Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Oh why not...New Year MeMe

Over at Musings of a Housewife she has decided to do a New Year's MeMe. Well I never could resist peer pressure. Or surveys. So for that reason I've decided to join in. But rest assured I left my shoulder pads at home.

1. What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before?
I began volunteering at the office of our local homeless shelter. I have met so many wonderful people through this. I truly feel blessed. (okay sappiness over)

2. Did you keep your New Years resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Knowing me I didn't keep a damn one of them. But I wouldn't know because I don't remember what they were. Since I do have a sick desire to torture myself with unachievable goals, I will make more this year.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
My cousins had their baby boy twins in January. Little do they know what they are in for in a couple years

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Sadly I lost the person I was closest to on the planet. My wonderful grandma passed away in June.

5. What countries did you visit?
I'm lucky I can visit the Wal-Mart down the street. Which depending on the hour might be considered another country.

6. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009?
Money. Not enormous amounts. Unless of course you are donating, in which case, I'll take as much as you offer. But enough to cover the bills and hit Golden Corral once or twice. High hopes folks. High hopes.

7. What dates from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory? Why?
June 10th. I lost my grandma.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
I survived. Seriously, after this year that's a major accomplishment. I'm not rocking back and forth in the nuthouse waiting on my meds. And I'm not in jail for assault.

9. What was your biggest failure?
I only keep track of the failures of others. I like it that way.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I always suffer illness. It's a part of my charm.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
My blackberry. Special offer. Finally got the phone I've lusted after for ever.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
Mine. I'm not in jail am I??

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
We shall leave that question to your imagination. Yes I have to censor some things. I don't necessarily prefer it that way, but it makes my survival easier.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Did you realize they expect you to pay bills like every.freaking.month ???? Greedy bastards.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
I was really really really excited about moving to my new home. Then I found out the bills actually move with you. Dammit.

16. What song will always remind you of 2009?
I'm sure it's by Miley Cyrus.

17. Compared to this same time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder?
b) thinner or fatter?
c) richer or poorer?

a) i'm here and that means a lot
b) about the same and that was one of my resolutions I'm sure. Guess I need to improve that this year huh?
c) right now I'm poorer. But that could change.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
There's a lot, but my biggest one is more outings and fun things with Brat.

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
Working. I've worked myself to insanity. It's not likely to change, but I sure can wish I'd done less of it.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
At home, with Nana and Brat and Grumpy. And it was nice. We made cookies. We played Press Your Luck on the Wii. Nice day.

21. Did you fall in love in 2009?
No but in 2008 I fell in love with Edward. No man will ever compare.

22. What was your favorite TV program?
American Idol and Grey's Anatomy. And Army Wives. And...ya know for someone who doesn't like TV I have a lot of favorite shows.

23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
I don't hate anyone. That wastes my energy. I'd much prefer to just piss them off.

24. What was the best book you read?
Well can I still use Twilight even though I read it in 2008? I mean Jodi Picoult was good. But NOTHING compares to Edward.

25. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Brat. Just watching her singing progress and grow. Awwww happy mom moment.

26. What did you want – and get?
My new home. My blackberry.

27. What did you want – and not get?
Quite a bit. But I'll start with a computer from this decade. Maybe I was on the naughty list.

28. What was your favorite film of this year?
It would probably be New Moon if I could actually GO SEE IT.

29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I didn't do a flipping thing. I'm pretty sure we had Peppridge Farm cake at home while we packed and stuff.

30. What one thing would have made your year immeausurably more satisfying?
Stable income, Edward, Stable income. Money. Yea...u get it.

31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?
If it's not dirty, wear it.

32. What kept you sane?
Hiding in the bathroom with a bottle of liquor. Okay maybe not. I wouldn't do that. I would SOOO do that. Seriously my friends. Especially Tigger (K FINALLY has a name on my blog) and Lavendar. My partners in criminal thoughts.

33. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Hillary Clinton. I so wanted her to be President.

34. What political issue stirred you the most?
With all of our medical/mental health stuff here, health care is a biggie for me. But I promise not to bore you with my rants today

35. Who did you miss?
My daddy. My grandpa. My grandma.

36. Who was the best new person you met?
I haven't met many new people. But Tigger and I became close this year. And I did meet Bella (another fake name for a friend). Bella is awesome and it was sooo exciting to hang with her.

37. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009.
What doesn't kill you, makes you need valium and tequila.

38. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
"I can almost see it, that dream I'm dreaming. But there's a voice inside my head saying you'll never reach it. Every step I'm taking, every move I'm making, feels lost with no direction. My faith is shaking"

Damn, told ya it'd be Miley.


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