Thursday, April 25, 2013

answering tough questions

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1. If you could do one thing differently in your life, what would it be?
I wouldn't have worried so much {sometimes until I made myself physically ill} about all the things I worried about in the past. Life has shown me that things usually work themselves out, or that even if they don't, I survive. This is a flaw I am working on to this day. Life is too short to spend so much of it worrying about the little things. Also, I would have called/visited/hugged/talked to my grandma more. I miss her so much.

2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
In a new house. In a new job. And happy. That's all I know for certain. The rest shall be left to fate. 

3. Do you honestly want kids?
I hate this question. In my head, I go back and forth. Right now, yes, I do want kids. I think that deep down I always have, but sometimes I think selfish reasons cloud my thinking. {I wrote about this topic before here.} So when? I don't know. I don't want to have kids - or have kids at a particular age - to fulfill some societal-driven life plan because I have a uterus. Some will tell you there is never a good time. And I will tell you that there is a better time than right now for us - when we're both trying to finish grad school and buy a house. I am convinced that a sign will come when "it's time." So until then, I will treat my pets like the kids I don't have.

4. What has been the best moment of your life so far?
There are so many great/wonderful/amazing moments in my life. I look for them every day. But there was one decision, one moment that set me up for the path that I am on now. I'm convinced that without it, I would not be where I am today. I would not have the friends or husband I have. I would not have had the experiences that I have had. I wouldn't be who I am without it. And this moment was deciding to go to Otterbein College {now University} for undergrad. It really did change my life - and put me on the path that I have been on for the past 11 years.

5. What is your life theme song?
Kenny Chesney's "Don't Blink" was the first song that came to mind. I think it's a good reminder to truly enjoy where I am right now. And to not take the time I'm given in this life for granted because it goes so fast.

6. What is one thing you have yet to accomplish that you want to do before you die?
There are so many things that I want to do before I die. Isn't that what living is about?! But top of the list right now is going to Ireland and Italy with Shawn to experience the cultures of our heritages. Oh, and sky dive!

7. If you could choose one thing to be known for, what would it be?
Making a positive difference in people's lives. Cliché? Maybe. But it's true. I try to make people happy, make people smile, be there when people need me. I have a good life. I am a glass-half-full kinda girl. And I think it's my job to share that happiness and positivity with others.

8. If you could do anything you wanted right in this very moment {no consequences, no fear, etc.}, what would it be?
Go to the airport, pick a random destination, get on a plane and go on vacation with Shawn.

9. What has been the most challenging moment in your life?
Losing my grandma this past October. Until then, no one in my close family had died. I didn't know what do, what to think, how to react, what to say. To truly let myself grieve is challenging.

10. Summarize yourself in one word.
Committed. I do my best in {almost} everything that I do. I say almost because, hey, I'm not perfect.

Linking up with Erin.
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Al said...

This was beautiful - raw, honest, and straightforward. Refreshing to read amidst blogs these days.

Have a wonderful day, love!!

Cassie said...

i always enjoy reading your posts. i don't always comment, but when i'm done reading i always feel so much better. they're always positive and uplifting! thanks for that!

alesha said...

I would totally love to hop on a plane right now and escape with no consequences! How would that be?

I'm definitely a worrier. And it's frustrating when you realize you could be enjoying life more if you didn't worry so much. Then you worry about how you're not enjoying your life and it goes on :) It's a yucky cycle that I also need to work harder on breaking!

callie ;) said...

i love this so much! your answer about the best moment in your life so far is perfect and so heartfelt. :)

oh also, mike wants to go skydiving, too. so i think ya'll should go and i should hang out on the ground and take pictures as you come down, because ain't no way i'm jumping out of a plane, girl. you can have that adventure for the both of us!

...i might just blog so i can join this link up. haha.

Whitney Ellen said...

Can I squish in your suitcase when you go to Italy? I'm dying to go there before I croak.

Katie said...

I love your answers lady. I feel the same way with kids! I don't want to be forced or peer pressured into it, or have to have them by a certain age. I go back and forth with that A LOT. And yes, death is so hard. so is grieving. I feel you! I still suffer daily.

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Kelly { Messy.Dirty.Hair.} said...

I'm dying to go to Italy too!! Love that picture of you. You look like a Greek goddess

Grace Lynne Fleming said...

Italy is a wonderful place to explore - definitely needs to be on your must do list.

Thanks for these posts - always the best ones!


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Chelsea said...

Beautiful post :) You worded #3 so perfectly. I hate all the outside pressures and really wish they didn't play any sort of role in our decision about when to have children.

Anyway, #7 is totally you! You have been such a wonderful influence in my life. So happy to have you as a friend!! LOVE YOU! xo

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I know you guys will be great parents if and when y'all get pregnant ;) I'd wait until after grad school is finished, though.

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