My Year of Firsts!

Woke up to the realisation that today marks one year of being single for me!

Life has been absolutely unpredictable, and I have kept my seatbelt on for the ride! Here are some of my firsts:

Learned to live alone 🀟🏽

Wept so much my soul ached and my bones hurt 🎭

Improved my running pace to under 6mins πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Learned to love living alone πŸ€ŸπŸ½πŸ’“

Slept alone in my humongous bed πŸ›

Did my first IKEA assembly, that’s still going strong πŸ’ͺ

Learned to love sleeping alone in my humongous bed πŸ›Œ

Decided to have meaningless sex with 10 men within a year πŸ€ͺπŸ™Š

Ran so much I got plantar fasciitis 🦢

Learned to use a spannerπŸ”§

Dipped my toes into the murky water that is online dating 🍷

Learnt to be okay with being absolutely alone πŸ™…πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Started writing a blog✍️

Asked a guy out for coffee πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Survived my Christmas Day without family πŸŽ„

Went on a few coffee dates β˜•οΈ

Did not have any sex, meaningless or otherwise for the whole year πŸ™†πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ˜…

Learned to love myself without prejudice ❀️

Found compassion in places I never thought I would πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘«

Accepted that I am wired to nurture πŸ’•

Thought I had learnt to love living alone, but the journey has just started βž°πŸ‘£

Learned to accept failure and heartache (again)! πŸ˜πŸ™„

Learned to laugh at myself πŸ˜‚

Discovered the power of speaking my mind πŸ“‘

Learned that vulnerability is my strength πŸ¦ΉπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Learned that I can control nothing but my reactions β˜”οΈ

Hurt my knee & broke my own heart πŸ’”πŸ©Ή

Learning to roll with life, because it never goes to plan anyway πŸŒͺ 🀘🏽

Published by Runningmum

I am still trying to work out what I am about, this blog is my journey!

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