Looking Back on 2011

If I had to label 2011, I would call it “the year of change.” Looking back, I can’t believe how much my life changed in 2011. Change has never been my strong suit- but because of it, I know I’ve learned a lot, and I’d like to think that I’ve become a stronger person. As 2012 nears, I thought I’d take the time to reflect upon what happened in 2011:

- I entered my last semester of college.

- I snagged an internship at an online health and fitness magazine.

- I graduated from college.

- I watched my sister graduate from high school.

- I said goodbye to my grandpa.

- I had my first surgery.

- I survived two months of unemployment after college graduation.

- I turned 23.

- I began my first “big girl” job.

- I played the part of bridesmaid, twice.

- I talked about my engagement and wedding fever more than once on the blog..and then in November, I got engaged!

- I attended my first company Christmas party at my “big girl” job.

- I bought my wedding dress.

And, I captured all of those memories on this very blog. I am so thankful to be a part of the blogging community, grateful to have a place where I can reflect. It’s my outlet, my hobby, my home away from home, and I hope to get even more involved with it in the coming year.

I can only hope that 2012 is full of fun, laughter, and even more wonderful, new beginnings. Have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve!

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2 Responses to Looking Back on 2011

  1. Sounds like it has been a great year! Can’t wait to read more about your wedding planning in the months to come!

  2. big year! and next year will bring even more exciting things for you!!!

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