What did you accomplish in 2007?

United States
December 31, 2007 3:22am CST
Now that 2007 has less than 24 hours left in it, take a second to reflect. Now, what did you accomplish in 2007? What 2007 accomplishment are you most proud of? In 2007 I... - Moved for the 35th time in my life! - Discovered working at home and online and made some good money by writing, which is one of my major passions. - Gave up sugar for the sake of my newly diabetic mom and learned to cook with Splenda (and my tummy feels so much better.. yay!). - Discovered the wonders that apple juice does for my asthma! - Started to live Greener and as my 1st Green act stopped dying my hair and discovered my first whites but still didn't go back to dying. - Met amazing friends on myLot!!! - Became queen of the coupons and all things frugle, lol. What I'm proudest of is... - I forgave (in my heart not face-to-face as I don't really know him) the man that violently raped me the year before and took steps to heal my life. - I let go of an 8 yr toxic romantic relationship that had been on/off and came out of it with tons of respect for myself and managed to still believe in love.
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• Australia
31 Dec 07
Wow, so many accomplishments! I hope that you're proud of yourself. My accomplishments are as follows: Had my first piece of writing published (and second and third). Moved halfway around the world to teach English to non-native English speaking students. Restarted a relationship with the person I love, only to realise that if they don't care about you with the same amount of depth, the relationship can't go anywhere. Realised that I was stronger than I thought, and have managed to spend 11 months away from friends, family and all that is familiar without breaking down into a blubbering mess. I haven't made any resolutions for 2008, and I don't plan to. All I hope to do is continue to live my life as I want, become less submissive and go after the things I need to help complete me and continue travelling, both in the physical sense, and emotionally.
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• United States
31 Dec 07
Thanks and so should you! That's great that you're teaching children in another country English, that's something that will take them far later in life as it's a language that's spoken all over the world. You're changing lives! I'm not making any resolutions either.
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@alamode (3073)
• United States
31 Dec 07
Oh, my friend! I am SO proud of you!! Those are major changes, and to face them all in a single year and accomplish so much is amazing! I'm stunned! I won't list mine for 2007, other than curing my migraines, because mine are coming in the next glorious year... the best thing for me in '07 was coming here, as well... such wonderful, uplifting people! It's sure changing me, just knowing how many of us are in this together, and how much we all care! To be continued...!!!
• United States
31 Dec 07
Aww thanks, that means a ton. It's kinda ironic because at the start of 2007 I was shouting from the roof tops that it was going to be my year and I just knew it would be. It ended up being the most rollercoaster year ever but I did learn a lot and it changed me (for the better I hope, lol). Curing your migraines is huge, how did you do it? I would give a fortune to be able to do that. I can just imagine all the time it freed up for you too because migraines can knock you out for days. I'm glad you were able to do that for yourself.
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@alamode (3073)
• United States
31 Dec 07
Its those B's again... I take a B-2 (riboflavin) tablet and a magnesium tablet, and a super B-complex every day... sounds too easy, doesn't it? Took 3 weeks to get results, and you HAVE to take them every day, but I figured out it will cost about $40 a year buying them online at puritanspride! Week before last, I forgot to take them for 3 days in the rush to get things done for Christmas... and I got slammed with the headache from heII! Now they are in with my pain meds so I won't ever forget again!
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• United States
31 Dec 07
Wow that's so cool. I hate migraines and how sensative they are and so easy to trigger and they always take me out for 3 days. Lately they're hormonal too so I get 3 a month, everytime there's a rise or drop in my hormones. I know my multivitamin had a lot of the B's and a bunch of other stuff it's that nature's (something) that made for women for "body, mind and soul" and has extra doses of a lot of stuff. I'll have to look at the label again.
@GardenGerty (95779)
• Marion, Kansas
31 Dec 07
This year I began taking care of some debts that are haunting me. I am not out of the woods yet, but can see myself getting there. I found a second job that is just right for me. It is easier to work two jobs, and pay bills, than it is to stay home and worry. I did more cleaning than I have in years. I made lots of new friends on myLot, and found some other paying sites. Nothing like what you have done, yet, but I just might get there. I am glad Splenda works for you ladies. I am told that it is not good for some diabetics. Like everything else, we are all individuals. I use splenda in some things. I had a great niece with asthma living with me. I read at the time that apples and apple juice were both very beneficial. I have an asthmatic friend who is getting good benefit from a salt lamp she bought at the fair. I stopped dying my hair as well. It looks professionally streaked, LOL. Either that or I am cousin to a skunk. You have accomplished a lot this year, be proud of yourself. I am looking forward to hearing more from you in the New Year.
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