I wouldn't say that I was a liar.
I wouldn't say that I was honest.
I would say that I was lying to myself before I was lying to you.
I would say that I was attempting to put you at ease whilst making myself uneasy.
I won't do it anymore. Not even a white lie. I...
I am smart enough to know, even without personal experience, that it is not worth it to lie. If you lie, you are going to screw up the details somewhere down the line and when you do, then you have lost the trust of those around you. Is it worth it? I don't think so.