Day 597: Surveys

Rachel, Day by Day

Survey Time

I thought I’d fill out a few surveys from 2012. Sometimes these are fun!


New Year Survey

Are you excited for the new year? Yes. I think 2013 will be awesome!

What was your favorite thing about this past year? Hanging out with friends and family, going to Gulf Shores, going to Michigan, and seeing Jonathan Toews with Sydney

Did you fall in love this year? Already was in love

Did you get your heart broken? No

Did you get a new car? No

Go somewhere exciting? Gulf Shores and Michigan

Did you have a resolution for this year? Probably to not worry so much

Did you keep it? Nope. I worry too much. I think I mostly worry about everyone else besides myself.

Did you dye your hair? No

Lose any friends? No

Make any? I don’t think so

How much do you think you changed? I guess I feel a little bit more like an adult this year. I probably haven’t changed much, though.

Was your birthday special? Yes, it was a good time! I went to Boltini with Scott and friends, went to Cream and Flutter for some cupcakes, and then to Destihl for a drink.

Do anything you regret a lot? No

Anything you regret NOT doing? Not really

What are you most thankful for this year? My friends, family, and fiance

Did anyone you love die this year? No, thank goodness

Did you get in trouble a lot? Yes, I get in trouble all the time. Ok, no, not really.

Who are you going to kiss at midnight? Maybe Jonathan Toews? Nah, I’ll kiss Scott!

What is your resolution for next year? To stop stressing and worrying about stupid little things. And to stop worrying if those I love are judging me. And to stop wondering if everyone is mad at me ALL THE TIME.

Who’s house are you going to party at? Christina’s!

Going to watch the ball drop on TV? Yes

If you could replay last year again, would you? Yeah!

Will this year be better than last year? Hard to tell, but probably, since I’m getting married and stuff


Another Survey

+ did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?: Probably not. I’m not going to make resolutions anymore. It seems like we just forget about them by January 2nd!

+ did anyone close to you give birth?: Yes! Nicole had a girl named Eleanor and Andrea had a boy named Jacob.

+ did anyone close to you die?: No

+ what places did you visit?: Gulf Shores and Michigan

+ what would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?: I’d like to see my friends up north more often. I miss them a lot.

+ what date from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory?: July 14th. I moved in with Scott that day.

+ what was your biggest achievement of the year?: Falling backward into Scott’s arms just yesterday. It’s a long story, but I am REALLY afraid of falling backward. In 7th grade, we all had a do a trust fall and I was the only one in a group of about 30 who didn’t do it. But, I finally did it yesterday!

+ what was your biggest failure?: Eek, I hope I didn’t fail much this year. Maybe spending too much time on the computer like right now.

+ did you suffer illness or injury?: Well, I found out this year I have asthma. Awesome.

+ what was the best thing you bought?: Christmas lights!

+ where did most of your money go?: I don’t know… did you take it???!!!

+ what did you get really, really, really excited about?: Seeing Jonathan Toews, going on trips, getting West Side Story tickets for Christmas from Scott

+ what song[s] will always remind you of 2012?: Gangdam Style and We Are Young

+ compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? happier
ii. thinner or fatter? about the same
iii. richer or poorer? about the same

+ what do you wish you’d done more of: see friends and call people more

+ what do you wish you’d done less of?: worry

+ how will you be spending the holidays?: Wow, you are behind, question. My family came over to our house on Christmas Eve and I spent Christmas Day with Scott’s family.

+ how will you be spending new years?: Dinner for my Uncle John’s birthday and then Christina’s party!

+ what was your favorite TV program?: How I Met Your Mother or Revenge

+ do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?: Probably Kim Kardashian. I didn’t know much about her last year and I don’t like her now.

+ do you like anyone now that you hated this time last year?: I don’t think so

+ what was the best book you read?: Outdoor Program Administration. I proofed it at work. Hehe.

+ what was your greatest musical discovery?: Mumford & Sons and Fun

+ what did you want and get?: a house! Woo!

+ what did you want and not get?: $1000 a week for life. I keep buying those tickets and nothing happens!

+ what was your favorite film of this year?:

+ what did you do on your birthday?: Went out to dinner with Scott and friends and got cupcakes at Cream and Flutter.

+ what one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?: Getting a hug from Jonathan Toews and I wish there was a hockey season

+ how would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?: Casual and lazy most of the time. I love pajamas.

+ what kept you sane?: Scott and sleep

+ which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?: Gerard Butler, Johnny Depp, Joseph Gordon Levitt, and a few more

+ what political issue stirred you the most?: The election. And I can’t stand guns. We should try to limit who can buy them. Not sure how, though

+ whom did you miss?: my family members and friends who live far away from me. And my dad, Uncle Pat, grandma, and so on.

+ who was the best new person you met?: Watching Sydney meet Jonathan Toews


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