Well, well, well what a year it’s been. I feel like I’ve been thrown right in the deep end in the past 12 months of the good, the bad and the ugly!
The year started off a little bumpy…
I was sick with a mystery illness that had been going a few weeks already
I was focused on weight loss…
But took charge of my future, getting another implant!
I started to think, and panic, a lot, about jobs and graduation and got rejected.
I started Sunday Seven!
I embraced Feminism
I fell in love with Deadpool
I tried to appreciate things in tough times and combatted stress.
I took part in my last ever Reading and Enrichment Week at uni!
A not so nice trip to the hospital, laying in a short stay ward.
I was shortlisted for another KU Talent Award
I got honest about how anxiety affects my social life
My Dissertation Got Real
I was invited to Brighton to speak on a conference panel!
I admitted I got a little jealous at the gym…
I got my diagnosis
I was concerned about my future…
And I really struggled towards the end.
I handed in my Dissertation though! And the rest of my assignments.
I started seriously job hunting, and wondered what to do.
I saw Busted again
I celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week on my website
I went to May Comicon and dressed up for the first time!
I was offered my first full-time job.
I carried on fighting with my body.
I voted in the EU Referendum…and was horribly disappointed with the result.
No People Club struck a match and released our EP.
I got a new Car!
We moved out of our Kingston flat, which was so, so difficult.
We played the main stage of Basingstoke Live, a goal of mine for almost 10 years!
I celebrated Star Wars in style!
I waited until midnight for Harry Potter with my Mum and best friend
I thought about my future
I talked about why I wasn’t studying a postgrad
I turned 22
I let go
I welcomed a certain little man
I spoke honestly about mental health waitlists, diagnosis and living with chronic pain
I decided to go Cruelty free!
Another October, another comic-con
We lost Noodle
I read 100 books
I quit my job
I wrote an open letter to those who didn’t vote Trump
I started a new job!
I got in the Christmas spirit at Winchester Christmas market
I finally got some good news about my spine
Fantastic Beasts came out, and it was beautiful
I met Carrie Fisher, before we tragically lost her
I celebrated my first month in my new job
Rogue One was incredible
I shared my top 10 books of 2016
Who knows what 2017 is going to bring, I just hope it’s a good one.