2017 – A recap

I did not expect December to get so busy. Blogmas kind of fell apart, but I did write more than I thought I would, so that is okay. I was thinking about how 2017 has been to me, or what I decided to make of it. So here is a little recap of how 2017 went for me.

I recently graduated college and was hunting, scouring for a job. I finally got on towards the end of January. I managed to move up in positions from part-time, to full-time, and then to the lead at a department store. I worked online for a bit in addition to that too.

Adjusting from going to school and being instantly rewarded for work with grades and praise for being so smart to being degraded in a retail job and expecting to just know how to do adult things was weird. I am still dealing with those feelings.

It is also weird because in college I had schoolwork, work, was constantly with friends. Then I went to working, going home, going back to work … It was … different. Going to the senior ball this year made me really miss college, but it was nice to finally have that send-off feeling.

I got more into makeup and feel like a have a way better grasp on how to use it. Sephora may own my life now, but at least this was my best looking year.

I also got to bake quite a few different things, which was cool because that is a skill I would like to continue to experiment with.

I started this blog this year. It was something I started because I wanted to be sure I was writing. I might not always be working on my novel, but at least I was writing something. It didn’t take off or become big, but I am happy with it. And that’s really all that matters.

I read the Harry Potter series which was one of the highlights of my year because i had never gotten the chance to read them.

I did get the opportunity to go to some awesome concerts. I used to be not so great at going to crowded events, but now I don’t even get nervous. I even drove a far-ish distance and went to a concert with friends I never went to a concert with before. And that is an accomplishment in itself. I even went to New York by taking a train with friends, which is something I never saw myself doing without getting sick. But I did it. And I saw Kinky Boots and experienced soup dumplings because of it.

I finally got to go to Washington D.C. like everyone else got to for school trips.

Two of my friends have finished novels and I get/got to read/edit both. This excites me because I love to be a part of the writing process and having another writing comfortable enough to share their work with me and to trust me enough for good and honest feedback is touching.

I have been trying new things, new foods, going places. Which typically these things would make me feel weird or ill but I feel … normal, I guess. This might sound weird to some people, but I am happy that I can do fun things without having unnecessary worries or doubts about it.

This year had to be the least stressful when it came to the holidays as well. Normally I have high stress and feel so uncomfortable. But I spent most of the holidays with my boyfriend’s family and honestly I felt so at ease.

This year has been bogged down by my mentality. I have been thinking about who I want to be and where I think I am supposed to be at this point in my life, and these disappoints have been overshadowing the good things that have happened so far. I don’t want to think like this anymore.

I want there to be good things this year. I I want them to outshine the rest. Even if I don’t accomplish a single one of my goals like I did this year.

So 2018. Here’s to something.

40 Replies to “2017 – A recap”

  1. I have been surfing online moгe than 3 hоurs today, yet I never found any interesting artihle likе yourѕ.
    It’s pretty worth enough for me. Persоnally, if all webmastеrs
    and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will
    be much more useful than ever before. http://linjawistud.com/index.php/en/component/k2/itemlist/user/342470

  2. No matter if some one searches for his essential thing, therefore he/she desires to be available that
    in detail, therefore that thing is maintained over here.

  3. It’s perfect time to make some plans for the long
    run and it is time to be happy. I have read this post and if I may just I want to recommend
    you few attention-grabbing issues or tips. Perhaps you could write
    next articles relating to this article. I want to learn more things approximately it!

  4. Nice post. I used to be checking constantly this blog and I’m impressed!

    Very helpful info particularly the final phase 🙂 I handle such info a lot.
    I was looking for this certain info for a long time.

    Thanks and best of luck.

  5. Highly energetic article, I loved that bit. Will there be a
    part 2?

  6. Hey There. I discovered your weblog using msn. That is a really well written article.
    I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read extra of
    your helpful info. Thank you for the post. I’ll certainly return.

  7. Thanks to my father who informed me concerning this web site,
    this web site is in fact remarkable.

  8. Truly no matter if someone doesn’t be aware of after that its up to other viewers
    that they will help, so here it occurs.

  9. Heya i am for the first time here. I came across this
    board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out much.
    I am hoping to provide one thing again and help others like you aided me.

  10. Greate article. Keep writing such kind of info on your page.
    Im really impressed by it.
    Hey there, You’ve performed a great job.

    I will definitely digg it and personally recommend to my friends.
    I am sure they will be benefited from this website.

  11. Hello there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found that it’s truly
    informative. I am going to watch out for brussels. I’ll appreciate if
    you continue this in future. Numerous people will be benefited from your writing.

    Cheers!

  12. Post writing is also a excitement, if you be acquainted with after
    that you can write otherwise it is complex to write.

  13. I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your blogs really nice, keep it up!
    I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back later.
    Cheers

  14. Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?

    I mean, what you say is valuable and everything. Nevertheless think of if you added some great pictures or video clips to give your posts more,
    “pop”! Your content is excellent but with images
    and video clips, this site could definitely be one of the most beneficial in its niche.
    Terrific blog!

  15. Awesome! Its in fact remarkable paragraph, I
    have got much clear idea on the topic of from this piece of
    writing.

  16. I’m amazed, I have to admit. Rarely do I
    encounter a blog that’s both educative and entertaining, and without a doubt, you have hit the nail on the head.
    The problem is an issue that too few men and women are speaking intelligently about.
    I am very happy I stumbled across this in my hunt for
    something relating to this.

  17. Its such as you read my mind! You seem to know a lot approximately this, like
    you wrote the e book in it or something.
    I believe that you simply can do with some p.c. to power the
    message home a little bit, however other than that, that is fantastic blog.
    An excellent read. I will definitely be back.

  18. Great blog here! Also your website a lot up fast! What web host are you using?
    Can I get your associate link to your host? I desire my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol

  19. hi!,I love your writing very a lot! percentage we be in contact extra about your post on AOL?
    I require a specialist in this space to solve my problem.
    Maybe that is you! Looking ahead to peer you.

  20. This is really interesting, You’re a very skilled blogger.
    I’ve joined your feed and look forward to
    seeking more of your magnificent post. Also, I’ve shared your web site
    in my social networks!

  21. My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was totally right.
    This post actually made my day. You can not imagine simply how
    much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  22. Hi there, this weekend is pleasant designed for me, as
    this occasion i am reading this impressive
    informative paragraph here at my residence.

  23. Very good article. I’m going through some of these issues as well..

  24. Hey! I know this is kinda off topic nevertheless
    I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or
    maybe guest writing a blog post or vice-versa? My site addresses a
    lot of the same topics as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other.

    If you are interested feel free to send me an e-mail.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Superb blog by the way!

  25. It is in point of fact a great and useful piece of info.

    I’m glad that you just shared this useful information with us.
    Please stay us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  26. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.

    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your
    blog and I look forward to your new updates.

  27. Every weekend i used to go to see this web site, for the reason that i wish for enjoyment, as this this web
    page conations truly good funny material too.

  28. Greetings from Florida! I’m bored to tears at work so I decided to browse your site
    on my iphone during lunch break. I love the knowledge
    you present here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home.

    I’m amazed at how quick your blog loaded on my cell phone ..

    I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways,
    excellent site!

  29. Hello, I enjoy reading all of your article. I like to write a little comment to support you.

  30. Thanks for another excellent article. Where else could
    anybody get that kind of info in such a perfect way of writing?

    I’ve a presentation subsequent week, and I am on the search for such info.

  31. whoah this weblog is fantastic i like reading your articles.
    Keep up the good work! You recognize, a lot of people are searching
    round for this info, you could aid them greatly.

  32. Every weekend i used to go to see this web site, as i wish for enjoyment,
    for the reason that this this web site conations really nice funny data
    too.

  33. Thank you for the good writeup. It in truth was a entertainment account it.
    Glance complicated to more brought agreeable from you!

    However, how could we communicate?

  34. Hello just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your article seem to be running off the screen in Firefox.
    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you know.
    The design and style look great though! Hope you get the problem solved
    soon. Many thanks

  35. Truly no matter if someone doesn’t be aware of after that its up to other viewers that they will assist, so here it takes place.

  36. I believe everything composed made a bunch of sense.
    However, think on this, suppose you were to create
    a awesome title? I am not suggesting your information isn’t solid, however what if you added something to possibly grab folk’s attention? I
    mean 2017 – A recap – renadeer is kinda vanilla. You could
    peek at Yahoo’s front page and note how they create article titles to grab viewers to open the links.
    You might add a video or a pic or two to grab
    people excited about what you’ve written. In my opinion, it could bring
    your blog a little bit more interesting.

  37. Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and
    I’m impressed! Extremely useful info particularly the last part 🙂 I care for such info much.
    I was seeking this particular info for a long time.
    Thank you and good luck.

  38. Woah! I’m really enjoying the template/theme of this website.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get
    that “perfect balance” between superb usability and visual appearance.
    I must say you’ve done a great job with this. Also, the blog loads
    extremely fast for me on Safari. Exceptional Blog!

  39. I absolutely love your blog and find many of your
    post’s to be just what I’m looking for. Do you offer guest
    writers to write content in your case? I wouldn’t mind writing a post or elaborating on a few of the subjects you write with regards to here.
    Again, awesome web site!

Leave a Reply