Thank goodness it’s December 31st. Can I get an ‘Amen’?
While there have been some significant lows in 2016, I’m thankful for the joy and growth that I’ve experienced. Here are a few noteworthy moments from my year.
Visiting Washington D.C. Most powerful moment: Holocaust Museum
Volunteering at the Cubs Convention.
Mardi Gras in St. Louis.
Girls Weekend to Galena, IL. Favorite stop: Potosi Brewing Company in Potosi, WI.
Raising $276,64.11 FTK with MizzouThon.
Spring Break in Ireland. Favorite city: Galway.
Peak Tour Guide season. Favorite tours: 5th graders, hands down.
Formal in Memphis, TN.
May (aka The Month of Lasts).
Graduation and all the lasts that come with senior year.
Bruising my tailbone on my brother’s boat. Ow.
Running my 5th half marathon (North Shore Classic) with aforementioned bruised tailbone. But still crushing my PR by 12 minutes.
Starting my first post-grad job.
4th of July trip to Austin, TX. Favorite food: Torchy’s Tacos.
Family reunion in San Francisco. Best part: girl time with my mom.
Fracturing my elbow in a bike accident. Thankful for a speedy recovery!
Bruce Springsteen concert. Best part: going with my dad.
Mizzou Homecoming. Best part: all my favorite people in one place.
THE CUBS WINNING THE WORLD SERIES.
Celebrating the life of an extraordinary woman and great-grandmother.
Getting to know these fabulous women.
2016 in numbers.
4,353,976 steps recorded on my FitBit.
22,384 miles traveled.
423.7 miles ran & biked (that’s the equivalent of me running & biking to Ontario, Canada- the part of the province by Detroit).
12 states visited.
7 professional sports games attended.
4 good cries at MizzouThon.
2 serious injuries.
1 international trip.
1 new instrument.
That’s a wrap!
Thank you for reading this little blog of mine. It’s been a joy to write and create this site, and I truly thank you for supporting my journey!
Happy New Year! See you in 2017.