Things that've happened so far in 2017 that I didn't expect to happen

I became single.

Circumstance called for me to uproot two of my kids from their childhood home and rip them away from everything and everyone they know, including their big sister and their dad.

Circumstance forced me to leave behind Briseis. Again. For the third time.

Enrolled in grad school.

Paid off my car.

Paid off four (of 13) undergrad student loans.

Started writing my memoir, and other essays.

Met with adoption and divorce attorneys.

Lost almost 30 pounds in less than a month.

Chose a OLW (Clarity) and became super lax about memory keeping in general.

Started keeping a personal memory keeping project.

"Quit" Instagram and my (old) blog.

Got my teeth whitened.

Started therapy.

Booked myself a solo trip for my birthday.

Got my hair cut.