New Year, New Perspective

“Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take, But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away”

At this time of year I love to take a little time to remember what all happened in 2015.  This year was filled with some many firsts and so many wonderful memories!  Below is a list of just a few memorable moments from 2015.

  • Birth of my nephew Tate Leonard (January 25)
  • My best friend Lindsay moving to Colorado (January)
  • Bought our first home (closed on March 13)
  • Took a trip to New Zealand (March 18-29)
  • Lots of house projects
  • Traveling to Missoula, MT and Spokane, WA for work (May)
  • Bike Golden Brew Tour – With Pancake and Luke
  • Bike Arvada Brew/Wine Tour – with Lindsay, Pancake, Adele, and Luke
  • Mt. Oxford and Mt. Belford hike – Boulder’s first 14ers (July)
  • Girls trip to Las Vegas with Neese, Lindsay, and Kourtney (July)
  • Moonlight Hike at Huron Peak with Luke and Boulder (August)
  • In-laws move to Fort Collins, CO (August)
  • Received my CrossFit Level 1 Certification (September)
  • Started coaching CrossFit at Alpine CrossFit in Wheat Ridge (September)
  • 3 Alpine Boxes (with Kristmas & Samantha) competed in Girls Gone Rx – Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness (September)
  • Devil’s Thumb Backpacking Trip with Adele, Pancake, and Luke (September)
  • Hiked Mt. Yale – officially our 17th 14er (October)
  • Lindsay’s dirty 30 bash in Breckenridge, CO (November)
  • Hosted our first Thanksgiving EVER at our new home – 18 people attended, 11 drove all the way from Iowa
  • Stellar Alpine Holiday Party (December)
  • Went back to Iowa to celebrate Christmas and Johnstmas with the Smith, Rygh and Nelson family
  • Tate’s Baptism (December 28)

Now for 2016… What’s ahead… Honestly, I can’t wait for the journey to continue.  I’m so fortunate to have amazing family and friends! This next year my plan is to get my nutrition back on track, start being more selfless in the things that I do, and stop sweating the small stuff.  We’ll see how it goes. :)

 

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