The Noughties

I am writing this from the plane currently taking us to the US. I hate flying for a plethora of reasons; the current one being absolute boredom. I never sleep whilst flying, not for lack of want or need, but I truly can’t no matter how tired I am.

Anyway, this month marks the end of a decade and I just want to take this opportunity to look back at everything that has happened to/for me over the past 10 years.

My dad went to work in Japan, forcing me to grow up and fend for myself for the first time. I met my ex, which led me to meeting my husband. I got my Associates degree. I learned that working is a sucky way to spend the majority of your life, but unfortunately I have to and I was incredibly lucky to find a job with some of the best people I’ve ever met in my life. I moved to the UK. I faced pretty much every fear and insecurity I had during my move and integration into British life. I married the best man in the world. I have created opportunities for myself to do something close to what I love at work. I battled with myself and asked for help with my weight. I became strong, more independent than I was comfortable with and more outgoing. I changed my hair colour. I turned 30.

Other than the obvious changes you can see, feel, etc, I battled the most with myself. My attitude is totally different now and I am truly a completely different person than I was 10 years, 5 years and even 1 year ago. My transformation this past decade has brought me closer to the woman I want to be and my life is definately moving in the right direction.

I am so blessed to have everything I do and am thankful for everything I have been able to experience and look forward to the next 10 years and where it will take me.

Happy New Year 🙂