Creative questionnaires yield the most fascinating results about our beliefs, habits, fears, and dreams. Who is more deserving of a chance to share their personal wisdom and make self-reflection fun and inspiring than caregivers? “Q& I: Questions and Inspiration” is a series that spotlight’s a different caregiver through a Proust-style questionnaire.
Today’s featured contributor is Debbie Bowman from Colorado. Here is About Debbie in her own words:
I am a dedicated wife and mother who is driven, NOT defined by this thing called Duchenne. I desperately strive to live in the moment and enjoy every day; and I refuse to let myself look too far into the unknown future. I hope with all of my heart and dream big.
1. The perfect day in 3 words:
Playing with Luke.
2. If you could be best friends with anyone living or dead, who would it be?
My husband, Chad
3. The secret to happiness is:
To live in the moment
4. Worst habit:
Talk too much
5. Best feature:
I am kind
6. A skill I am proud of:
Scuba diving. See number 18.
7. Fill in the blank: “Dear _____, please _____”
“Dear God, please help us find an effective treatment in time for Luke.”
8. My dream job is:
To be a marine biologist
9. A talent I wish I had is:
To be able to sing well
10. One time-saving tip:
Get organized the night before
11. My personal motto is
“Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.”
12. Three words I love to say:
See you tomorrow
13. If reincarnation exists, what would you come back as?
A dolphin. They are smart, social, carefree and always seem to be having fun.
14. One way I combat stress:
Zumba or other form of exercise
15. What the world needs now, is:
Common sense and compassion
16. The best part of my day is:
Seeing my son for the first time
17. What I know now:
You never truly no what the future holds.
18. Courage is:
Facing your fears straight on
19. Love is:
20. I am: