100 things about me. (a work in progress)

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1. I love to do crossword puzzles.

2. In pen.

3. I work with psych patients and autistic kids.

4. I appreciate the perspectives of those I work with. 

5. I have been in a coma and almost died following a horrible car accident.

6. I hate feet.

7. Most of the time I’m grateful to be alive.

8. My mom told me once that she and my dad contemplated aborting me.

9. I would have been fine not knowing that.

10. I try to be a vegetarian, until someone has a BBQ.  Then all bets are off.

11. I have 2 sisters.

12. I have 2 nephews.

13. I have one niece and one son.  And another niece due in May! Yay!

14. They all mean the world to me.

15. I love lilacs.

16. I went to 9 schools in 12 years. 

17. And I never moved.  Not once.

18. I went to 4 colleges.

19. I never thought I would graduate high school, let alone college.

20. I graduated from both and plan on getting a Master’s degree in something.  Someday.

21. I am good in a crisis.

22. I like a challenge.

23. I want to be a runner.

24. My body wants to lay on the couch and eat Doritos.

25. I used to watch crime shows (i.e. Law and Order) and Court TV, but I made myself stop because… 

26. I am paranoid.

27. But I like to consider it being highly aware.

28. My son is my favorite person.

29. He makes me laugh.

30. I work 50 hours per week, yet I am able pick him up every day.

31. I have 2 3 dead end jobs.

32. I have been told that I am working far below my potential.

33. I know all Jake’s classmates by name.

34. I believe that it is important to know your child’s friends.

35. I love to read, but rarely have time.

36. I am tangled in the World Wide Web.

37. I come from a long line of alcoholics.

38. I am careful how much I drink.

39. My parenting philosophy is to do the opposite of what my parents did.

40. So far, it has worked quite well.

41. My dad is in prison.

42. He will never get out.

43. I miss him.

44. I have reasons for the way I am, but no excuses.

45. As an adult, one chooses how they behave.

46. I love watching people.

47. I love analyzing behavior.

48. I hate mean people.

49. Meanness is unnecessary.

50. Why can’t we all just get along?

51. I love to travel.

52. I am planning trips for this year.

53. I will go to Denver to see my friend, Jen.  April 18th!

54. I’m desperate to go to New York.

55. I’ve been researching and planning my trip for 2 3 years.

56. With no plan to go there in the near future.  But maybe next spring fall.

57. I am strong.

58. I am resilient.

59. I love life and it’s ups and downs. 

60. The ups are my favorite.

61. I feel that I was born in the wrong era.

62. I think I would be much more comfortable in the late 19th or early 20th century.

63. My goal is to be kind no matter how I’m treated.

64. I’m not always successful, but I try.

65. I think I’m funnier than I really am.

66. I love to laugh at my own jokes.

67. I am a complete dork.

68. My mom always said that I have champagne taste on a beer budget.

69. She is right, yet I am an excellent bargain shopper and always looking for ways to save a buck. 

70. And I don’t like beer.

71. I hate going to bed alone.

72. I have trouble sleeping.

73. I worry that I will be alone the rest of my life.

74. I try to convince myself that it will be fine.

75. I feel most lonely in a crowd of people.

76. I am an excellent judge of character.

 77. I married ( and divorced) the meanest person that I have ever met.

78. I want to have more kids.

79. But I try to tell myself that I don’t in case it doesn’t happen.

80. I feel underappreciated most of the time.

81. I am naive.

82. I have let myself be hurt by many, many people.

83. I have built a wall around my heart.

84. I doubt if I will ever let anyone in again.

85. I hope I am wrong.

86. I don’t like being cynical about love.

87. I believe in the good of people.

88.

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3 responses

18 05 2007
bigpumpkin

I like you already.

30 06 2007
Sandy

After reading this, I admire you even more…I think you are the true ROCKSTAR!!!!!!

25 03 2008
Hugh

Even though you broke some into two, I love the list. You are a clever, creative person with an obvious zeal for life. Good luck… with you energy and enthusiasm, you’ll go far and be happy along the way. See if you can make it to 120 since you fudged a bit. 🙂

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