As I sit here reflecting on 2016 it's crazy to think how one decision on January 1, 2016 lead me on a year of many lows and the biggest high of my life.
I went into 2016 with zero expectations or resolutions, I tend to not have any resolutions because I never keep them. But I woke up hungover on New Years day, like deathly hungover, nothing seemed to cure it, not even Instant Ramen. Anyways I looked to Timmy and said "Should we just make a baby now. I am sick of being hungover. What are we waiting for?" Timmy was slightly hesitant, but after a little bit more convincing he agreed. I am pretty sure we made Rye that day. In a blink of an eye, we changed the course of how our year would go.
This journey led me to leave New York City, move to Portland, have depression, get a job that wasn't a good fit, have more depression, building my blog, having Thomas Rye and then my heart became full and everything made sense again.
Within this journey I learned a lot about myself, the good and the bad. My compulsive ways have changed me into a thoughtful thinker. My fast paced tendencies have made me slow down and think over my decisions before making them. I am able to set my phone down and really live in the moment with Rye and Timmy. Creating our family is something I didn't know I needed it as much as I did.
As hard as 2016 was I gained tremendous perspective. I am ready so say goodbye to 2016 and looking forward to what 2017 has in store for me.
Goals for 2017
Lose those 10 extra pounds from pregnancy
Build Rye and Butter into something more than a Blog
Get the fuck out of Portland
Keep being the best mother I can to Rye