I dunno about you guys, but my 2016 has been weird. Plenty of good things have happened, but so too have plenty of not-so-good things. Here is a quick summary of my 2016 so far, listed in no particular order:
A few days before my husband inexplicably quit his job, I had placed an order with the Blizzard Gear store. My ‘mission’ was to get my son the Starcraft Void Probe plush he wanted for his birthday, but I couldn’t resist adding a few extras to the shopping cart. Our little bundle of goodness arrived today, and included in it was this Heroes of the Storm Hacci Top by We Love Fine:
I’m alive! March was absolutely off the hook. My 30th was on March 1 but I very nearly didn’t make it, after we had a car accident on a deserted highway at 4am. It’s a miracle that the car didn’t flip and no-one was hurt. However, the car is a write-off and we’re down to one vehicle while we wait for insurance to come in.
Now, usually only having one car wouldn’t be too much of an issue, except something even more insane happened. I got a job, you guys. Like a real, adult job working in the Communications Department at the local council. It’s been a wonderful experience so far, but it has been a massive adjustment for our whole family.
However, this post is not about boring RL stuff, this post is about video games! More specifically, the ones that we were loving in our house during March:
Reading back on my resolutions for 2015, I actually feel really proud of myself. Not because I smashed all of my goals out of the park (I’m pretty sure I failed them all) but because 2015 ended up looking much different than I thought it was going to.
It’s for that reason alone that I’m going to write some resolutions down for 2016. Now I can look back on this post at the start of 2017 and then laugh and laugh and laugh about how I thought the year would look!
I wrote a while back now that I was getting serious about losing weight. Well, the meal planner may have failed after about a week, but my efforts to improve my fitness have been slowly gaining traction. In fact, I went for a walk/jog four times this week, and did over 20 kilometres, which for me, is a really big deal!
Unfortunately, the weekend then comes along and I get gluttonous and lazy, effectively undoing any progress I’ve made during the week. So, I have goals now! Basically, I’m going to spend a bit of time looking at amazingly pretty things that SO would not look good on me as I am right now and let myself pick an item when I reach certain milestones.
A little while ago I read this fantastic post by Nerd Burger that talks about turning 30. In it, Cazz mentions that she is, ‘not what people want her to be’ but she really doesn’t care. It’s reassuring seeing someone who is my age be so confident in her decisions, especially when I myself only have a few months left in my 20’s and seem to constantly feel the pull over what I want to be doing with my life versus what I *should* be doing with it.