is it me, or does time seem to be going faster and faster these days?! yeesh. i have greatly enjoyed reading the recaps on some of your blogs, so i thought it would be fun to do one for this year! a SHUbox highlight reel of sorts . . .
✰ 1.1 2010 begins! with a slew of resolutions and a planner i didn't end up using. it was certainly nice to look at, though.
✰ 1.3 the SHU box is born (and lostandallalone/ghost world is no more).
✰ 1.17 niece #3 maelie was born, AND i get to meet ciaran for the first time! definitely a noteworthy day.
✰ 2.21 a winter slump, interrupted by a night with two of my favorite bloggers!
✰ 3.9 i become a real healthy lifestyle blogger for a week, documenting every mouthful. an interesting experience!
✰ 3.18 i survive my senior talk on growth hormone
✰ 3.20 + 3.27 tobacco road half and my first (and only) sub-23 5K.
✰ 4.2 i read (and get excited about) the happiness project and have an ecstatic fit when gretchen rubin comments on (and then graciously links to!) my blog.
✰ 4.23 blog house party v. 1.0 was a success! (recently, #2 was lots of fun as well).
✰ 4.29 we finally get the news we had been stressing about for months: josh was offered a spot at duke for a vascular surgery fellowship beginning in 2011!
✰ 4.30 boston trip! emily's bachelorette was celebrated in style.
✰ 5.16 and 5.31 two memorable weddings! congratulations again, emily/andrew + melissa/noah!
✰ 6.1 relaxing in exotic st. maarten. we had fun once we got over the culture shock!
✰ 6.15 i open up about our desire for a baby (and recently, i elaborate some more). while i did not get pregnant in '10, i have high hopes for 2011!
✰ 7.1 i finished residency in pediatrics and started my fellowship in pediatric endocrinology. DEFINITELY a welcomed transition!
✰ 8.12-14 HLS getaway in chicago -- so much fun!
this year was extra special because i got to be part of one of the presentations, with kath + morgan.
[you can still watch it online here]
✰ 8.21 homemade 1 (or 2) mile race.
✰ 9.5 my parents visited, and we all hiked (and ate) our way around the triangle.
✰ 9.15 you all blew me away by coming out of the woodwork to introduce yourselves one lovely morning!
✰ 9.20 i finally find the pen of my dreams. (what, the little things are important, too!)
✰ 10.3 a much-appreciated little couples escape to wilmington, just because.
✰ 10.15 another influential book inspires a 5-day media cleanse.
✰ 10.17 kentucky wedding -- arriving back the night before the pediatrics boards! (i'm happy to report that this scheme did not backfire -- i passed!)
✰ 10.24 cville celebration! it's not every weekend that i get to run a 10K and sip wine with some of my best blends.
✰ 11.24 thanksgiving week in philadelphia AND miami.
✰ 12.7 giant, stress-inducing grant project -- submitted!