Goodbye 2016 | Happy New Year 2017

Goodbye 2016 | Happy New Year 2017

Wanted to pen down my year end thoughts on 2016 earlier but I just sat there and stared into space. Couldn’t type a single word even though countless images kept flashing in the mind.

I had to cry.

365 days have gone by but it really doesn’t seem that long. A lot of things that have happened still feel like yesterday.

And it still hurts very much.

I hope to bid farewell to 2016, say goodbye to grief, sort myself out and move on. But I’m not looking forward to welcoming a new year without those I’ve lost. Especially one who had meant the world to me.

Life goes on. Words that I used to hate hearing now come to me naturally. I need to remind myself not to be too hard on myself. Even if I had done what I wished I could have done, it wouldn’t have changed anything.

This is LIFE.

All of us have our ups and downs in the past year. Some were lucky, some weren’t. Some struggled to stay afloat in deep waters. Some tried hard to find light in darkness. But at the end of the day, we have become better than before – stronger, wiser, etc. That’s already quite a milestone.

Goodbye 2016.

2017 will be a fresh new start for all of us. Let’s leave behind the tears, the sorrow, the grief and the pain and look forward to a brand new 2017 with new hopes, new dreams, joy, happiness and good health.

Thank you all for another great year, for your support and kind words.

Take good care everyone. Keep healthy and be strong. And I will see you again in the new year.


  • Paul says:

    Life is like the financial market, with uptrend, downtrend & still @ times. That’s what life is, otherwise, life will be boring. The past are mostly histories, & served as lessons/memories. What’s most important is to look forward to the future, for that’s where everyone will be living @. Embrace yourself & move on to a fantastic new year. Cheers~

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