Friday, 9 October 2009

.......... Meme Time ..............................Then & Now ...............

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..........................i totally stole this from "My 2 Cents" - my brother blog if you will. Go read it. It's a helluva blog.

Then ~ October 1989
1. Age: 17
2. Romantic Status: single - discovering cock.
3. Occupation: full time high school student
4. Fun night out: hanging out with my geek crowd or spending a quiet night in with chocolate and my comics.
5. My BFFs:Brad, David & Johnothan
6. I spent way too much time: playing with myself
7. I spent not enough time: studying.
8. I wanted to be when I grew up: a composer of symphonic music.
9. Biggest concern: working out who I was
10. What my biggest concern should have been: what I was going to do after high school.
11. Where did I live: with my mother.
12. Dumbest thing I did that year: gave up on myself.
13. If I could go back now and talk to myself I would say: work harder - you HAVE the talent to be the composer you want to be.


Now ~ October 2009
1. Age: 37
2. Romantic Status: been with the husband since 2002
3. Occupation: administration
4. Fun night out: a night at the ballet with my husband.
5. My BFFs: Patrick, Christopher, Mark, Lisa, Richard, Mutt, Peter
6. I spend way too much time: dwelling on what might have been
7. I spend not enough time: working towards the future.
8. I want to be when I grow up: a composer for nature documentaries
9. Biggest concern: not getting my health back - mental and physical
10. What my biggest concern should be: not getting my health back - mental and physical
11. Where do I live: Currently - new zealand. Soon - Brisbane, Australia.
12. Dumbest thing I have done this year: Gave up on myself............. again.
13. What I think I would say to myself in 10 years: making the choice to go home was a good thing.


Summary
1. What do I miss most from 1989: the hope.
2. What do I miss least from 1989: being unprepared for the world.
3. What have I accomplished in 20 years that I am most proud of: learning to live with my depression.
4. What have I NOT accomplished in 20 years that I wish I had: I wish I had gone back to study music composition.

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9 comments:

MJ said...

THEN: I spent way too much time: playing with myself

We need an update on this one, Damien.

Michael Rivers said...

This is a great post. I want to do one too.

Wonder Man said...

this is great, I may do this too

The Mutant said...

Interesting contrast. I would do the same, but I fear that being not much more then a fetus at the time probably makes it redundant.

Damien NZ said...

Mutt - don't make me slap you around you young whipper-snapper you!

Damien NZ said...

Mistress MJ - not much more to tell - a light breeze would get me hard back then - thank G-d I'm ambidextrous and insatiable in that area :)

jlydia said...

Awww, right back at you D. *insert soppy bff hug* ;)

Damien NZ said...

jlyida... you too my dear.

SteveA said...

insightful - good to be honest!