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Today, I am combining my 30 Days of Truth post with the Bloggy Moms Blog Dare prompt. The prompt is to tell something about what you dreamed of being when you were little and what did you imagine that occupation would be like?
When I was little, I used to dream about being an accountant or a bookkeeper of some type. Not necessarily a CPA, but something along those lines. I really didn’t have a clue what I wanted to be when I was little. I guess I always imagined getting married and being a housewife and having children. When I started going to high school, the idea of being married wasn’t as appealing as trying to make a way for myself and having a career. I took a few accounting courses and found out that I loved it. I didn’t like math or algebra, but I loved crunching numbers in accounting.
I always imagined that I would have the bookish or librarian look with papers all over, trying to match up transactions with receipts and making sure the books balanced. That’s what I like, making sure the books balance. I hate reconciling my bank statement and I’m off by one penny. I have to keep searching until I find it. I can’t sleep until I find the mistake.
I never became an “accountant” but I think I have enough work experience and skills to perform the job now. I just don’t have a degree to go with it.
For the day 2 Truth, I have to admit that one of the things that I love about myself is that I have big dreams. It doesn’t matter if I follow through with them or not, I just like having big dreams. Like being a concert pianist. Wouldn’t that be the coolist? Now I can only hope that maybe my 7 year old will be a famous pianist/composer one day.
I dream of being a handcrafted artist and traveling the US showing my work and making friends from all over who love to do what I do.
I dream of being a stay-at-home mom with no job pressures and no financial worries. I’ll bet you do too. I dream of having a career where I assist in the start of a new small business, more in the capacity of helping them locate an office space, arranging/decorating the office, purchasing supplies, equipment, etc. Now wouldn’t that be fun?
Sometimes I have dreams that stem from frustrations, such as, locations for the girl scouts to meet in our town. Good locations are scarce. It seems that nobody really wants us to meet in their facilities, that includes churches and schools. I dream of owning a building that is large enough to accommodate girl scout activities and individual troop meetings. What a way to give back to my community.
So, like I said, it doesn’t matter if any of these dreams ever become a reality. I just like having them.
Hope your week is coming to a successful end, and that the weekend is nice and warm.
Linky List of participants that I have found.
While I was browsing through the Blog it Forward Tuesday Blog Hop & Giveaway Linky hosted by Sweep Tight and Just Married with Coupons, I came across a blog called Rowell Reviews. She was doing a series of posts on 30 Days of Truth. I tracked it through where she picked it up from, to where I thought it originates from…. a freelance copyrighter at Suess’s Pieces blog. I browsed through the list of truths, and I gotta tell you, it makes you put it all out there. I think I am going to join in. Everybody else started on January 1st, so I’m way behind, and I’m going to try to catch up, so there may be multiple postings every day until I get caught up.
The first truth is “Something You Hate About Yourself”.
The thing I hate about myself the most is that I start projects and don’t follow through with them. It really annoys me that I tell someone I’m going to do something, and I don’t do it. I make up all kinds of excuses why I didn’t get it done. For example, I tell my daughter I am going to do something that day, and I forget. Ooops. Like finding the 100 watt bulb for her Easy Bake Oven that she got for Christmas. We just used it for the first time yesterday and only because a friend found the exact bulb required after going to about 3 different places. This booger was hard to find.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not this way about all things, just some things. I would say about 99% of what I say I’m going to, I do, well, maybe 90%, lol. If I say I’m going to do laundry tomorrow, I may keep saying it every day until a week goes by. Then I wonder why I don’t have clean jeans to wear. Uh, hello? You didn’t do the laundry 5 days ago when you said you were going to do it. Yeah, yeah.
Another thing I hate about myself is that I don’t play well with others. I’m such a loner, a hermit, that I just don’t get along in social situations very well. I’m temperamental, privately opinionated, and if you want to step in my space… I get stubborn, real stubborn. This has caused 2 divorces from very stable husbands, and I’m pretty certain a lot of it was my fault. Since my last divorce, there have been several relationships that just end abruptly because I just plain don’t play well.
Here is a list of other things…
- I hate that I’m addicted to Dr. Peppers. Any therapy available out there, maybe Dr Pepperaholics Anonymous?
- I hate that my eyebrows aren’t even. They aren’t level across, and their lengths are different. Don’t know how I managed that one. Makes my glasses look crooked on my nose.
- I hate that my hair is almost gray and I have to pay gobs of money to keep it colored for my youthful looks.
- I hate that sometimes I have no emotion at all and never get overly excited about anything. But I can lose my temper in a heartbeat. What’s up with that?
- I hate that I am not an early morning riser. I really hate cheerful people before 10 am in the morning.
- I hate that I’m freezing if the temperature dips below 70 degrees.
- I hate that I’m turning into my mother. I roll my eyes at some of the things that she does, then I find myself doing the exact same thing days later.
- I hate that I now take 5 prescriptions for various health issues. When did that happen?
- I hate that I don’t take time out to read a good book. I so miss reading just for the fun of reading.
Well, I think I have purged enough about the things I hate about myself. Tomorrow, it’s all about something I love about myself. Stay tuned. That could get interesting.
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Linky List of participants that I have found.