2004 in review

New Year Meme

1.What did you do in 2004 that you’d never done before?
Finished university

2.Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
My resolution is always to lose weight. I’ve lost 10lbs. Since I didn’t specify how much weight I wanted to lose (though I know how much I need to lose) I guess I accomplished it.

3.Did anyone close to you give birth?
An aunt

4.Did anyone close to you die?

5.What countries did you visit?

6.What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
Belief in myself, a boyfriend.

7.What date(s) from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
July 10th, my mom’s 50th birthday.

8.What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Finishing school.

9.What was your biggest failure?
Not yet finding a job. Not feeling comfortable going to the Heart Institute.

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

11.What was the best thing you bought?
Digital camera

12.Whose behavior merited celebration?
Not sure exactly.

13.Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
Brother #1, people who would destroy the lives of others for their own beliefs.

14.Where did most of your money go?
Stuff. I am the queen of stuff acquisition.

15.What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Figuring out MT.

16.What song will always remind you of 2004?
She Will Be Loved, Maroon 5.

17.Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? sadder but I’m not really sad. I just am not in the throes of a crush as I was, or reliving Jov’s new year’s party as I was last year.
ii. thinner or fatter? thinner
iii. richer or poorer? richer

18.What do you wish you’d done more of?
Exercised, eaten more fruits/veggies, read the bible, brushed my teeth at night, invited people over to my house, smiled, given thanks for/appreciated all the good that happened/all the bad that didn’t, job hunted.

19.What do you wish you’d done less of?
Been grumpy practically every morning just because, eaten skittles/starburst, slept in.

20.How did you spend Christmas?
With my family.

21.Did you fall in love in 2004?
No, though there was one close call.

22.How many one-night stands?

23.What was your favorite TV program?
I don’t have one. I’m not really a television person.

24.Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

25.What was the best book you read?
Life of Pi

26.What was your greatest musical discovery?
I don’t think I made one. I got to see Sarah MacLachlan live, which was amazing.

27.What did you want and get?
My biochemistry degree.

28.What did you want and not get?
A boyfriend.

29.What was your favorite film of this year?
Maybe I don’t recall it but there were no movies that I saw in 2004 that really touched me.

30.What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 25 in June and I had a really great celebration. I invited friends from different circles to my party and it was a success. We had dinner at the Blue Cactus Bar and Grill, my favourite restaurant, then headed to a club for some dancing.

31.What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
If I had gotten to my goal weight range. If I had gotten a job in my field.

32.How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2004?
Casual chic, which really sounds better than it is. Pretty low maintenance oufits that are very easy to pull together.

33.What kept you sane?
Sleeping, blogging, my walks to Curves.

34.Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
I’m not a celeb fancier.

35.What political issue stirred you the most?
Sadly, none.

36.Who did you miss?
The Fab 5, my close friendship with Jov.

37.Who was the best new person you met?

38.Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004.
You have to love yourself even in your imperfection otherwise you won’t love yourself when you’re “perfect”.

39.Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
Though I’ve tried, I’ve fallen…
I have sunk so low
I have messed up
Better I should know
So don’t come round here
And tell me I told you so.

-nabbed from Azzy.

Posted by Jummy on January 3, 2005 02:13 AM