I will always remember 2018 as the year I struggled and survived. It was a pretty amazing year because of all the lessons I learned, and I am amazed and awed at how I thrived through what could possibly be the most challenging year so far.
I met the worst and best versions of myself last year, and I am thankful to the people who stayed despite everything. I am not sure how my loved ones put up with it.
It was a wake up call early last year that helped me get my shit together. It didn’t happen immediately and most probably not that apparent that I went through changes. Sometimes, it’s still a struggle to keep my focus and motivation, and I have to constantly remind myself that all this is not for naught.
Looking back, a lot of things that happened last year didn’t to make it to my blog. Well, I didn’t really blog much so most of the things I did, saw, experienced, felt, and witnessed didn’t really make it here. I’m hoping my yearly roundup would be enough reminder that 2018 was a difficult year, but definitely still a good one.
When I was trying to write this post earlier this year, I had the sudden motivation to unearth the boxes under my bed. It was embarrassing to read my old diary entries. However, it was also enlightening to see how much I have grown but also how little I have changed. I still have ugly handwriting, and I still like KPOP. I still have too many feelings, and I still resort to writing to express my thoughts and emotions. [Read more…]