New Year Survey 2016

New Year Survey 2016

1. What did you do in 2016 that you’d never done before? Left Owen overnight for the first time. Took my baby to Disney World!
2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? Last year I wanted to get more than three hours of consecutive sleep. Took, almost a whole year, but I did. I also wanted to be a good bridesmaid for Julia, I think I did a fine job. And to stay out after 6. I think I did many times since Owen can stay out past 6 now :D
Next year I want to find an awesome assignment and jump in. I want to finish learning Spring. I gotta clean this house at some point.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth? Nitika and Ishrat
4. Did anyone close to you die? no
5. What countries did you visit? None
6. What would you like to have in 2017 that you lacked in 2016? the energy to learn new things
7. What date from 2016 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? 9/25/16 When Julia and Jason’s wedding and Owen’s second birthday, so that’s an easy one
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Our team got a fancy TD President’s Award
9. What was your biggest failure? I think there was a collective oops with some modeling information
10. Did you suffer illness or injury? We haven’t gotten sick since we quit Gymboree
11. What was the best thing you bought? Fitbit Charge2 or iPad
14. Where did most of your money go? new car
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Disney World!
17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
l. happier or sadder? happier, I don’t think I ever once said sadder, that’s positive, right?
ll. thinner or fatter? same?
lll. richer or poorer? Poorer, I’m never poorer. It’s been an expensive year
18. What do you wish you’d done more of? Hanging with my friends
19. What do you wish you’d done less of? Facebook
20. How will you be spending Christmas? not sure
24. What was your favorite TV program? hmm… Gilmore Girls or Timeless or This is Us
26. What was the best book you read? Effective Java?
28. What did you want and get? to keep my job
29. What did you want and not get? for all my coworkers to keep their job
30. What was your favorite film of this year? Interstellar
31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I’m 31 der… I took off work? Or was it a weekend? I can’t remember
32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? for something to have worked out for one of my friends and I hope it happens in 2017
33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2016? stitch fix
34. What kept you sane? breastfeeding while simultaneously driving me crazy
35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? Justin Hartley? Who knew we’d see Fox again?
36. What political issue stirred you the most? the worst election ever in the history of ever
37. Who did you miss? My friends, family out West
38. Who was the best new person you met? I didn’t meet too many people… my mentee?
39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2016: Taking my child to Disney was just as wonderful as I always imagined it would be
41. Summarize 2016: Everyone is really down on 2016, but it came with some very happy memories
42. What are you most looking forward to next year? Disney again? ha ha
43. What were your predictions last year? Yes, he is finally sort of sometimes sleeping through the night once in a while. Twos so far not as terrible as I thought, but, yeah, kid can throw a tantrum. We did have an amazing time in Disney. Best week ever.
44. What are your predictions for 2017: Someone is always having a baby. We better be weaned by this time next year. Insert clever joke about Trump possible destroying the country here but not really joking because it’s actually something I’m concerned about.

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