2016; Zahra's Look Back

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

I can't believe we are already at the end of 2016. Time just flew by this year, okay let's be honest we say this every year around this time or at least I do. While sitting down to write this I thought, 2016 sucked I did nothing. Then my helpful friends started making a list and it really got me thinking about how I don't live in the moment or really keep the significant moments in my life at the top of my mind. Here is my list of highlights provided curtosey of me and my helpful friends.  
Promotions. I have finally moved forward in my career this year, well maybe not forward but I definitely got a promotion and moved into a new position. It's not exactly what I thought I would be doing, but so far I love it. It's challenging and new. 

Birthdays. We celebrated my nieces 1st birthday, which for some reason in my culture is a big deal. It's planned kind of like a wedding, a huge spectacle but so fun. I also celebrated one of my Bestie's 30th birthday and that is also a milestone birthday and a big deal, only took 30 years but we finally pulled off a surprise (I didn't ruin it for once).

Anniversaries. So the BF and I made it to 3 years, I suppose that's a milestone. Like yay, we didn't kill each other! I still love you and would like to spend all of my time with you. I think that part of our relationship is the best, we still love spending time together even if it's just sitting on the couch watching TV.

Being a Homeowner. I bought a condo, and let me tell you being a grown up and doing grown up things is hard and very stressful. But so rewarding, I feel a sense of accomplishment and now I have an investment for my future.


Cuba. This was my first trip with the BF where we went on a plane, he has never been anywhere outside North America so this was a big deal for him. This was a milestone for our relationship in that we have never been on a trip like that. A lot of things went wrong but we survived and are still together. We learned a lot about each other and our relationship. I can't wait for our next trip.

How was your 2016? What are your milestones?