What was the single best thing that happened this past year?
Displaying my art in a gallery
What was the single most challenging thing that happened?
Choosing to spend free time being more productive
What was an unexpected joy this past year?
Joining a church that loves me
What was an unexpected obstacle?
I did not know that writing a novel is a very LONG process
Pick three words to describe 2013.
Exciting, recovery and overachievement
Pick three words your boyfriend would use to describe your 2013 (don’t ask them; guess based on how you think your spouse sees you).
Patience, impressive and fun (??)
What were the best books you read this year?
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
With whom were your most valuable relationships?
What was your biggest personal change from January to December of this past year?
The energy to actually “finish” projects
In what way(s) did you grow emotionally?
My heart isn’t broken any more about the past
In what way(s) did you grow spiritually?
I found myself daydreaming thoughts about what I believe in and learning how to pray often
In what way(s) did you grow in your relationships with others?
I feel like my personality has been reborn and have an easier time meeting new people
What was the most enjoyable part of your work (both professionally and at home)?
I spend hours in my art room…I enjoy spending my time on what I love
What was the most challenging part of your work (both professionally and at home)?
Doing research and working on a project at the same time
What was your single biggest time waster in your life this past year?
We canceled our cable and stepped away from media on television/radio
What was the best way you used your time this past year?
Writing in my journal at the speed of three pages a day
What was biggest thing you learned this past year?
Putting my money on a budget is less stressful
Create a phrase or statement that describes 2013 for you.
I must achieve a strong set of goals and guidelines to a strict routine everyday