Some questions

1. Why not me?
~ I dunno. Why not?

2. Am I nice?
~ I like to think so. Hopefully, I am.

3. Am I doing what I really want to do?
~ That depends. I am where I want to be, not necessarily doing what I want to do per se, but getting there. It’ll still take time, but I think I’m prepared to have to wait.

4. What am I grateful for?
~ My family, my boyfriend, my writing, my job, my pets. My life, basically.

5. What’s missing in my life?
~ Time to write, to a degree. I know, I just have to sit down and do it, but I really do not have the time sometimes.

6. Am I honest?
~ You betcha. I haven’t told a lie since third grade.

7. Do I listen to others?
~ Yes.

8. Do I work hard?
~ Yes.

9. Do I help others?
~ I try to.

10. What do I need to change about myself?
~ I wish I weren’t so shy and quiet, but it’s the only way I know how to be.

11. Have I hurt others?
~ Hopefully not. At least not intentionally.

12. Do I complain?
~ Sometimes, because sometimes it ends up for the better.

13. What’s next for me?
~ Ask me tomorrow.

14. Do I have fun?
~ I try to.

15. Have I seized opportunities?
~ Difficult to say. I tend to stick with what’s safe, but lately I’ve been jumping all over particular opportunities.

16. Do I care about others?
~ Very much so.

17. Do I spend enough time with my family?
~ Yes. I live with Mom, Older Sister, and Youngest Brother.

18. Am I open-minded?
~ Yes. Always have been.

19. Have I seen enough of the world?
~ In the broad scheme of things, yes, but there’s always more to see, and to see again. 🙂 Country-wise, I’ve been to Europe once before, and I’ve visited several states and cities in the US.

20. Do I judge others?
~ I try not to, but I’m sure I do in some respects. Let me put it this way – I don’t really think about it.

21. Do I take risks?
~ Like I said, I tend to stick with what’s safe, so no, not really.

22. What is my purpose?
~ 42. tee hee. That’s everyone’s purpose. Seriously, though, I have thought about it, and I still don’t really know.

23. What is my biggest fear?
~ Bees.

24. How can I conquer that fear?
~ Um, I don’t know. I daren’t. I won’t.

25. Do I thank people enough?
~ I hope so.

26. Am I successful?
~ Yes. Never used to think so, but yes, I am.

27. What am I ashamed of?
~ Being bullied, and letting it happen.

28. Do I annoy others?
~ I’m sure I do sometimes, being I am so quiet and non-talkative. I’m working on that, though.

29. What are my dreams?
~ To be an author, to be a mother, to maybe be a wife, to travel, to be a singer and songwriter.

30. Am I positive?
~ Yes.

31. Am I negative?
~ Yes.

32. Is there an afterlife?
~ There’d better be, because I hope to see certain people there, happier than they’ve ever been.

33. Does everything happen for a reason?
~ Perhaps. I’m more inclined to take the bull by the horns these days and make good things happen for myself.

34. What can I do to change the world?
~ Share my story. Speak up and speak out about mental illness.

35. What is the most foolish thing I’ve ever done?
~ Indian dancing at a wedding. Supposedly – I don’t remember doing this, but everyone else does.

36. Am I cheap?
~ I like to think I am frugal, not necessarily cheap.

37. Am I greedy?
~ I like to think I am not, though I’m sure in some ways I am.

38. Who do I love?
~ My family, my boyfriend, my pets, life.

39. Who do I want to meet?
~ I don’t know. There are a lot of people, both famous and non-famous, that I would like to meet.

40. Where do I want to go?
~ Everywhere.

41. What am I most proud of?
~ Putting The Book together for family and friends. And that’s just this year!

42. Do I care what others think about me?
~ I used to, back when I was younger, but not so much anymore. I’m sure people think I am quiet.

43. What are my talents?
~ Observation, writing, quietude.

44. Do I utilize those talents?
~ Yes.

45. What makes me happy?
~ Everything in life nowadays.

46. What makes me sad?
~ That’s touchy. Anything can make me sad, even happy things. It’s complicated, yet par for the course with depression.

47. What makes me angry?
~ Intolerance, hypocrisy, lying.

48. Am I satisfied with my appearance?
~ Yes, and it took me a long time to be able to say that.

49. Am I healthy?
~ Yes. In fact, if I drop below a certain weight level, I’ll get sick. So, yes, I am healthy.

50. What was the toughest time in my life?
~ Adolescence. Like it is for everyone.

51. What was the easiest time in my life?
~ Childhood. No, it really was. Nothing was expected of me, really, and I didn’t expect anything in return. Just to run and jump and have fun. Yeah.

52. Am I selfish?
~ I like to think I am not, but I probably am in regards to particular things.

53. What was the craziest thing I did?
~ Hasn’t really happened yet.

54. What is the craziest thing I want to do?
~ A polar bear plunge. Don’t know why – I just thought it’d be cool to try once.

55. Do I procrastinate?
~ Ask me tomorrow. tee hee. Sure I do. Not all the time, though.

56. What is my greatest regret?
~ Not holding someone’s hand when I had the chance. Another story for another time. (I know, I keep saying that, and I really should tell you. All in due time.)

57. What has had the greatest impact on my life?
~ A particular January morning when I was seventeen.

58. Who has had the greatest impact on my life?
~ Everyone I know or have known. I don’t forget people or what they taught me.

59. Do I stand up for myself?
~ Hardly. Though I have gotten better.

60. Have I settled for mediocrity?
~ That depends on what you consider mediocre, I guess. In my opinion, life is quite grand at the moment.

61. Do I hold grudges?
~ No. Never have.

62. Do I read enough?
~ No, but I’m working on changing that, now that I have an hour for lunch at work.

63. Do I listen to my heart?
~ Yes.

64. Do I donate enough to the less fortunate?
~ No. I wish I could change that.

65. Do I pray only when I want something?
~ No. Sometimes I just talk to air as though God is there listening to me.

66. Do I constantly dwell on the past?
~ Not constantly (anymore), but I do think about it at times.

67. Do I let other people’s negativity affect me?
~ Sometimes. I’m getting better about deflecting it.

68. Do I forgive myself?
~ Hard to say. Depends on what I did.

69. When I help someone, do I think “What’s in it for me”?
~ No.

70. Am I aware that someone always has it worse than me?
~ Very much so.

71. Do I smile more than I frown?
~ It’s about half and half nowadays, none more than the other.

72. Do I surround myself with good people?
~ Right now, yes.

73. Do I take time out for myself?
~ Not really. I feel bad when I do.

74. Do I ask enough questions?
~ Yes. At least, I hope I do. I’m getting better at it.

75. What other questions do I have?
~ “If time flies, why can’t people?” There. Ooh, and “How could it be ‘too big’ to be a space station?”


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