Monday, December 31, 2012

Goodbye 2012

 I found this year wrap-up quiz on my fellow bloggers page and figured it would be fun to review my 2012 year.

1. What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
Moved out of state! :)

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Last year I hoped to become more organized which I think I did but I still could be better.
This year my resolution is to stress less and work out at least three times a week.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
YES! ... and Joe and I are God Parents! I cannot explain to you how honored and blessed we are to have little Emma in our lives.
4. Did anyone close to you die?
No, thank goodness.
5. What countries did you visit?
6. What would you like to have in 2013 that you didn't have in 2012?
Our second honeymoon!
7. What dates from 2012 will be etched upon your memory, and why?
May 22nd when Joe and I packed up and moved to New York.
8. What was your biggest achievement of this year?
Moving, and building our life from scratch.
9. What was your biggest failure?
Not being able to secure a union position at my company, but I have confidence that if I continue to work hard I will be rewarded in the end.
10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Stress attacked my neck before the move and my back a coupe months after... nothing big.
11. What was the best thing you bought?
Our new car, it feels amazing to purchase a car and not have a car payment.
12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
All my family and friends who supported us no matter what!
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
ANYONE who speaks harsh politics on Facebook!
14. Where did most of your money go?
Moving Joe and I from CA to NY.
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Going home for the Holidays meant the world to me.
16. What song will always remind you of 2012?
"Call Me Maybe":))
17. Compared to this time last year, are you: A) happier or sadder? B) thinner or fatter? C) richer or poorer?
B) Thinner... I think
C) Poorer... thanks to the relocation
18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Decorating our apartment.
19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Being stressed.
20. How did you spend Christmas?
In CA with all our friends and family.
21. Did you fall in love with 2012?
Nope... still in love.
22. What was your favorite TV program?
Sons of Anarchy has become one of my new favorites.
23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
No, it was a tough year but I have reconnected with more people than I thought I would. :)
24. What was the best book you read?
Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin... Chick Lit but I loved how the story had you trying to pick sides but you couldn't.
25. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Rediscovered Diamond Rio.
26. What did you want and get?
I wanted a new job and I got one that I LOVE.
27. What did you want and not get?
I wanted to purchase a home... but that is in the future.
28. What was your favorite film of 2012?
Real Steel... I know it's dorky but Joe made me watch this movie against my will and I loved it.
29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 26 and we went to a street festival in downtown Campbell right before we moved.
30. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
A home of our own.
31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept of 2012?
My style is usually very classy casual but I have been trying to purchase some funky fun pieces and take more chances.
32. What kept you sane?
Reading, scrapbooking, and most importantly Joe.
33. What political issue stirred you the most?
Gun control following the Sandy Hook tragedy... but no I will not be explaining my position.
34. Who did you miss?
My cousins that I didn't get to see while on vacation.
35. Who was the best new person you met?
My co-worker Jimena... She has been my rock at work and just a great friend all around.
36. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
Life is too short!
37. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
"Don't stop believing" Not only the last song at our Wedding but a song that truly shows you can achieve anything you put your mind to!

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