As the clocks struck at midnight and we joined hands to sing Auld Lang Syne, I took a moment to reflect on my year.
2017 was a year of highs and lows for me but mainly lows. It was an eye opener which helped me to look at the world differently.
It was the year I learnt that I have to value my loved ones everyday and not leave apologies and making up until the next time.
It was the year that I lost my father shortly after he had just come back into our lives.
It was the year that my only son turned 21 and started to make real decisions about what he wanted to do with his life.
It was the year that I learnt who my real friends are and that I do not need that many people in my life.
It was the year that I learned the power of ‘No’, and that it was okay to put myself first for a change and not lose sleep over it.
It was my last year in my 30’s and I look forward to turning 40 in May.
I had spent the last few days of 2017 saying I cant wait for this year to end, but I woke up today feeling the same as everyday.
I know that I can not magic away the negative events that happened in 2017 but I can choose to leave some things behind and try to continue looking forward not backward.
I just want to thank all my friends and family that were with me through my trying times for all their support and patience.
May 2018 bring you all that you wish for and more.
Lots of love,