52 Lists // Things You Should Be Proud Of

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

I am knowledgeable if not intelligent.
I survived losing my mother and nanna to cancer within six month's of each other when I was seventeen
I have built a relationship from scratch with my brother
I have kept a secret for over a decade and I will never tell it
I have two spectacular daughters with excellent manners
I have morals and values that will never be broken
I advise based on my own errors in life
I volunteer counselling to those who can't afford to pay for it
I have won many awards in dance
I learned how to be a better person by utilising the skills aquired from hard times
I have a man that loves me and never gives up on me
I have people who love me for who I am not what I can do for them
I have kept two children alive for many years
I use my skills to form a better life for my family
My family are my biggest priority in life
I will work however many hours necessary to carve a career for myself
I am not addicted to the things I thought I might be by now
I'm beating bi polar with the beauties of life
I read all of Tolstoy's War And Peace

I can admit to covering up insecurity with bravado
I have come to terms with the fact that not everyone will like me
I have forgiven those who have hurt me the most
I have admitted my faults and I am becoming a better person from it
I can make cakes without a soggy base 96% of the time
I am actually finishing a degree at the age of twenty four
Classical piano music
I am a good friend. If you need me, I'll move the earth to be there for you.
I lack tact but I am working on it
I believe people are inherently good and do good things for good reasons if given the opportunity
I trust my intuition and I have not been led astray thus far.
I overthink and plan everything so I always have a Plan B
I am not afraid of making the big decisions that need to be made
I am genuinely intrigued by people and will talk to anyone.
I am not exceptionally good at anything but I've accepted that.
I question everything and it has served me well.
Life has made me hard but not cold.
I have finished the first draft of my novel.
I can enjoy my own company.


  1. Great list, loads of interesting facts!
    The same thing happened to me with my mum and my gran - very hard hitting!

    Efia @ Effy Talks Life


  2. Brilliant list, really enjoyed reading this Laura :-) My, you're a strong woman! You have my admiration!

    Donna www.polkadot-pink.com

  3. I think tact is over rated anyway! Great list lovely xx

    Just Pirouette and Carry On...

  4. You certainly have a lot to be proud of! I cant help but admire you xx

  5. Best answer: I have kept alive 2 children for many years *high five*! x