Still being able to shoot it over my shoulder.
What are you proud of in your life?
Digging up IED's with my finger tips in baking heat, and keeping a smile on my face while doing it.
This is a funny one and I must be emotionally stunted (can someone explain what that actually means?).
A few years ago I was doing an MSc in Project Management through work and one of the lecturers went round the room asking what we were proud of. I said there was nothing in my life that I felt proud of as such (this was pre-kids, but saying your proud of your kids is cheating!) and the lecturer gave me a right emotional kicking saying I need to look at myself, etc. and stuff that I've forgotten now as his opening line just knocked me for 6.
As a kid pride was something frowned on and ugly, but as an adult I can see there is a difference between pride and showing off or delusion, but it's still difficult for me to think of anything I'm proud of that I may have done. I'm sure I've got lots to be proud of, but I never see it in that way.
Getting clean and Sober 18 years ago and never looking back....
My wonderful kids (More a credit to their mum than me)
Being able to support my Mum and siblings this week as we Said goodbye to my Father after Liver cancer finally claimed him
Being a far better human being than I was 20 years ago
not being a junkie any more, coming out as a transsexual, getting on to a nursing degree course, and getting a degree in history.
Neilsonwheels. Ditto + a wee bit higher which has meant dodging the 'shot'..
both my kids, who make my heart feel like it is bursting out of my chest when I think about them.
my son started adulthood on shaky ground, fathering a child at 17, but he toughed it out, taking on his own place with the childs lazy layabout mother. he has paid his way ever since, he is now 22 and in the forces.
and my 16 yr old daughter who has also joined the army after leaving school with some pretty grim results.
she breezed her selection both fitness and classroom wise, which I did not thinks she would.
I a proper chuffed to bits boasting dad proud of em both.......
Becoming a leader at my lads Beaver Scout group.
Not so much me but I always feel very proud of the whole group when we are out & about.
Still being able to shoot it over my shoulder
I'm happy enough to be able to wee without wetting my slippers.
Ace pic willej
Being an mtber. I was an unfit, unsporty type and a very cautious person. It still amazes me when I ride up a trail then down something quite tricky.
My husband for getting me through some tough times over the last few years regarding my health.
My 10 year old nephew who is doing really well at tennis, but to be where he is has been hard work and sacrifice.
i m proud to wake up each morning.. dont waste a day.
Clerk of the course for 7 editions of the Wyegate long distance trial (motorcycles). Most of them won with 1 observation mark lost so I got that right and it became over subscribed. that pleased me but I got fed up with the responsibility.
My son who we gave up our honeymoon to attend a panel to become foster parents so we could look after him and later we adopted him.
My daughter who has my sense of humor, my mums facial expressions and temperament and luckily for her, her mothers looks. And who is just starting to trampoline at regional level at the age of 7
My volunteer work as a Scout leader, also working on County projects for the Scouts, and giving my time working with the homeless, and the local SAR unit.
In my hobby/Part time job being 2012 British champions, although due to illness I wasn't with them this year as defending champions and they came second.
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