It's New Years Eve tomorrow! I've been thinking a lot about this as a fresh start for me. Not only is it a new year, but a whole new decade. Wow! It seems like just yesterday we were all worried about Y2K with the year 2000. I can't believe it's already 2010.
It's amazing all that has happened in my life in this past decade. So, so much.
-Y2K worries. What a joke, lol.
-My parents divorced after 20 years of marriage.
-My parents remarried, after 3 months of divorce.
-Went tanning and got acrylic nails for the first time.
-September 11th, of course.
-Finally got en pointe in ballet!
-Parents re-divorced after 3 additional months of marriage.
-Got my first summer job at a snow cone shack. Made $5.75 an hour.
-Met M that summer. Our first kiss in the fall.
-M broke up with me New Years Day, before he left for the Navy.
-Summer in Chicago for ballet. Saw M there.
-Went blonde. Fell in love with high end salon product (Bumble and bumble).
-Made Madrigal choir in school.
-Was in the school play, Footloose.
-Got drivers license.Drove my dad's Jeep Wrangler.
-Worked at a tanning salon.
-Quit ballet to work. Big mistake.
-Was in the school play, Les Miserables as Whore #2 (LOL).
-Found out M was married. Called his parents to confirm.
-Daddy made me give up the Jeep and drive a Toyota Echo, to save on insurance. I was devastated.
-College classes. Only 2 of my classes were at the high school.
-Graduated 6 months early.
-Decided I was done with academics, wanted to go to hair school.
-Really horrible boyfriend, T. Bad influence. Dated for 8 months. Broke up and moved back to hometown.
-Decided I really did want to go to college.
-Internship at Disney. Had the time of my life.
-M MySpaces me and tells me he's getting divorced. We get back together.
-Left Disney. Huge mistake.
-Lived with M while we were engaged. Another huge mistake.
-M cheated with WS (Whore Sister). Found out on my birthday.
-Got married. Hugest mistake yet.
-Got pregnant, had a miscarriage at 6 weeks over Mother's Day Weekend.
-Got pregnant again next cycle.
-Carried B to 26 weeks.
-Move to east coast.
-Preterm labor en route to east coast. Lost B.
-Lived on east coast. Didn't know anyone.
-Got pregnant with E, quit job.
-6 weeks of hospital bed rest
-E born at 29 weeks! Best thing that's ever happened to me!
-6 weeks in NICU.
-Brought E home.
-Found out about M's affair.
-Moved back home.
-B's first birthday and angelversary.
Whew! It's been a crazy busy, TOUGH decade!! Here's hoping that the next year, and the next decade holds a little less tragedy and a little more joy; a few less mistakes and a lot more triumphs.
Next post: Goals for 2010 and the decade 2010-2019!