i used to always just say, "i'm good".
when asked how i was.
and then, i just randomly started saying, "i'm well".
which, to me, still sounds awkward.
but now, i actually get people scoffing at me.
or when i say "i'm well, how are you?"
they'll reply back, "i'm... good".
and they'll emphasize "good".
as if to say, i know it's proper to say "well" but i'm not going to sound like a tool. like you do.
and i always want to tell them: "i used to say 'good', too! but now i don't! i just decided to start saying 'well'!"
it's always a lose/lose for me.
no matter what.