Welcome, Happy New Year and Thanks:)
1.) What did you do in 2014 that you'd never done before? Made a reddit account (2yr lurker)
2.) Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year? N/A
3.) Did anyone close to you give birth? N/A
4.) Did anyone close to you die? N/A
5.) What countries did you visit? N/A
6.) What would you like to have in 2015 that you lacked in 2014? Motivation:/
7.) What dates from 2014 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? 5/2/14, I decided that being the being the target of workplace mobbing sucked. I napalmed that bridge via an email to the HR:) Found out the manager quit 3 months after I did. Bwahahaha.
8.) What was your biggest achievement of the year? Cutting contact with my mother. Stopped drinking
9.) What was your biggest failure? Not being able to "fix" my mother. Drinking due to PTDS
10.) Did you suffer illness or injury? I broke a tooth?
11.) What was the best thing you bought? self: Chocolate hazelnut milk. someone else: a new pair of frames.
12.) Whose behavior merited celebration? Anyone who made it through SLH and/or RaoC without losing their Christmas spirit.
13.) Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? The scammers re: /r/(s)SLH/RaoC/Assistance
14.) Where did most of your money go? Bills
15.) What did you get really, really, really excited about? Rapture palooza - Suffer Bug
16.) What song will always remind you of 2014? Rehab: King of Tweakers
17.) Compared to this time last year, are you: a) happier or sadder? happier. b) thinner or fatter? the same. my mom says thinner but i think she's wrong. c) richer or poorer? poorer but not nearly as poor as i thought i would be. Happier/fatter/poorer
18.) What do you wish you'd done more of? Standing up for myself.
19.) What do you wish you'd done less of? Worrying.
20.) How will you be spending Christmas? Work
21.) Did you fall in love in 2014? N/A
22.) How many one-night stands? N/A, unless a weird dream that I can't really remember counts.
23.) What was your favorite TV program? Total confession of a guilty pleasure: Jane the Virgin. Why IDK?, Trailer Park Boys is my typical genre.
24.) Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? Pity would be more appropriate. Tried to help another single mom in the park. Got donations from my family and a wealthy high school classmate to do so. Got the hot water tank replaced, pipes fixed and managed to get her space rent/late fees caught up, got her a job. She didn't want to work, she didn't want to pay her bills. She kept the money her boys earned to pay the electric bill/rent, she sold her foodstamps to buy beer and had her kids come to my place to eat/shower after the electric was shut off. She ended up stealing from me before the park evicted her.
25.) What was the best book you read? Am old books are hard on my eyes:(
26.) What was your greatest musical discovery? Listening in horror and awe as my 13yr old goes off about how amazing AC/DC is. Total flashback to high school.
27.) What did you want and get? A new job.
28.) What did you want and not get? To make it through the holidays without a vehicle repair.
29.) What was your favorite film of this year? The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. ABC's of Death?
30.) What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? Worked, 50.
31.) What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? If I could have paid off more debt.
32.) How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2014? Hippy-Dippy-Grunge
33.) What kept you sane? My kid & reddit
34.) Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? N/A
35.) What political issue stirred you the most? Censorship
36.) Who did you miss? My friends in Seattle.
37.) Who was the best new person you met? Some dude named Ed.
38.) Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2014. "This to shall pass"...
39.) Quote a song lyric that sums up your year: "If I let a tear drop I get hysterical. I'm prayin, beggin for a miracle."