any new artists I listened to this year.
What did you want and get?
A little more backbone. :)
What did you want but did NOT get?
A new look for my blog … Goal for 2013.
What was your favorite film of this year?
Breaking Dawn pt 2 & Hunger Games
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Adam surprised me with a dinner with his family at one of my favorite restaurants. Then we had a movie date and saw The Vow.
What kept you sane?
Janette having my back throughout the past year!! I don’t know what I would have done without her always being there for me.
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
After Hunger Games I realized just how much of a hottie Liam Hemsworth was!
What political issue stirred you the most?
I stay out of politics.
Who did you miss?
Who was the best new person you met this year?
I got to meet Janette!!
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
Stand up for yourself and not worry what you THINK other people are thinking about you. You would probably be wrong in your thinking anyways. Just be yourself and live your life the way you need to.