Life is full of choices.  Some you make turn out to be bad, and others turn out to be good.  But only a few can be considered the best choices you can ever make.  We wanted to know what your best choices in your life are (other than the obvious ones like starting your family.)

TEXT QUESTION OF THE DAY:
Other than your family … what was one of the best choices you’ve ever made in your life?

  • The best choice I've ever made other than my family is I got my CDL and started driving a school bus
  • Best choices... Getting sober. 6 yrs in February 🎉🎊
  • Serving the military
  • I moved to Michigan from Colorado when I was 18!!!! Steph
  • Buying a Mini Cooper, getting a few great tattoos and working in the printing industry
  • On 9-11 I realized life is too short I needed to get a better job. got an application for a nice office job worked my way up to manager best job I ever had. 17 years later I am second in command of the company
  • Best decision was canceling my XM radio because now I stumbled upon the angelic voices of Connie and Fish
  • Best decision: joining the Army at 17. Worst: Getting out of the Army.
  • #TQOTD Getting the heck out of renting an apartment and buying a house. I love having my own backyard!
  • The best thing I have ever done that was recently I started cutting all the negative people out of my life I am battling depression and now that all the negative people are gone I am finally starting to have good days again
  • One of my best decisions so far in life was serving in the Army National Guard, it gave me the opportunity to see things and go places I would have never done on my own.
  • The best choice I ever made was going to Chicago and picking up my eight-month-old grandson and getting guardianship of him. he's almost 6 now. it hasn' t always been easy but it was the best choice I ever made.
  • Tqotd.... selling everything I owned but my dog and my vinyl and moving to West Michigan!!!
  • Getting a full hysterectomy at the age of 25 before the surgery it almost killed me and after almost dying with both of my kids
  • Best decision, my best Friend Valerie of 49 years and we are both just 50 years young
  • The best decision I ever made was working for the airlines and traveling as much as I could while I was young.
  • The best choice I've made is getting healthier and working out to gain muscle and to get serious about my money
  • 1#moving in w/ mom( so far). Let's talk again after a year's gone bye.#2... changing to your station ( butt kisser Carol)
  • Moving back to Grand Rapids. We moved out of state for about a year and a half and then decided to come back. Moving back was GLORIOUS.
  • Dropping out of college! Those were the worst years of my life so far. I wasn't 100% about my major and the people that I know that did graduate don't work in their major. I'm glad I didn't waste my time and money on a degree that means nothing.
  • Going back to school at 31 and graduating with. Nursing degree.
  • TQOTD....moving back to Michigan was the best decision ever! I mean, we lived in Florida, and you guys well know everything weird in the news happens in Florida and that is so true! I am back in Pure Michigan!
  • Going to college. Best place to have fun before you hit the real world.
  • Best choice: Buffalo mac and cheese at Barbarino's
  • Best decision I ever made was to quit being a stay at home mom and get a full-time job and go back to school. I'm so glad I was able to be home when my kids were young but I am WAY more fulfilled as a person now. As a result, my family relationships are closer, too.
  • #tqotd: accepting my job when I was 16. My 21st anniversary is Saturday 😁
  • Moving to a different department 13 years ago! If I didn't I could not call myself Quality Colleen 😉
  • Best decision I ever made was working for GRPS! This is my 31st year, it's been hard… But it's where I'm supposed to be!
  • The best choice I ever made would be graduating I was a year late but I am 19 and have two baby boys so I am proud of myself and now I'm going to Ross to be a medical assistant!!
  • I'm happy that at almost 40 years old, I'm going back to college. I 've already received my Culinary arts degree back in 2000, but I want to further my career. Plus this shows my tween children that you are never too old to chase your dreams. 😁
  • Best decision I ever made was, moving to Michigan from Virginia in summer of 2016.
  • Taking a pay cut and switching jobs 34 years ago. Now I make five times as much.
  • QOTD: Having 11 dogs!
  • Becoming a teacher! 🙂
  • Moving back home to Mi!
  • The best thing I did was go back to school in my 40's!! I'm a Registered Nurse and couldn't be happier!!
  • Listening to Connie everyday
  • The best decision I've made is to adopt this guy. He's my baby for sure!
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  • TQOD: taking a year off after high school (before college) to be my grandfather's main caretaker after he had multiple strokes during my senior year. #blessing #Grandpa'sGirl!
  • The best decision I've was to get a breast reduction
  • Going to Turkey when I couldn't really afford it 🌎
  • Just over 12 years ago I walked out of a job I hated at lunch locking the door to the office and leaving a nice note on the door for clients.....and a nasty note for the manager. Can say that I am celebrating 12 years at my current job and was very fortunate that they decided to hire me two months after that walkout
  • Finishing my degree
  • #TQOTD the best choice I have ever made was leaving my last job. I did not fully realize how much abuse I took there and how much I was truly mistreated until I left and found a wonderful place to work
  • The best decision I've made was to have bariatric surgery last November. 86 lbs gone & am feeling A-MAZING!!!
  • The greatest thing that I have ever done is surrender myself and live the NA program. Best decision I have ever made almost 11 months clean and sober...
  • Going back to school!
  • Learning to trust in the Lord always. He has never let me down.
  • Best choice....adopting Noodles. I feel like I was put on this earth to be his mom. ❤️😻
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  • Starting a blog! I always said I wanted to start a crochet blog and after a year I finally did! It brings me in some extra income every month and I get to do something I love! www.Taylor-Lynn.com
  • Not having kids was the best decision of my life
  • Divorcing my husband after he had a 3-year affair and left me with 3 kids under 3
  • Text question of the day: Getting the courage and realizing I'm good enough to leave an abusive relationship.
  • Putting in my pool and deck 2 years ago. My 9-year-old spends all her free time swimming and this year she got our dog to jump in and swim with her.
  • What's one of the best choices you ever made in ur life...... Mine is walking away from almost a 10-year relationship. I'm tired of dealing with so much stuff and not being appreciated for it. Also for a career. Making the move that will benefit my little family.
  • The best decision I made has got to be to quit drinking. For about 10 yrs I was an alcoholic. Then one day I woke and thought I am just like my mom who I absolutely can't stand.
  • Having my husband do a military scholarship through the Navy to pay for medical school. 5 years of a military lifestyle including three years living in Hawaii. It included two deployments to war zones with the marines for him, but no debt afterward for med school. That is an amazing thing!
  • Weight watchers, lead to a healthy me, but also a stronger physical and mental person #bestchoice
  • #tqotd top Decisions: start therapy and change jobs (a step-down, but less stress, less responsibility, and more, better insurance. Plus my bosses are amazing)
  • My name is Tanja the best decision we have made in our lives is moving to Michigan from Germany 🇩🇪 in 2010 and becoming US citizens tomorrow
  • Leaving my abusive husband, going to grad school, and becoming a therapist😊
  • Sammy Swinger: Sharing my wife...
  • #textquestionoftheday - 1. Left my ex-husband 2. Gave up soda 3. Went to the bar July 31, 2009 4. Being a nanny.
  • The best choice I have ever made is to never have children. Every morning I wake up In my silence, clean house, and I think myself for having made the best decision of my life. Not Everywoman desires to be a mother, not Everywoman should be a mother, and thankfully I live in a country where I am free to make that choice.
  • Best decision I've made... choosing to save money for retirement starting day 1 of my first job. #retiring at 55.
  • Best decision is where I went to college - University of Dayton
  • Good morning! Text question of the day; best thing I ever did was move in with my grandma while she was sick so she didn't have to go to a nursing home.
  • The best decision I've ever made is to go to counseling. I have been dealing with major depression for about 18years now and recently was correctly diagnosed with Bipolar. I am doing very well now with continued treatment🙂
  • To get divorced
  • Divorcing my ex-husband and going to nursing school hahaha
  • Going back to college and getting my degree when my kids were in high school
  • Getting LASIK. Life changing!!
  • My best choice I ever made was getting a job at a vet clinic :) I love it
  • Trying the tough mudder, which is a 10-mile obstacle course!
  • Moving to Grand Rapids to be an accountant for Kellogg
  • Teaching college classes. Greatest students ever
  • Also, moving away from my mother was one of the best choices I've ever made. She should've not been a mother either.
  • Best choice: taking a semester off college
  • I moved to Michigan from Utah when I was 18!
  • My best choice was taking initiative and asking my now boyfriend on a date 3 years ago. If you like someone, just make a move! Better than waiting around and missing an opportunity
  • One of the best choices I've ever made is finding a passion for dance. I'm a guy and so I've faced a lot of criticism and labels but it truly something that brings me joy and has been the best stress outlet I've ever experienced
  • Moving to West Michigan from metro Detroit
  • Best decision – quitting my job and starting my own business three months before the company I used to work for closed down!
  • The best decision I've ever made was cutting off the relationship with my biological father. He was toxic and I cannot imagine my life if I wasn't strong enough to walk away. It inspired me to be a foster and adoptive parent and meet some of the most amazing tiny souls you could ever imagine. If he wasn't an idiot, I wouldn't have wanted to be a safe place for children that need it so desperately. I'm blessed daily by these 7 people that have my heart but not my DNA. ❤️
  • Getting two dogs, they remind me every day to not take life too seriously.
  • One of the best choices I've ever made was going to nursing school and working in the NICU at the children's hospital
  • One of my best decisions is getting back into woodworking. I love the challenge and sense of accomplishment. Plus I feel like I'm honoring my Grandpa since he started my passion for it.
  • Getting my nursing degree and working in the cardiac ICU unit. There is no other feeling in the world like the feeling you get when you save a life.
  • Leaving my last job. I took a $10,000 a year pay cut to find a job that didn't make me hate waking up in the morning. I've since made up the salary cap and couldn't be happier
  • Getting a college degree!
  • Moving from Detroit to Grand Rapids to help my friend through his Bone Marrow Transplant.
  • Best choice I ever made was to take a semester of college abroad to Australia to completely skip winter that year!
  • The best decision I've made in my life is staying at home to raise my daughter and waiting until she was grown to open my own, successful business!! ❤️❤️❤️
  • Leaving my ex-husband! He was emotionally abusive. It allowed me to meet my now fiancé who treats me better than I've ever been treated ❤️
  • Becoming a stay at home mom for 22 years...Best. Decision. Ever!
  • Quit drinking 5 years ago and it quit smoking cigarettes 2 years ago
  • I had gastric bypass surgery and lost 220 lb
  • Working at Butterworth ER in Grand Rapids was the best thing I've done. They are the best co-worker in the world. Unfortunately, I had to leave because I moved for my family. Shout out to those awesome people!
  • Best decision: learning to sew. At 5'11 1/2 being able to make clothes that fit.
  • 1. Getting Accutane to cure my acne worst thing to go through but the best decision I have ever made. 2. LASIK eye surgery
  • Going to trade school for welding as a senior in high school.
  • Meeting my ex-husband having my three children and then the best part was after that was divorcing his lying cheating butt. Our lives are much happier
  • Going back to school after 8 years. Working 2 jobs and going to school is rough but I'm rocking it and getting closer to my dream of being a trauma nurse every day.
  • Joining the Marine Corps directly out of high school it allowed me to grow and mature before joining the real world 6 years active duty change person
  • Having gastric bypass surgery.😍
  • One of my best decisions was to move to my husband's hometown of white cloud, I love the sense of community and the small town feel. It's a great place to live.
  • #tqotd adopting my fur baby, Bart!
  • Best decision I ever made besides having children quitting smoking and losing 110 pounds kept it off for almost 2 years
  • Being a youth group leader at my church for 10 years. So rewarding and hopefully made a difference in some kids lives.
  • Going back to college and getting 2 degrees and I now have a great job with Spectrum.
  • Choosing to work part-time at a Veterinary Clinic while working full-time where I ended up meeting my best friend (who is a brilliant animal doctor) and has been part of my life for over 20 years now.
  • DIVORCE. I divorced a sociopathic narcissist. Turns out WE weren't poor, HE is. People DO like me. And I'm the best mom I've ever been :)
  • Best decision I ever made was taking up Brazilian jiu-jitsu and learning to defend myself.
  • Teaching my brother to change the blinker fluid in the car by himself...
  • Taking a year and a half off work to take care of my dad before he passed away. The thing is I didn't realize it until after I started back to work how fulfilling it was
  • Leaving my ex-husband. Realizing that I can’t change someone who doesn’t want to change and or someone who doesn’t see any issues with their drug use and behavior. He has become suicidal since and we have a custody hearing on Friday. In a new relationship now and am being treated like a queen 👸 #onemansjunk
  • Understanding that making me happy first is OK. I've always been a people pleaser and it was a time I finally decided I needed to be happy.
  • Quiting my 8 to 5 stressful office GR job to be a housekeeper for multiple people. #workless#makemore $$. 7th listener fan. Lol
  • Becoming atheist.
  • Divorcing my ex and finding true happiness
  • All of my best decisions have been the dogs I've adopted. An Aussie mix and a pit bull mix they both been the funniest and sweetest dogs.
  • Leaving the stress of a factory to work with a tuxedo business. Also serving 5 years in the U.S. Navy. Best decisions.
  • Getting laser hair removal on my legs at Milan laser! It is seriously amazing!
  • #TQOTD. My wife and I just purchased our first house. Finally moving out of the In-laws basement after 4 years
  • Finally have the courage to drop out of college. I only went for my parents. I now have that I love!
  • Changing jobs 5 years ago after my ex-husband told me I'd never amount to anything. Now I make 4x what I did before!
  • From hearing all these coming back to Michigan decisions... I guess one of my best decisions was to stay here. I have moved 4 times in a 3-mile radius in Kentwood in my 36 years... 😂
  • Best decision of my life other than my family 5 years ago I decided that I was going to start running.
  • The best thing I've ever done was get my wildlife rehabilitation license. Although it can be stressful and time-consuming and it's not a paid position I know that's where my calling is
  • The best choice I made was Going back to school to get my RN after being an
  • LPN for 15 years. I was 46 year's old at the time.
  • Leaving an abusive relationship after 15 yrs and moving back to Michigan to help care for my grandfather . He helped heal my heart was with him when he died thankfully for that time