Jess (tabula_xrasa) wrote,
Jess
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WITH 2009 COMING TO AN END...

2009: In The Beginning

Where were you in January?
Here at home, mostly. It's strange how cyclical it is. I mean, it makes sense I'd always be home for the holidays, but it just seems to.. fit, somehow that this is where I return to compress and restart a new year. Anyway, in late January, I left for Athens, Greece.

Who were you living with?:
My family-- my mom, dad (sometimes, he had just taken the job in Maryland), Cynthia, Emi, Scamp, Ebony. And then in Greece, I lived with Melissa, Amalia, and Marisa.

Did you kiss anyone on new years?
Yes. :) teh b0yfrend.

Did you make any resolutions?:
No, I don't think I did.. but I'm not sure..

2009: All about YOU

Did you change at all this year?
Oh, definitely.

Did you dye your hair in 2009?
Yes, haha. I'm still waiting for that to completely come out..

Did you get your hair cut?
Yes.

Did you change your style?
Not really. It's pretty much the same.

Were you in school?
Yep!

Did you get good grades?
Yes, it's been my best few semesters so far.

Did you have a job?
I had work-study sometimes.

Did anyone close to you give birth?
Nope, unfortunately.

Did you move at all?
I lived in Athens for a semester, and I moved into a new high rise apartment at Wesleyan this year.

Did you go on any vacations?
Yes! Istanbul, Rome, the Greek islands, Baltimore, New York.. it was a travel-filled year!

Did you leave the country at all?
Yes.


In 2009 I...
[ ] broken a promise
[ ] fallen out of love
[x] lied
[x] cried over a broken heart (a broken heart is a complicated thing but I've been hurt and I've missed Ryan a lot while we were apart, so I count that as a broken heart)
[x] disappointed someone close
[x] hid a secret
[x] pretended to be happy
[ ] slept under the stars
[ ] kept your new years resolution
[x] forgot your new years resolution (maybe? unless I didn't make one..)
[x] met someone who changed your life
[ ] met one of your idols
[x] changed your outlook on life
[x] sat home all day doing nothing
[x] pretended to be sick
[x] left the country
[ ] almost died (unless bungee jumping counts haha)
[ ] given up something important to you
[x] lost something expensive (haha ALL. THE. TIME. my ipod and phone, especially...)
[x] learned something new about yourself
[x] tried something you normally wouldn't try and liked it
[x] made a change in your life
[x] found out who your true friends were
[x] met great people
[x] stayed up til sunrise
[x] cried over the silliest thing
[ ] got into a car accident
[x] had friends who were drifting away from you
[ ] had someone close to you die
[ ] had a high cell phone bill
[x] spent most of your money on food
[ ] had a fist fight
[x] went to the beach
[ ] saw a celebrity
[x] gotten sick
[ ] liked more than 5 people at the same time
[ ] stayed single for the whole year
[ ] made out in/on a car
[x] kissed in the snow (I think..?)
[x] celebrated Halloween/Samhain
[x] had your heart broken (see above)
[ ] had a stalker
[ ] mooned someone
[ ] went over the minutes on your cell phone
[ ] someone questioned your sexual orientation
[ ] came out of the closet
[ ] gotten pregnant
[ ] had an abortion
[ ] done something you've regretted (I don't think so..)
[ ] painted a picture
[ ] wrote a poem
[x] ran a mile
[ ] shopped at Hollister or bench
[ ] posted a blog on MySpace
[x] listened to music you couldn't stand
[ ] went to a sleepover
[x] laughed till you cried
[ ] laughed till you peed in your pants
[x] visited a foreign country
[ ] cut in a line of waiting people
[x] told someone you were busy when you weren't
[x] partied to celebrate the new year (er.. last year.. sort of?)
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