There are so many ways to recap This Year. I could do it by seasons. I could do it by months. I could do it by Important Events. Photos. Drawings. Music.
I did a rather nice Life ReCap
in October. It's long and intense.
Here's a bullet-point wrap-up because I need to shower for The Party of the Year.Got locked out of my apartment in January (- 3)
Started seeing Therapist #1 (+5)
Painfully ended a painful friendship with a non-boyfriend over a six week period (-20)
Moved out of my apartment and into the House in February (+2)
Met Annie in February (+20)
In March, painted a living room and helped redecorate the house of the Campus Crusade campus director and his family as a Surprise and Gift for their new baby.
Flew to Jaw-juh to meet my best friend/sister Ashleigh (+20)
Got trapped in a recording studio for 18 hours while Ashleigh and her gospel group tried miserably to record their album (-8)
Cut myself for the fourth, fifth and sixth time in April (-30)
Started seeing Therapist #2 (+8)
Completed a 100-page research project on Stem Cell Research for InfoHell (+10). Received a B+ on it (additional +5). Interviewed Dr. Doug Melton in My Shortest Interview Ever (additional +5)
Cried hysterically at the Senior Graduation Dessert in June (-5)
Got a job at McDonalds in July (-5)
Saw the fireworks display at Fort Vancouver, Vancouver, WA. (+5)
Started Lemonade Life (+20)
Stayed with my friend Kristen, her husband and 2 kids (daughter has diabetes) in Sisters, OR in July (+5). Watched my six-month old pump spew out dozens of units of Humalog as it chokes and dies (-15).
Kissed my Teenage Years good-bye (::blows kiss::) and entered the land of Twenty-somethings in August (zero points)
Landed an A1C score of 7.8 in August - my lowest A1C since graduating high school (+10)
Quit McDonalds in September (+5)
Flew to California in September:
- saw my grandma (+5)
- saw Gary (+5)
- went to the CWD conference for almost free (+10)
- got my nose pierced (+8 for hotness, -5 for pain)
- went to Inland Invasion (+20 for hotness, -10 for fight with friend)
My Baby (Teen Talk)closes in September, when Diabetes Portal, Inc. shuts down (-580)
Started volunteering at Edison Elementry school (+6)
Saw The Lion King on Broadway for my parent's joint birthday bash (+15)
Wore my ballerina get-up to work on Halloween (+4) Saw my friend Andy as a giant banana (+8)
National D-Blog Day:
- wrote a memorial for Dr. Hansen (+27)
- Missed Dr. Hansen a lot (-20)
- started the O.C. Official Website (+ 50)
Thanksgiving with my Family and Friends (+20)
Nickel Creek and Andrew Bird in Concert! (+ 15)
Having a low for 2 hours and getting a stomach cramp from drinking too much soda and eating M & Ms (-15)
Scored an A1C of 7.3 - my lowest since my freshman year in high school (+15)
CANDY HOUSES (+20)
Christmas! (+ 50)
Total: I'm pretty sure it's positive
Resolutions for 2006:Be Happy
Expect lots of Lemonade. And maybe some Strawberry Lemonade and Lemon Meringue Pies while I'm at it.
Hope you all have a safe, happy and lemonade-y 2006!