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2012: Looking Back

2012 was a crazy year for me. I have a completely different life from January 2012. Sometimes I can’t wrap my head around how I use to live and how I thought I was content with my life. I think people call it settling. Well, I am 100x happier now and I can’t imagine my life any other way.

Hilights. Lowlights. Looking back at the year that was 2012:

–Started Project 365
–Learned the hard way about dehydration and wound up in the hospital for a day
–Found running again
–Ended a 2.5 year relationship
–Quit my job at Walmart
–Moved back in with my parents
–Started work at Independent Printing
–Ran the Cellcom Half Marathon
–Reconnected with MANY old friends
–Amazing family vacation up north
–Watched so much of the Olympics
–Met and started dating Ryan
–Got a new car!
–Went back to school/completed my first semester with a 3.77 GPA!
–Ran the Fox Cities Marathon!
–Started an Internship
–Visited a new state: Iowa!

This was a year of lots of changes and lots of accomplishments. Some changes were scary, as most changes are, but they were all necessary. I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings!

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Project 365: Days 209-212

The last photos from July! July just flew by! Exclamation points galore! πŸ™‚

Days 209-212

July 28

My sister and I ran in the Packer’s 5k!

July 29

We spent all day together on Sunday watching the Olympics.

 

July 30

Pouring rain!

July 31

Watching QVC! After not watching it for 3months!

 

 

 

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Project 365: Days 205-208

What? Oh yeah, I forgot two days. July was really slacking with my photos. It was a pretty busy month, that might have had something to do with it. Excuses, excuses.

Days 205-208

July 24

Crazy busy schedule

July 25

Poop truck

July 26

Penny πŸ™‚

July 27

My uncle’s dog I looked after, Sasha.

 

 

 

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Project 365: Days 191-195

Oh yeah, I also forgot July 9th. I don’t know what was wrong with me! I was a little mad at myself because i had been doing well with remembering.

Days 191-195

July 10

I watched the whole first season of Girls in about two days. It’s amazing.

July 11

Stupid shin!

July 12

Wearing my knee-high compression socks with my capris. Super stylish

July 13

First pedicure!

July 14

Saw a deer at 1000 Islands Nature Center

July 14

1000 Islands

July 14

Sleeping so cute

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Project 365- Days 185, 187-189

I was very forgetful in the beginning of July with taking pictures. I missed July 3rd AND July 5th. Whoops.

Days 185, 187-189

July 4

After the Fox Firecracker 5k.

July 4

Serious sock tan. Please ignore the face that my pinky toe is non-existent

July 4

Penny looking so adorable, as always

July 6

Got behind this piece of machinery on my way to work. I wanted to drive under it.

July 7

SCHOOL SUPPLIES!!!!!

July 8

My beach read for the cottage.

 

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Project 365: Days 180-183

We’re getting into the middle of summer already! Boo! Wisconsin has been a sauna lately, so it definitely feels like summer here! Trying to get out most days and enjoy it.

Days 180-183

June 30

I saw these two hot air balloons when I was driving to my running group

June 30

And then I saw another hot air balloon in Darboy!

June 30

Fox River in DePere

June 30

I was able to hang out with my friends, Tom and Ella this past weekend! We had a fabulous day in the fabulous weather because we ARE fabulous πŸ™‚

June 30

Walking through Voyager Park

July 1

At the Wrightstown Boat landing. My dad, sister, and I went jet skiing!

July 2

My sister’s 17th birthday!!!! Out to dinner at Perkins. My sister and her boyfriend being themselves.

July 2

My sister always makes silly faces in pictures. My mom has learned to just take lots of pictures and hope for a good one.

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Project 365: Days 175-179

These pictures are from the last few days of June! I can’t believe I’ve bee doing this project for 6months already! Some days are easier than others to take photos, but I find myself taking pictures at times when I normally wouldn’t.

Days 175-179

June 24

My grandma with some of the grandchildren.

June 25

Stretching in the park after my run.

June 26

I never really listened to Maroon 5 until about 2 weeks ago, and now I listen to them all the time.

June 27

The Harmony Cafe in Appleton where my running meeting was held.

June 28

My mom braided my hair. Katniss.

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Project 365: Days 167-170

Well, I wasn’t able to fix my memory card, but with the help of a rude Geek Squad member at Best Buy, I was able to get the pictures off my card. So here are the days that I was missing!

Days 167-170

June 16

My sister eating one of the HUGE cupcakes at my cousins birthday.

June 17

My with my aunt and uncles dog at Father’s Day.

June 18

Painted nails!

June 19

Sent this picture to my sister. She LOVES Mustangs.

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Project 365: Day 174-Madison Trip

I went down to Madison on Saturday to visit my friend Tom! It was so much fun. We were able to catch up and he showed me all the exciting sights of the city.

This was the first time I’ve ever driven a really long distance by myself, so that was an adventure. My GPS decided it needed to take me through every little town in Wisconsin. But it was quite scenic.

June 23

I think this is Lake Winnebago, but don’t quote me.

June 23

Then I started going through these little towns and there were so many windmills!

June 23

More windmills

June 23

And more windmills!

We started our adventure by going to the Hilldale Mall, which has a FANTASTIC Target. I wish I would have taken a picture of that. It was awesome. We ate at the Great Dane and the food was super good. The weather was great and we ate outside.
After we ate there, we checked out the West Towne Mall and then headed downtown to State Street.

June 23

We checked out Lake Mendota

June 23

And drank our awesome smoothies from Jamba Juice

June 23

We walked up State Street and ventured up by the capitol

June 23

Bathroom break at the Overture Center

June 23

Meandered back to the lake. People watched. Many weddings were going on. And I sat in one of the BLUE CHAIRS!

After our second lake adventure, we got Gelato. Why have I not discovered this sooner?! It was amazing! I’m not sure which type of frozen dessert is my favorite now: ice cream, Gelato or frozen yogurt. More testing needs to be done πŸ˜›

It was a great day in Madison exploring the city with one of my closest friends. Nothing beats that πŸ™‚

June 23

The drive home.

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Project 365: Days 171-173

Alright, here’s the deal. I did in fact take pictures on days 167-170. However, my memory card from my phone is not working. Boo. So I have no way of getting them. I’m hopefully going to go to Best Buy tomorrow to see if their Geek Squad can fix my card. Sucks, yes. But at least I can save the pictures I take to my phone’s internal memory for now.

Here are days 171-173

June 20

Back to my blonde hair!

June 20

All my Under Armour running tank tops (my favorite)

June 21

New protein mix. Yummy for breakfast!

June 22

Doesn’t everyone lay out their clothes for the next day the night before?

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