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one year; one sentence

September 29, 2011

I saw a while back on the Daily Post this blog topic: For each year you have been alive, write a single sentence about the most important thing that happened to you that year. I thought that might be kind of fun to do. This really makes you think!!

1981: I was born.

1982: I moved to Austin, Texas from Dallas, Texas.

1983: McDonald’s introduces the McNugget <—-so google totally helped me out on this one. I was 2…I don’t remember anything when I was 2.

1984: My brother, Josh, was born.

1985: Super Mario Brothers makes it’s debut

1986: I started kindergarten at Northwest Elementary and my teacher was Ms. Kelly.

1987: I wanted to be Samantha on Who’s The Boss.

1988: We spent one week every summer on  Galveston Island <—some of my favorite childhood memories!

1989: My Pappaw died. (My mom’s daddy!) 😦

1990: I experienced my first crush on the Zach Morris from Saved By The Bell.

1991: I started reading Ann M. Martin’s The Baby-Sitters Club books. I had all of them. I wish wish wish I would have saved those books!

1992: I watched Shannon Miller win silver in the 1992 Summer Olympics and forever sealed my love of watching gymnastics.

1993: I started at Westview Middle School and had lockers for the first time.

1994: I had encephalitis and meningitis at the same time.

1995: I had my Bat Miztvah and my Torah portion was the Ten Commandments.

1996: I ran in the 5A State Track meet on the 4×400 relay team as a freshman.

1997: I placed third in the 4×400 relay at the AAU Junior Olympics.

1998: I got my first car! A 1997 Nissan Sentra. (I still remember the license plate!)

1999: I graduated from Pflugerville High School.

2000: Y2K….remember how freaked out everyone was?

2001: September 11, 2011 will be a day I will never forget.

2002: This was the final season of Felicity (best show ever).

2003: I graduated from Texas A&M University.

2004: I got my first [real adult] job.

2005: I got engaged to my best friend.

2006: I married Keith.

2007: We bought a house!

2008: I ran a marathon in under four hours. (3:50.02)

2009: I started my first blog, Healthy Living With Kelly.

2010: I had a horrific accident in the kitchen that involved a knife, a finger and surgery.

2011: Uh…hello…London!!! 🙂

Pick a year and give me your own power sentence!

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. September 29, 2011 7:14 am

    2011: I quit my job that was making me miserable and started my own health counseling business!

    🙂

  2. September 29, 2011 7:21 am

    2010: After four years of being away from PA (the latter two of which we were together), Scott moved back to PA and in with me! 😀

  3. September 29, 2011 8:35 am

    1985: I was born AND Super Mario Brothers debuted. A pretty good year if you ask me 😉

    2009: Started my blog and have made SO many wonderful relationships since!

  4. September 29, 2011 8:46 am

    2011: I bought a condo with my bf and became a cert. yoga teacher!

  5. September 29, 2011 8:59 am

    1991: I found out there was no Santa Clause 😦

  6. September 29, 2011 9:46 am

    Im going to do this too! I remember those books. I got in so much trouble rushing through school work to read in class…

  7. September 29, 2011 11:30 am

    It’s amazing how many of these I can relate to…BSC…Felicity…and Galveston, too– that’s where I learned to swim!

  8. September 29, 2011 8:25 pm

    2009: I became a Mommy!

    I feel the same way about all my pre-teen books! BSC, Sweet Valley Twins, all of them. Sold them to Half-Price Books for $20. What was wrong with me??

  9. September 30, 2011 1:22 am

    1986: i was born
    1990: i cracked my chin open and had to have 9 stitches
    1992: Hurricane Andrew hit, and my sister almost blew out of the Hilton lobby when the glass broke
    1993: Met my crush in 1st-2nd grade… i ended up having a crush on and off until senior year of high school
    1996: I sat on a pair of scissors ( it’s an awesome story)
    2005: my sweet, sweet papa red passed away
    2009: I got my first tattoo and started LPN school
    2011: I graduated from LPN School, moved to Austin, and got my first big girl job!

  10. September 30, 2011 8:33 am

    2000 – Moved out of state for grad school. Fantastic decision.
    2001 – Got engaged.
    2002 – Married, graduated from grad school, moved to MN, started my first job (BIG year)
    2003- Bought first home
    2004- First promotion.
    2005- Hello motherhood – daughter was born
    2006- Became a working mom.
    2007 – Left MN for TX
    2008 – Had a little boy, became a stay-home mom
    2009 – Back to work, awful time, moved to San Antonio and stayed home again
    2010 – Nice, calm year, well, as calm as life with two young kids can be
    2011 – Daughter started kindergarten, will likely be the year we get a dog.

    That was fun – thanks!

  11. October 1, 2011 1:20 pm

    2012: I’m hoping to move to Austin!

    I loved the Babysitter’s Club books too. I also had the movie on VHS.

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