One of the things I promised myself for the year 2014 was to overcome my fears especially of trying out new things and heights. I've always been the kind of person to step away from adventures and the one who closes her eyes when the bus passes an overpass.
Yep, I'm that scared of heights.
Well, this year I was able to do just that. I did the flying trapeze, zip line, survived the Amazing Race in Subic where I had to swim, moved from one tree to another using only ropes and flimsy boards, and also wall climb. I also learned how to make fire with my bare hands and I've eaten a live worm as well as frozen locusts and earthworm brownies.
It's been a crazy ride for me as well when it comes to love. I've gotten over the funny man and fallen into like with the dancer but then I got over him faster than you can say move on so I'm back to being on my own and honestly, I have no plans of falling in love this 2015.
Career wise, 2014 saw the start of MsKathyKenny, my social media marketing business. Oh wow, I actually called it a business. I started doing social media management and events last April and have been lucky enough to always get new clients when the old one ends. Its been one heck of a ride and its been scary and exhilarating all at the same time. I pray that I actually become a lot better at this for my own clients and that I manage to expand the business into something more.
This year also saw me having 12 TV appearances which started with Rise and Shine of UNTV, followede by KrisTV, Good Morning Kuya, Poptalk, and Philippines Uncut. I also had a radio guesting and small clips on TV Patrol, Unang Hirit, and even ETC. It's been a whirlwind and I have met so many awesome people and learned so much from all of them.
I've also been very lucky to have shared a lot of moments with my family, thanks to my blog. Sandbox in Alviera will always hold a spot because I was able to enjoy the day with my siblings and son. It was a great bonding moment for us and I will always be thankful for this. Heck, we even got to ride the ATV for free so many times.
I was also able to bring my Mom to some concerts and to dine at nice places; all thanks to my writing. I was also able to watch THE Lea Salonga perform songs from Wicked, Les Miserables, and CATS. I can say that in my blogging career, this would be one of the highlights.
My son has also fallen in love with the theater and I am deeply happy about this. He enjoyed the ballet and has started looking forward to watching more musicals and straight plays. I hope that I will be able to nurture his love for the theater as well as his appreciation for it.
I also met some awesome people who have become really good friends. I hope I get to keep them around for life. I lost a few as well but to them I say, good riddance to bad rubbish.
Unfortunately, with the good came the sad parts and this year saw me saying goodbye to 3 people that I love as well as a pet. My Lolo passed away and joined my Lola, Andre joined Mark, and Tita Liza finally succumbed to her heart ailment. My pet Yin also went to cat heaven. I miss all of them badly.
My son has become a little boy who is no longer clingy and dependent on Mommy. It breaks my heart but at the same time I am very, very happy that he has grown his own personality. I just pray that he will grow up to be a God fearing man and that he will not break hearts along the way.
My family and I are stronger than ever and this is definitely one of the biggest and best blessings of the year. Overall, 2014 has been a pretty awesome year. Thank you God. I'm ready for 2015. :)