"Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book." - Stéphane Mallarmé
What a year it’s been. It was my first full year as a stay-at-home mom, raising a 2-year old while carving out a writing career. On the health front, I received two autoimmune diagnoses that led to major lifestyle changes following three months of nausea. Goodbye gluten, soy, caffeine and refined sugar! Corn, dairy, peanuts and honey, you’re next! With a vegetarian husband, a no-veggie phase for the kiddo, a home-cooked diet for the dog, and an elimination diet for me (3 weeks of only meat, veggies and fruit), my writing time was periodically consumed by kitchen experimentation. And in the midst of it all, my beloved dog of six years died. His name was Tucker, which was one of my daughter’s first words. He should have lived to see her turn ten.
Despite the lows, and let’s not even get started on politics, 2016 felt BIG and productive! Check out my 2016 writing achievements and 2017 goals. I expect this year to bring more self-awareness, personal growth and major momentum in my writing career. Let’s do this 2017!
2016 WRITING Achievements
2017 Writing Goals
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