Hindsight is the Best Sight

You know what is coming up? 2020. I’m calling it the hindsight year, but instead of using the year as a reflection, I want to use it as a clean slate. I want to reflect on everything I’ve done in the last 33 years and use 2020 to move forward. So I wanted to take a moment and write all the things I wish I had known, things I’m going to carry with me moving forward. Some of these are funny, some are super real…take it all with a grain of salt.

  • People that judge others in front of you are also judging you.
  • Money comes and goes.
  • 95% of the things you worry about aren’t actually going to occur.
  • Having conversations with yourself in the shower concerning said anxiety inducing things is still helpful.
  • Don’t be too prideful to go on unemployment.
  • Invest in gold when you were told to.
  • Don’t marry that guy.
  • Don’t marry that guy either.
  • Run away from that guy too.
  • Punch that guy in the balls.
  • Join the Air Force instead of the Navy.
  • Don’t adopt that dog, she’s insane.
  • That guy is married, he’s totally lying to you.
  • Wear more slutty clothes.
  • Don’t let that guy tattoo you.
  • Don’t get that stupid Superman tattoo. Good lord, you idiot.
  • He doesn’t really mean it when he says he wants an open relationship.
  • Skip Romania.
  • Don’t end your trip for him.
  • Don’t cancel that Galapagos trip, you dummy.
  • Start saving $50 a week when you were 20.
  • Eat more gluten.
  • Eat more dairy.
  • Eat more potatoes.
  • Maybe travel less, therapy more?
  • Pick a practical degree, you derp. Everyone wants to do advertising now.
  • Don’t crash that car.
  • Please don’t crash that one either.
  • Be a better driver.
  • Stop talking to your dad, he’s manipulating you.
  • Eat more Waffle House, you’ll miss it when it’s gone.
  • Eat more Dippin’ Dots.
  • Stop counting calories.
  • Stop working out every day, everything hurts now.
  • Move on and stop looking backwards.