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2012 in review

1. What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
Hmmm...I don't think there is anything that I have never done before that I did in 2012...I guess winning a radio contest and getting a major prize from it is something I've never done before

2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Didn't make resolutions last year..I have goals for this coming year though

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
People from work but no family or close friends in 2012...however people got pregnant!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
I actually had no funerals in 2012! Impressive seeing as 2011 I had entirely too many.

5. What countries did you visit?
USA :)

6. What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?
A pregnancy that lasts longer than 6 weeks

7. What dates from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
March 16th - Patrick's last day of chemo!
Walk weekend - Youth Crew 2012
June 12th - My 40th birthday and I won my trip to Florida
Thanksgiving weekend - Trip to Florida with my sister
December 14th :(

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
I stood up for myself at work and managed to make work a much better place.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Not getting the job in CT...miscarriages

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Pneumonia but that's it

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Hmmm...nothing big in 2012...I think the tickets to Disney and our night at Epcot and seeing NPH :) Oh and my sisters Christmas present! Pentatonix VIP tickets :)

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
My sisters. Between Becca and dealing with Patrick's cancer and all that required and Betsy and starting PatPats Hats I think they both merited much celebration.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
Can we go with Poshy School Districts board and their final decision to not pick me as the new assistant principal even though everyone else chose me?

14. Where did most of your money go?

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Trip to Florida, seeing NPH and the excitement at school.

16. What song will always remind you of 2012?
Some Nights - FUN.
You Don't Know You're Beautiful - One Direction
Call Me Maybe

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? Happier.
b) thinner or fatter? About the same.
c) richer or poorer? A little richer...not much

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Stressing over work

20. How did you spend Christmas?
With Family

21. Did you fall in love in 2012?
HAH! We won't go there

22. What concerts did you attend this year?
Pentatonix, Candlelight Processional at Epcot (it counts!) and believe it or not that's it for this year.

23. What was your favorite TV program?
Glee, Big Bang Theory, Grey's, Private Practice

24. Do you dislike anyone now whom you didn't dislike this time last year?
Nope but I feel differently towards people

25. What was the best book you read?
The Hunger Games series

26. What was your greatest musical discovery?

27. What did you want and get?
I got to see NPH in Candlelight and I got to go on a trip to Florida with my sister

28. What did you want and not get?
A winning lottery ticket

29. What was your favorite film of this year?
Oh I have too many...Pitch Perfect, Les Miserables, Hunger Games

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 40 and I won a trip to Florida :)

31. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
I think I'm pretty blessed...I would like to have more money saved.

32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?

33. What kept you sane?
Family, Friends, Youth Crew

34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Charles Kelley, Robert Schwartzman, and the entire cast of The Avengers *drool*

35. What political issue stirred you the most?
The November elections.

36. Who did you miss?
I miss my grandparents all the time. I also miss my cousin and kids in Texas.

37. Who was the best new person you met?
My new friend Kristen

38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
Don't take things for granted.