Tuesday, April 23, 2013

100th Blog Post / 26th Birthday

I was surprised to see that my 100th blog post was coming up! Granted, I've had this blog for about 4 and a half years, so I really shouldn't be that surprised. I decided to publish this 100th post on my 26th birthday and do a little recap.  
As my 26th approached, I was thinking more and more about life and how far I've come since high school (probably triggered by seeing someone from high school that I hadn't seen since graduation 8 years ago). It got me thinking about a letter I wrote to myself in high school. My english teacher had everyone write a 10 year letter to their future selves, which he would mail out 10 years later. Pretty awesome teacher, huh? I still have a couple years to go, but I'm really curious to see what I wrote. Mostly, I hope my high school self would be proud of where I am today.

Here's where my blog started:

November 2008- I started this blog, mostly as a way to keep in contact with friends and family whom I didn't see as often. I was in college and living with Dearest (then just my boyfriend).
Christmas 2008

March 2009- Dearest and I got engaged. I was months away from finishing college, though he had recently gone back to school (the start of a 5.5 year journey, which we are currently still on).
One of our engagement photos

July 2009College = done! I graduated and started working at the bank. 

*This is where life starts to slow down....*

June 2010- Dearest and I got married.
Wedding Recap
More Wedding Photos

July 2010- I got promoted at work. This is still my current position and I'm really enjoying it.

*Life really slows down here... This is around where Dearest and I picked up running.*

September 2011- Ran my 1st DL 1/2
Disneyland Half Marathon 2011 Recap

September 2012- Ran my 2nd DL 1/2
Disneyland Half Marathon 2012 Recap

March 2013- Training for Dumbo 
Dumbo Double Dare Training Plan

Dearest is still in school, though he is so close to being done. I'm still working at the same place. I supposed I should enjoy the consistency now while I have it. I know within the next 6 months or so, life will be turned upside down. Dearest will be done with school and have a job, I could be leaving my job, we could be moving, etc. As my life motto goes: C'est la vie. :)