Thursday, January 22, 2009

2008 in review

I saw this little survey thing on my friend Noelle's blog and thought it was kinda fun....

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

Traveled by myself to Hawaii

2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't really make new years resolutions. But my goal to save up money for a condo... I did save, but could have saved more.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
I can't think of anyone. I'd like for someone close to be to give birth, because I want to hold a little baby... :)

4. Did anyone close to you die?
People that I know, but no one close to me. Which is actually amazing since I've experienced a lot of death in my life time.

5. What countries did you visit?
none... Well Hawaii is part of the US but I swear it's a different world!

6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?
More money in savings.

7. What dates from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
The day I flew to Hawaii by myself - because it was so freeing, the day before Trev proposed - lying to Steph to get her to not expect the proposal

8. What was your biggest personal achievement of the year?
Being more comfortable with being by myself

9. What was your biggest failure?
I dunno...

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
nope, pretty healthy year.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
My motorcycle for sure! I love my bike!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?

Trev's proposal to Steph! Love, love, love them!

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
what's with the negative questions... I don't know, I try not to hold on to these thoughts.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Good question. :)

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Hawaii, my motorcycle, Steph and Trev getting engaged, my trips to San Fran to visit sisters (and brother in laws)

16. What song will always remind you of 2008?
Any Jack Johnson song

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

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
express gratitude to people that I love

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

20. Did you fall in love in 2008?
Fell in love with the idea of being happy regardless of things outside my control

21. What was your favorite TV program?
Criminal minds

22. What was the best book you read?
The 4 agreements and/or The Mastery of Love

23. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Jack Johnson - my happy music

24. What did you want and get?
A motorcycle

25. What did you want and not get?
To win mega millions :)

26. What was your favorite film of this year?
The Holiday - I don't think it's from this year, but I had never seen it before this year - great chick flick.

27. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

I turned 23- Bought my Motorcycle / Las Margaritas / Casino / watched a friends pro fight / theatre sports - all with great friends

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?
a mix of H&M, Forever 21 and White House Black Market

30. What kept you sane?

Stephanie - BFF