I shared a lot of photos in my monthly updates, so I might pick a few things to share and try to focus on somethings I didn't share in those updates that are more towards myself and personal goals. I had a good year but I don't feel like it was very eventful to be honest. Which is totally fine because I'm a laid back homebody anyways!
Back in September we found out that our best friends are going to have a baby! On Christmas they announced that they are having a girl! I'm so so excited for them and their little family!!
Health & Fitness
I also stopped eating meat this year. This has been something I've wanted to do since I was 14 years old. 12 years later I'm happy to say that I've stopped. I tried out a plant based/vegan diet and it was hard. I've never been a huge drinker of milk and I've never liked eggs (but gimme alllll the egg soufflés). I gave up yogurt and I haven't really ate dairy things like sour cream in a long times because it's unhealthy anyways. I haven't stopped eating cheese but that's not something I eat everyday so I can live with eat it occasionally. Trying out the vegan diet is what got me to stop eating meat though, so I'm happy I tried it out. I would eventually like to fully go vegan, but one step at a time. I'm not very conscious about buying breads with milk and eggs in it, but again that's not something I eat everyday, and things can't be perfect. I do still eat pizza with pepperoni on it but that's as far as I go with meat. I get a lot of funny looks when I say I don't eat meat and some are un supportive but it's a matter that I've never really cared about what people think. I know I'm doing good for my body, the environment, and the animals on this earth. I've grown very, very passionate about animal cruelty and I'm not afraid to tell anyone my thoughts on it. This has been a a huge thing for me this year so even though I've just wrote a whole freaking book on it, I wanted to share.
I made a goal to read 50 books this year. The goal was set a little high and I knew that, but I read 20. In 2014 I said I wanted to read 100, and then lowered it to 75- I read about 30. I set these goals high because in 2013 I read 67. I was happy with reading 20 this year and I might do a video or a post on which books I read! I've always wanted to make book related videos! I also read a few mangas this year which is a first for me!
I think this post was a little bit longer than I intended it to be, so if you made it this far then thank you for reading! I hope you all have a great and safe New Years!