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As the year before, I sit and reflect on the past year and realise it has been one of the most tumultuous years of my life thus far. A year of new beginnings is indeed what it has become with the end of one long unhappy relationship and the beginnings of another and embarking on a journey into the unknown future.

Somehow we need the calendar to say December 31st in order for us to say goodbye to the past. In reality, we can bid the old year a fond farewell anytime but this day is one where everyone around the world vows to make the new year different than the one before. Such is the case for me as well.

At times I wondered how I could have survived these past twelve months. Patience was at times waning and frustrations ran high. The light at the end of the tunnel can now be seen albeit it took driving in the dark for quite some time to get to where I am today.

Gratefulness abounds. I am grateful to have had the courage to finally leave an unhealthy relationship and to have found a new love at a time when I wanted none. I am grateful for the patience of a loving man who sees beyond the difficulties this year has brought about and who continues to help me through on this new journey. I am grateful for my children and their understanding in our new living situation. I realise how difficult it has been for them but my hope is for a better future for them.

The year 2015 will bring new challenges and an interesting journey as I embark on an adventure into the unknown but happier future. 2015 I see as 'The Year of Interesting Adventures'. I foresee many changes and look forward to them all.