The Get To Know Me Tag

get to know me tag

Good morning everyone… well at least morning.  With the snow and repairs being done on my apartment today I am not sure about the good part LOL.

Anita over at Discovering Your Happiness tagged me today for The Get To Know Me Tag.  So pull up a chair and join me for a coffee or tea, I’ve got my mocha already, and I will share a little about me.

• What are my strengths?
 Caring
 Creative
 Loyal
• What are my short-term goals?
 Get through today (no water in my apartment since yesterday afternoon – yikes!)
 Write more
 Read more
• What are my long-term goals?
 Accepting where my life with chronic illness has taken me
 Lose weight
• Who matters the most to me?
 My family
• What am I ashamed of?
 The way I rely too much on others for my happiness
• What do I like to do for fun?
 Play Shanghai Rummy with friends and family
• What new activities am I willing to try?
 I would love to learn some new crafting techniques (crochet, knitting, jewelry making)
• What am I worried about?
 Far too much!!!
• What are my values?
 Honesty
 Loyalty
 Kindness
 Compassion
• If I had one wish, it would be…?
 To be healthy again
• Where do I feel the safest?
 At home with my daughter and boyfriend
• What or who gives me comfort?
 My cat is good about knowing when I have a bad day and sitting on my lap.
• If I was afraid, I would…?
 Pace and try to focus on my breathing
• What is my proudest accomplishment?
 I raised a kind and beautiful daughter
• Am I a night owl or early bird?
 Night owl definitely
• What does my inner critic tell me?
 My inner critic doesn’t like much of anything
• What do I do to show myself, self-care?
 I am trying to learn to be more gentle with myself
 Get a good night’s sleep
• Am I an introvert or extrovert?
 Introvert
• What am I passionate about?
 Protecting my family
• What do my dreams tell me?
 Sadly I often don’t sleep long enough or deep enough to have dreams that I can remember
• What is my favorite non-fiction book?
 I have read several biographies but the one non-fiction book that stuck with me the most was one I read in school years ago called No Language But A Cry by Richard Anthony D’Ambrosio
• What is my favorite fiction book?
 It is hard to name just one… probably the one I read most recently was Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill
• What is my favorite movie?
 Once again just ONE… I would have to say The Color Purple
• What is my favorite band?
 Tasty Nickel… but they broke up years ago.
• What is my favorite food?
 Pasta – probably spaghetti with homemade meat sauce
• What is my favorite color?
 Red
• What am I grateful for?
 I spent a whole year answering this question (Happy and Grateful – Day 1) but by far the thing I was most often grateful for was and is my daughter
• When I am feeling down, I like to?
 Write
• I know I am stressed when?
 My anxiety spikes… I feel overwhelmed… I get headaches


Now Anita did not have any rules posted about tagging others, but I would invite any of my readers to join in and share a little about yourself.  Let’s get to know each other!  But be sure to link back to this page so I can read it.  THANKS!  Have a wonderful day/night!