I feel like so much has happened, yet nothing has happened at all. I’m still in the process of recovering from a bad cold and trying to move out of my old place, and work has gone from busy to hectic to now, stressful and challenging. My birthday weekend was nothing short of fantastic thanks to my friends and family, and to be honest I’m a little sad its over now.

I feel like 25 has been such an insane and great year. I did so much I never thought I’d do. Vegas. Photography for real. Art show. Positivity. Working out. Pushing myself outside my comfort zones.

Everyone who knows me has seen a change in how and who I am, and this was the first year I’ve finally felt like I’m coming into my own and really learning how to be just Valerie. Of course I say this every year because every year since about 20 I’ve grown so much and its a brand new self-discovery everytime! But that’s life, right?

I’ve been at that point where I know what I want out of life and am trying to figure out how to get there, for a while now, about a year. Maybe in my ripe old age of 26 I will finally figure out the logistics of it all because I’m getting bored being stagnant and I’m starting to feel the urge to get the ball rolling on some serious long-term travel…also known as my life dreams.

When I really think about it, I like birthdays. I always feel like I’m on the cusp of something important. Change. I guess I also dislike them for the same reason. Change = Uncertanty… which for me means fear. I’ve been pretty brave this year and I hope to keep the trend up.

I also hope to get the internet back soon…because I’ve been without it or my computer for 2 weeks now and I’m dying. I’ve been wanting to blog and doing it via mobile app is a pain, for the record. So I promise I’m not ignoring you all, I’ve just been slacking on calling up comcast and setting it all up. :)

See you soon, guys.