Everywhere you read, 2016 was a bad year for many people. Celebrity deaths, elections with bad outcomes, unusual weather…it is definitely a year people love to hate. I happen to agree, as 2016 wasn’t my year either. Losing my job caused my depression to come back, mixed with some horrible anxiety and panic attacks. I ended my summer with an epic ankle sprain that is still giving me problems. Even as things improved the second half of the year, there was a lot of disappointments, difficulties and stress. These last few months have been pretty stable, but I find it more comforting to call the whole year a wash and just keep looking to 2017. It really can’t come fast enough.
But before I say goodbye (or good riddance), I thought it might be a good idea to reflect on my makes from the past year. At first I was afraid this might be a waste of time since it feels like I got nothing accomplished this year. At least not as much as I wanted to. But looking back at all the projects I did complete, I noticed that I did actually get more done than I thought. So here is a look back on some of the most impactful projects of the year.
Greatest Sense of Accomplishment: Fleece Vest
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