Broken Sunshine




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Broken Sunshine's Life List

  1. 1. read all the books I have before buying even one more
    335 people
  2. 2. create the soundtrack to my life
    1,880 people
  3. 3. move to seattle
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    501 people
  4. 4. visit all 50 states
    1 entry
    9,050 people
  5. 5. get over a broken heart
    1 entry
    288 people
  6. 6. get out of debt
    1 entry
    12,196 people
  7. 7. Learn to play the piano
    1 entry
    8,235 people
  8. 8. be more confident
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    11,594 people
  9. 9. Kiss in the rain
    1 entry
    15,044 people
  10. 10. make friends
    1 entry
    2,080 people
  11. 11. get a Brazilian wax
    333 people
  12. 12. go to a rascal flatts concert
    5 people
  13. 13. Marry the love of my life.
    960 people
  14. 14. find true love
    3,086 people
  15. 15. go on a cruise
    4,763 people
  16. 16. drink 8 glasses of water a day
    1,302 people
  17. 17. own my own home
    1,467 people
  18. 18. Live life!
    382 people
  19. 19. identify 100 things that make me happy.
    2,510 people
  20. 20. exercise regularly
    10,861 people
  21. 21. learn sign language
    8,513 people
  22. 22. Get a tattoo
    21,928 people
  23. 23. figure out what i want to do with my life
    3,866 people
  24. 24. beat social anxiety
    485 people
  25. 25. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    21,522 people
  26. 26. move to Oregon
    113 people
  27. 27. Get a tattoo on the back of my neck
    22 people
Recent entries
skinny dip
Twice......

1. In the reservoir at my (very conservative Christian) college. Senior year, last month of school, middle of the night. Freezing cold! But such a rush.

2. My love and I were housesitting this gigantic Better Homes & Gardens place, and it was out in the country with very few houses around. The pool in the backyard was heated, so we stripped and jumped in. It was incredible.



Give my hair to Locks of Love
Those precious children...

When I think about all that they’re going through, giving them my hair seems like such a small sacrifice. I grew my hair out and donated 13 inches about 18 months ago. It was hard, because I love my hair (it’s my favorite part of me!) and I hated having it short. But then again, small sacrifice. Plus, it meant so much more when the little girl I babysat for decided she wanted to do the same thing, so she grew her hair out and donated 11 inches, because I inspired her. Now, my hair’s starting to get long again and I’m thinking about doing it again. I might wait till it’s a little bit longer though.



make friends
Starting Over

When you have a really serious relationship that goes on for a long time, your friends become “couple friends”. Then, if you break up, they either side with one or the other, or both of you lose them. Either way, I need to make new friends. People who don’t know me associated with my old love. And last night was the first step. I went out to a bar with some “couple friends” who picked my side, and I did really good. I met:

Dan, a recent college graduate who will be teaching French (which I used to do)

April, a very talkative Philippina who will be a junior in college this year

Chrissy, a fantastic singer who cringes at Karaoke Night but comes anyway

Kim, a super nice chick who really cares about how other people are doing but never tells her age

Dancer Girl, who can bring her leg up parallel to her head

...and a few others that I don’t remember well but hopefully will next time. Of course, I can’t really call these friends; these are more like acquaintances. But that’s the first step!



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