What did you do in 2016 that you'd never done before?
*Make it to hanging rock/hike to the top of hanging rock
*go to Mount Macedon
*go to a strip club
*see Nanny and Pops headstone
*go to ACMI
*see whistlers mother in person
*see a degas (well multiple) in person
*see a snake in the Valley Park
*walk from Westmeadows to Meadow Heights
*get a credit card
*open a Christmas club account
*End up in hospital from a fall
Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't think I made any for 2016 but I am currently considering ones for 2017.
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Did anyone close to you die?
Fonzie (my black lab)
Becca (my sisters dog named after me)
'Big' Peter (My cousins father/my former uncle/my dads former best friend/the reason my parents met)
What countries did you visit?
What would you like to have in 2017 that you lacked in 2016?
A relaxing holiday from work that doesn't go to hell.
What date(s) from 2016 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Jan 14th - The day Alan Rickman died
May 15th - the day Fonzie was put to sleep
June 4th - the day we adopted pixie
Sept 4th - saw degas exhibit
Sept 17th - Jeff's Bucks night
Nov 10th - Allergic Reaction at work
Nov 19th - Jeff and Samii's Wedding
Dec 11th - hiked to the top of hanging rock
Dec 20th - Hurt my leg rearranging the room for work Christmas
Dec 30th - ended up in the ER after slipping in the bathroom and bashing my chest on the bathtub
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Hiking to the top of hanging rock even though I am petrified of heights.
What was your biggest failure?
I don't think I had one, but probably not saving money or keeping track of my 101 goals.
Did you suffer any illness or injury?
I had asthma pretty bad a couple of times, I had a bad allergic reaction to the cleaning products used at work, I injured my leg at work, and just last night I slipped getting in the bath and bashed my
Chest/breast in the bathtub.
What was the best thing you bought?
Pixie! Lol we adopted her from a shelter but there was still adoption costs for her being fixed.
Whose behavior merited celebration?
Anyone who managed to survive this year with their head held high.
Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
A couple of teachers at work who quit, they treated everyone like shot, back stabbed the manager, left their classes in a shit heap and then stole some of the students we had lined up for the next class.
Where did most of your money go?
The biggest expense I had was Fonzie's vet bill, putting him down and having him cremated. I had to take out a credit card to pay for it all.
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Adopting Pixie! She has been a blessing for us and is spooky rotten!
What song will always remind you of 2016?
Send My Love (to your new lover) by Adele - it was playing when we left to go to the dog rescue and it was playing in the car when we drove home with Pixie.
Stressed out by Twentyone Pilots (my anthem for the year)
Would You Be So Kind by Dodie Clark (my fave song of the year)
Star it by The Weekend and Daft Punk (the song my coworker and I loved the second we heard it in her car)
Compared to this time last year, are you:
thinner or fatter? Thinner I think
richer or poorer? Poorer only because I have a credit card to pay off
happier or sadder? About the same just a lot more pain lol
What do you wish you'd done more of?
Had more cuddles with Fonzie
What do you wish you'd done less of?
Injure myself lol
How will you be spending New Years Eve?
At home resting up, watching Big Fat Quiz of the Year with my family and eating pretzels lol I can't even have a drink because I am on painkillers
Did you fall in love in 2016?
With my puppy yes!
Did your heart break in 2016?
Yes, mostly because of Fonzie but it happened a bit every time I heard of a dog dying or a celebrity dying.
What was your favorite TV program?
Casualty, Lewis, Supernatural, new X Files, and new Gilmore Girls
Did you know anybody who got married?
My friends Jeff and Samii
What states did you visit in 2016?
Just My own.
Where were you when 2016 began?
Who were you with?
With my family
Where will you be when 2016 ends?
Who will you be with when 2016 ends?
With my family
What was the best book you read?
Harry Potter and the cursed child
What was your greatest musical discovery?
What did you want and get?
What did you want and not get?
A relaxing holiday
What was your favorite film of this year?
Toss up between Deadpool, Captain America Civil War, and Suicide Squad
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 29 and I spent it relaxing at home watching Casualty 30th Anniversary episode
Where did you go on vacation?
What one thing would have made your year
If Death had taken a holiday
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2016?
What kept you sane?
Pixie, casualty, and Superrnatural bts and convention videos
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Robert Downey Jr and Jensen Ackles
What political issue stirred you the most?
The American presidential elections
Did you have to go to the hospital?
I almost made it a year and then on the 30th of December I had to go to the ER
How many concerts did you see in 2016?
None but I have one lined up for next year!
Did you have a favorite concert in 2016?
Who was the best new person you met?
Vida and Adrienne - new teachers at work
Did you do anything you are ashamed of this year?
Not that I can remember
What was your most embarrassing moment of 2016?
Falling in the bathtub
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2016:
Believe in yourself, if you can survive 2016 you can survive anything.
What are your plans for 2017?
Save money, see more of my state, work hard, have fun, stress less.
Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
"Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days
When our momma sang us to sleep but now we're stressed out"
Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out