Sunday, January 2, 2011

2010 Highlights

Highlights of 2010...
  • What did you do in 2010 that you’d never done before?
           Hmmm...I can only think of this one right now...I flew on a plane with Evan by myself to Nashville...other than that, I can't really think of anything that stands out.
  • Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
 I actually don't think  I made any this year! Oops!
  • Did anyone you know give birth? 

    • Katie and Don had son, Adrian, on January 30th
    • Melanie and Kyle had daughter, Keira, on February 3rd
    • Jody and Eric had their first son, Owen, on February 15th
    • Angie and Adam had daughter Adalyn on February 18th
    • Tara and Jon had son, Taylor, on February 18th
    • Emma and Pancho had daughter, Layla, on February 23rd
    • My cousin, Lyndsey and Eric, had her third son, Chase, on March 8th
    • Cortney and Matt, had a daughter, Leah Ann on April 23rd
    • Martine and Peter had their second daughter, Julianna Nicole, on June 2nd
    • Dave and Amie had their daughter, Lydia Marie, on June 26th
    • Anthony and Shelby had their son, Anthony III, on July 29th
    • Tracie and Damon, had their daughter Kylie, on July 31st
    • Lori and Tim had their daughter, Aubrey, on November 8th 
    • Bobbie Jo and Tommy had their daughter, Madeline, on November 16th
    • Christy and JP had their daughter, Amelia, on November 23rd
    • Mike's cousin, Sarah and Erik had their son, Eli on November 24th
    • Rachel and Jeff had daughter, Lillian, on December 28th
  • Did anyone close to you die? 
 Mike's grandpa passed away on March 5th and my godmother, Aunt Barb, passed away after her third battle with cancer on May 18th.
    • What countries did you visit?
              None... :)
    • What would you like to have in 2011 that you lacked in 2010?
            I don't think I really lacked anything in 2010...I can't wait to meet our 2nd son though!

    • What dates from 2010 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
     May 18th: Losing my godmother and aunt Barb
    May 27th: Evan's 1st bday and party
    Sept. 10th: Finding out we will be having another baby!
    • What was your biggest achievement of the year?
      I think my biggest achievement would be staying home with Evan without going crazy! :)
    • Did you suffer illness or injury?
               I broke my left foot at the end of '09 and had to wear a cast and a boot for 3.5 months. Was hospitalized three times for dehydration from hyperemesis gravidarum from being pregnant.
    • What was the best thing you bought? 
     mint chocolate chip ice cream and a hitch for the back of our suv to add a carrier on it :)
    • Whose behavior made you appalled or depressed? 
              The BP oil sad that all of that oil was harming our animals and oceans...

    • Where did most of your money go? 
    Evan, bills, house payment...the usual!
    • What did you get really, really, really excited about?
       That we were going to have another baby, and then finding out that it was another son! :)
    • What song will always remind you of 2010?
     I'm so bad at remembering songs and the names of them...nothing stands out unfortunately
    • Compared to this time last year, are you:
    • a) happier or sadder? Happier b) fatter or thinner? Thinner c) richer or poorer? Richer in more ways than one!
    • How did you spend Christmas? 
    We were in St. Louis for the days before Christmas and Christmas Eve, at our own house the entire day on Christmas and it was SO memorable and something I definitely want to keep going, and then had the Laughlin Chrismas the next day.
    • Did you fall in love in 2010? Definitely!  
    • What was your favorite TV program?
    (Same as last year): Biggest Loser, LOST, American Idol, Grey's Anatomy, and Project Runway
    • Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
      Nope...I don't hate anyone...just get disappointed in people at times
    • What was the best book you read?
     The Hunger Games series...very good!
    • What did you want and get?
      Another baby...
    • What did you want and not get?
      A new house and car ;)
    • What was your favorite film of this year?
      Definitely Harry Potter
    • What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
      I turned 31 on my birthday this year and we were in St. Louis getting things ready for my Aunt's funeral...
    • What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
      Winning the lottery so Mike and I could both stay home :)
    • How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2010?
      Comfy....jeans, tshirts, sweaters...
    • What kept you sane?
     Talking to my hubby, sister, sister in laws, and friends...and a good night out with friends does wonders...
    • What political issue stirred you the most?

    • Who was the best new person you met?
      Some new women from my small group at church
    • Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2010
    Cherish your loved ones each and every day...


    Anonymous said...

    love you. mjl