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Old 01.01.2019, 17:23
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2017?

high: Finally retiring with my family in Locarno/TI after 25 years of working in the USA.
low: missing corresponding flight Washington to Zurich with 3 cats on the plane.
That's for 2018.
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Old 01.01.2019, 19:44
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2018?

High: I've become more mature or it's just a mid-life crisis

Low: I confused the month with day when reading the validity date of my fare card so I got caught surprised and paid 100 CHF contemplating the theory of chaos in the universe
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Old 01.01.2019, 20:57
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2017?

Hight: To come back to Switzerland with my family

Low: Still struggling to find a decent job
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2017?

Looking at other's posts, my 2018 lows weren't that low, and my highs weren't all that high either.

My high for 2019? I made a whole batch of jam tarts, just like my mum used to make.

My low for 2019? I ate a whole bunch of jam tarts, just like my mum used to make. Now my stomach is upset, my beard is all sticky and I'll probably not make jam tarts again.

(probably)
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High point. Positive and unexpected pregnancy test result.

Low point. Knowing something isnt right. Visit hospital. No heartbeat. Could not miscarry without medical intervention on Boxing Day.

A shitty end to a challenging year.
We are all very sorry to hear that.

To all mums, to-be-mums, to almost-mums:
* Happy New Year to all of you and a massive collective hug for 2019.
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We are all very sorry to hear that.

To all mums, to-be-mums, to almost-mums:
* Happy New Year to all of you and a massive collective hug for 2019.
*and dads too.
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2017?

speaking about things in perspective: 2018 made me face the lowest of my life thus far - a loss of a family member. Being remote at that moment made it whole lot worse to come to terms with.

"And say farewell forever! When you leave for just an instant!"

On the bright side: I led and delivered a project at work, which gave me a helluva confidence and resulted in 3 offers and a nice pay-raise.

Healthy new year everyone.

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High point. Positive and unexpected pregnancy test result.

Low point. Knowing something isnt right. Visit hospital. No heartbeat. Could not miscarry without medical intervention on Boxing Day.

A shitty end to a challenging year.



So sorry to read that. That must have been incredibly upsetting. I hope 2019 is much much kinder to you and will give you strenght to come to terms with it all.
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Re: What was your high - or low in 2017?

High 2018: moving house, kid#3 finishing voc. training as 3rd best and studying now for bacc. and bachelor later on,me growing some balls (even if I am female :P)



Low 2018: my own stupidity at trusting people too much, nothing new there, it's a birth defect really and will cause me falling flat onto my face many times still, at least until I die.




Hopes for 2019.... just that all my loved ones stay healthy and have a good year, inspiration for me to write more again as well as keeping up love for hookery :P et al , making new friends at new place of living, finding new hunting grounds for foraging at new place of living. That's all really!
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