Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger

July 26th, 2004 by Yano

Every once in a while, there comes a moment in your life when you think to yourself, ‘Man, if only I knew that when I was younger, I’d be so much better off!’ I’m in the process of getting a loan to buy a house, and I’m all worried about the bad money habits of my youth…which brings us to this week’s topic:

Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger

1) That not paying your credit card bills on time catches up with you eventually
2) To follow my first instincts about people when I first meet them - often when I’ve gotten a bad first vibe from people I’ve given them the benefit of the doubt, only later to discover that I was right in the first place
3) That vegetables are good for your health
4) GET REGULAR EYE EXAMS!
5) “We’ve been through so much together” is not a good reason to stay in a relationship that isn’t working
6) To think before I speak. I’ve said a lot of stupid things.
7) That there’s nothing wrong with smiling with my teeth
8) The Betamax is going NOWHERE
9) Having a credit card to every store on earth really doesn’t help you
10) Getting the coolest toy or wearing the latest fashion trend really doesn’t matter in the long run…

Next week: Ten Underappreciated Actors/Actresses

9 Responses to “Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger”

  1. ecbell Says:

    mine are up!

  2. Lili Says:

    This is my first time participating. Mine are up!

  3. Greener Pastures Says:

    Ten on Tuesday

    It’s been a while since I’ve done a meme-type thing, but I found a cool one listed on The Daily Meme that will do nicely for today, since I don’t have anything interesting to say. Here is “Ten on Tuesday”:…

  4. Henry Montemayor Says:

    hey there
    i hope you are feeling better. i read on another xangster that you went through an operation. i hope all went well for you
    mine is up

  5. Tex Says:

    Mine are up

  6. ...now, how did I get here... Says:

    to be ten again…

    Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger I actually did look good at 170 pounds Coming out was not all that tragic Travelling, even by oneself, is enjoyable There are good people everywhere, if I give them the chance Circuit boards was not my…

  7. Cassie Says:

    Mine are up :)

  8. charmed Says:

    its up! :-)

  9. Luna Says:

    I’m up!!