Jan. 2nd, 2011

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"Days" are becoming a bi-daily sort of thing.

10 Days, 10 Prompts
Day One: Ten things you want to say to ten different people right now.
Day Two: Nine things about yourself.
Day Three: Eight ways to win your heart.
Day Four: Seven things that cross your mind a lot.
Day Five: Six things you wish you'd never done.
Day Six: Five people who mean a lot (in no order whatsoever)
Day Seven: Four turn offs.
Day Eight: Three turn ons.
Day Nine: Two images that describe your life right now, and why.
Day Ten: One confession.

[livejournal.com profile] therobbergirl said it very well, so I'll paraphrase: every choice I've made in my life has been so inextricably tangled up with who I've become that changing one thing or another would result in a different me. That said, if I could undo the harm without losing the lessons:

1. I would never have played games with C and D's hearts; I was young, feckless, and self-destructive, and they both paid the price.
2. I would not have cut off C; I was young, cowardly, and unthinking.
3. I would not have laughed when J told me what he did; I would have instead tried talking to him and reasoning with him.
4. I would not have crashed the car.
5. I would not have let my infatuation with L get in the way of my relationship with V.
6. I would not have hesitated.

Don't worry, none of these things apply to people on LJ, and two-thirds of them date back nearly 20 years; in most cases, I've made apologies, and, in all cases, I've come to closure.

Now, more importantly, if I were going to go back in time and rectify matters, I'd make sure to bring winning lottery numbers.


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