2018 has passed and left me with…contentedness. It was a year of full-time working and attempting to be an adult, but mostly failing and falling in every sense. I developed an allergy that I never had before. I wish I had traveled more, I wish I would have listened to my body more and I wish I would not have listened to my heart that much. But that doesn’t mean I did not learn a lot. I worked out harder than I have in years, I was more social, stepped out of my comfort zone and met a lot of new cool people. I lost myself at one point and made a short trip to my happy place to re-center myself, and in the end I am content. I am not my happiest, but I am okay.
Puppies adopted – 1 (a real special one)
Books read – 5:
“Turtles All The Way Down” – John Green
“So Much I Want to Tell You: Letters to My Little Sister” – Anna Akana
“An Abundance of Katherines” – John Green
“Why We Sleep” – Matthew Walker (for some magical reason I started sleeping way more after listening/reading this.)
“Will Grayson, Will Grayson” – John Green
Extreme runs participated in – 6
Rocktoriins co-hosted – 5
Times performed in public with uke – 2
Duolingo courses mastered – 1
Running distance logged on Runkeeper – 188km
Trips abroad taken – 2 (Belgium/France/The Netherlands & Germany/Luxembourg)
Music festivals attended – 1
Concerts attended – 5
Minutes listening to music on Spotify – 99 385
Photoshoots done – 15
Videos edited – 32
Funerals attended – 2
Antibiotics taken ~ 20, Xanax taken ~ 8, Hair supplements taken ~ 150, Allergy pills taken ~ 240
Times I wanted to quit my job – a dozen
Silly photos taken with sis – uncountable
New friends made – a lot!
Good times had – tons!
PS! I’m sorry if I have been spaced out, disconnected or distant this year. I have no excuses except for the facts that it has been a rough year (which is my own fault in a way) and that mental illnesses are illnesses too and they come and go in waves. Here’s to a better 2019!
2018 in Tumblr images: