100 Truths

I’ve been fairly absent from blogging recently, due to being on holiday and then coming back to Christmas craziness, so I’m easing myself back in with a post on 100 truths about me! I was tagged by my fellow Blogvenger Gareth at 16-Bit Dad. You can check out his post here.

This was just a bit of fun as I get back into the habit of writing regularly, I’ve been tagged in a few posts like these but 100 truths was so different from the rest that I had to join in!

BASICS

Q1: What’s your name?

A – Zoe

Q2: Any nicknames or aliases?

A – I have a lot, depending on who you speak to! It’s so bad now that I almost don’t recognise my real name!

Q3: Your gender?

A – Female.

Q4: Your star sign?

A – Capricorn

Q5: How old are you?

A – 21 (22 in 5 days!)

Q6: Your relationship status?

A – In a relationship

Q7: Any children?

A – Angus is my son, he has 4 legs and a tail and he is more than just a pet!

Q8: Any pets?

A – Fine, yes, technically Angus IS my pet (son). He’s the naughtiest pug that ever lived and he’s perfect.

Q9: Any tattoos or piercings?

A – I have four tattoos with an itch for a few more, but no piercings.

Q10: What do you like about yourself?

A – That I’m pretty resilient. We don’t always get what we want, failure is a part of life, I just pick myself up and keep going.

Q11: What do you dislike about yourself?

A – That I’m really insecure, I’m slowly learning to be comfortable in my own skin. We’ll get there!

Q12: Righty or lefty?

A – Righty!

LASTS

Q13: The last thing you drank?

A – Tea. I’ve caught my boyfriends cold and tea always cures colds.

Q14: The last thing you ate?

A – I think it might have been a chocolate chip cookie?

Q15: Your last phone call?

A – Calling Ollie on Friday because he was late for our date (traffic) and my stupid anxious brain convinced me I’d been stood up…

Q16: Your last text message?

A – To my mum, to tell her Angus had peed on the floor AGAIN. Has anyone ever house trained a pug? Please save our floors!

Q17: Your last email?

A – Probably something at work. Who uses email anymore?

Q18: The last song you listened to?

A – Way Down We Go by Kaleo, I’m obsessed with that song at the moment

Q19: The last book you read?

A – I have a bad habit of being halfway through about three books at the same time so I honestly don’t know. Trying to kick that habit so I can concentrate on finishing Song of Susannah by Stephen King.

Q20: The last time you cried?

A – Four days ago when I went to watch The Last Jedi. I cried six times. SIX.

Q21: The last blog you read?

A – I don’t remember! I’m quite behind on blog reading at the moment.

Q22: The last person you spoke to?

A – It was Angus again, I’m starting to realise how much of my life is devoted to him…

Q23: The last place you visited?

A – Tenerife? I was there only two weeks ago!

Q24: Your last holiday abroad?

A – Oops, see above!

HAVE YOU EVER?

Q25: Have you ever gotten back with an ex?

A – Yes, and I regretted it massively. Here’s a lesson for you kids – DON’T RECYCLE!

Q26: Have you ever been cheated on?

A – Not to my knowledge

Q27: Have you ever cheated on someone?

A – Yes. I’m not proud of it, but I don’t regret it.

Q28: Have you ever lost someone special to you?

A – Yes

Q29: Have you ever been so drunk you threw up?

A – Too many times! I hardly go on nights out now or drink because I don’t see the fuss anymore….and because I have social anxiety.

Q30: Have you ever fallen out of love with someone?

A – Yep, it was tough to accept but I’m much happier now.

Q31: Have you ever met someone who changed you?

A – I like to think that every person is made up of little pieces of everyone they’ve ever met in their lives, they’re a reflection of all the friends, colleagues, relatives and partners they’ve had. So yes, I think everyone I’ve met has changed me in some way.

Q32: Have you ever been in a situation where you found out who your real friends are?

A – More times than I should have!

Q33: Have you ever kissed someone you probably shouldn’t have?

A – Maybe?

Q34: Have you ever found out people were talking about you behind your back?

A – It happened a lot when I was in secondary school. Teenagers are mean.

Q35: Have you ever broken someone’s heart?

A – Yes, and at the time I felt like a #boss, but now I’m ashamed of my lack of empathy at that time.

Q36: Have you ever kissed a stranger?

A – Are you kidding? I can barely TALK to a stranger!

Q37: Have you ever had your own heart-broken?

A – Unfortunately, yes.

Q38: Have you ever had sex on the first date?

A – …My mum reads my blog (I’m sorry!)

Q39: Have you ever been arrested?

A – Nope

Q40: Have you ever been attracted to someone who isn’t the gender you usually find attractive?

A – Every woman has a girl crush, anyone who says they don’t is lying.

Q41: Have you ever done something you regret?

A – Yeah! But you’re not to know what happens next so of course you’ll regret things you did or didn’t do, it’s all part of life.

Q42: Have you ever had a threesome?

A – No, and it’s not going to happen!

Q43: Have you ever embarrassed yourself in public?

A – Oh I know I have, I’m pretty sure I was Michael Scott in another life.

Q44: Have you ever misjudged someone?

A – I have, but it’s taught me that people can surprise you, and you can get it wrong sometimes.

YOUR BELIEFS AND OPINIONS

Q45: Do you believe in God?

A – No, but I wouldn’t ever bash someone for having a religion. We’re all different and who’s to know what happens when we die?

Q46: Do you believe in yourself?

A – A few years ago the answer would be no without hesitation, but lately I’ve been trying to change that.

Q47: Do you believe in Santa Claus?

A – No, but I did when I was younger.

Q48: Do you believe in ghosts?

A – I never did, but I’ve had a few experiences that make it hard to dismiss the idea so easily.

Q49: Do you believe in aliens?

A –Yes! There are so many galaxies out there filled with even more planets, we can’t be the only ones! Also, I want to go to space!

Q50: Do you believe in miracles?

A – Yeah, I like to think so.

Q51: Do you believe in the power of positive thinking?

A – I do, but I can never keep it going for very long until I’m back at the negatives again.

Q52: Do you believe in love at first sight?

A – Lust at first sight, but not love.

Q53: Can money make you happy?

A – Yes, if you had enough to be able to live comfortably and not need to be fretting about money and get anxious every time you check your bank balance. But beyond that point, it’s just paper.

Q54: Would you describe yourself as a feminist?

A – Yes!

Q55: Are you pro-life or pro-choice?

A – Pro-choice

Q56: Do you have strong political beliefs?

A – I do, but I try to pick my battles now, for the sake of my mental health. It’s also good to understand that people are entitled to their own opinions and that doesn’t make them bad or wrong.

Q57: Do you have strong religious beliefs?

A – Not at all

Q58: What do you think the most important thing you can give a child is?

A – Encouragement

RIGHT NOW

Q59: Are you eating anything right now?

A – No,  but it’s haggis for tea tonight!

Q60: Are you drinking anything right now?

A – Not right now

Q61: What are you listening to right now?

A – Nothing

Q62: What are you thinking about right now?

A – My head is such a jumbled mess that most of the time I’m thinking about nothing and everything all at once.

Q63: What are you waiting for right now?

A – Friday, when we finish work for Christmas!

Q64: What are you most excited about right now?

A – My birthday!

Q65) What’s your pet hate right now?

A – Arrogance, I can’t stand it at all. I feel like I exist just to sniff these people out and bring them down a peg or two. Don’t be a dick!

Q66: What’s your favourite thing right now?

A – Porgs. I want 20,000 of them.

Q67: If you weren’t answering these questions, what would you be doing right now?

A – I’d be planning and writing up some blog posts, which I’ll be doing next!

FIRSTS

Q68: Your first best friend?

A – I’d like to be super cheesy and say ‘my brother’ but I literally tried to kill him so many times when we were younger because he was the new baby…I don’t remember my very first best friend!

Q69: Your first kiss?

A – I think it was in secondary school?

Q70: Your first celebrity crush?

A – I really don’t know! I remember watching the Spider-Man cartoon when I was a kid and really wanting to marry Peter Parker, but Tobey Maguire can keep walking. (Tom Holland, on the other hand…)

Q71: Your first holiday?

A – The first one I remember was Disneyland Florida when I was 5. I met all my favourites!

Q72: Your first pet?

A – I think we had two cats, but I don’t remember them

Q73: Your first regret?

A – Who would remember something like that?

Q74: Your first job?

A – I was a waitress for 2 months and I hated it!

Q75: Your first childhood memory?

A – Disneyland, when my poor mum queued with me for three hours in the ridiculous heat just so I could get a picture with Ariel

WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

Q76: Love or money?

A – Love

Q77: Twitter or Facebook?

A – Twitter!

Q78: Hook up or relationship?

A – Definitely relationship, I don’t get the big deal with hook ups

Q:79: Dogs or cats?

A – Dogs!

Q80: Coffee or tea?

A – Don’t make me choose!

Q81: Beer or wine?

A – Please don’t make me choose!

Q82: Sweet or savoury?

A – I SAID DON’T MAKE ME CHOOSE!

Q83: Introvert or extrovert?

A – The most introverty introvert who ever introverted

Q84: Vampires or werewolves?

A – Vampires

Q85: Seaside or countryside?

A – This depends on where and when. Countryside can be pretty, but it can also stink of cow shit. Seasides are special, but despite all the disappointing grey beaches and terrible weather and homicidal seagulls, I’d have to pick seaside. Cows – you’re cute, but you stink.

Q86: Summer or winter?

A – Winter every time!

Q87: Books or movies?

A – I like both!

Q88: Horror or comedy?

A – Comedy, I’m such a baby with horror films

A FEW RANDOM QUESTIONS TO FINISH ON

Q89: Do you wish you could change your past?

A – Absolutely. I think about this a lot, like if I could start life over again knowing what I do now, what would I do differently and how would it affect everything else?

Q90: What’s your dream job?

A – Apparently you can’t be a stay at home pug mum and part time movie ranter? My dreams are ruined!

I’d love to be paid to write, I love writing.

Q91: What’s your guilty pleasure?

A – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. I don’t care that the CGI is bad, the dialogue is weird and the movie got bad reviews – I want my silly space opera!

Q92: What are you afraid of?

A – Dying and being forgotten. There’s still so much I want to do and so much I want to be remembered for, I’d hate to leave things unfinished.

Q93: What was the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up?

A – I’m pretty sure I wanted to be a vet, but then I realised I wasn’t very good at science and not every animal could be saved so I’d probably be more broken than the poor owners.

Q94: If you could have any super power, what would it be?

A – I’m not ashamed to say I have thought about this a lot more than once! I’d love to shapeshift, or be an empath. I’d be a manipulating little shit.

Q95: If you could change anything about your life what would it be?

A – I’d move back home!

Q96: Would you want immortality?

A – No way, there’s only so much you can do in a lifetime, and if everyone else you know and love is mortal then what’s the point? I see immortality as a curse.

Q97: If you could interview anyone alive or dead who would you choose?

A – Carrie Fisher, I’m still not over it.

Q98: Would you say you are happy?

A – No, but that’s what the blog and the meds are for. I’m trying, at least.

Q99: What one piece of advice would you give to yourself at age eighteen?

A – Go to the doctor, get help, focus on yourself for once instead of everyone else – be selfish!

Q100: Where would you like to be in five years’ time?

A – Successful and peaceful

Are you still here?

Now it’s time to nominate some lovely fellow bloggers!

Genevieve Rose

Mangled Flowers

Walk With Jess

Anxiety in London

No Space For Milk

The Cat Mother Chronicles

Anxiety Warrior

Travelling Wanderer

Charlene McElhinney

Aumsome

4 thoughts on “100 Truths

  1. I think I’ve read these three times now…it’s like you’re reading my mind for some of those answers.
    Question 92 in particular; dying and not leaving a mark has scared me for years. I want to make a different but don’t really know how…here’s hoping.
    Great write up as always, Zoe x

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    1. Aww thank you! ☺️

      That’s always scared me, but this year I’m going to try and do things that’ll hopefully keep that fear away. You can help and leave a mark in small ways, I want to find some free time to volunteer for mind, they have loads of ways to help on their website ☺️

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