Welcome to my first ever yearly recap! I noticed many of you really enjoy the monthly recaps so I thought why not do a yearly one, too? As always, there are some highlighted posts that I loved writing in 2019 as well as popular posts from my Instagram and Twitter. I included at least two top posts for each month of 2019 as I did take a mental health break during the year. Some months saw more views than others so I included the most viewed and popular posts for those months. I’m even sharing a few of my favorite and most viewed YouTube channel videos from this year!
I know I keep saying it but 2019 really was a fantastic year for A Geeky Gal, and I very much looking forward to 2020 with all of you!
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Two weeks ago, A Geeky Gal was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by the wonderful Curtis (Ospreshire) of Iridium Eye Reviews! He reviews movies and series that don’t get the attention they deserve. He has a collection of reviews for indie made films as well as anime and more! You can check out his yearly recaps here to catch up on what you may have missed. Thanks again for the nomination. It’s very much appreciated!
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On YouTube, there are a whopping two videos this week! One Tuesday, I played Rule of Rose in Part 7 with the longest boss fight ever… Come watch me fail hilariously! Future scheduling for Let’s Play may also change to every other Friday with regular content on the other Fridays!
Today on YouTube is my first video since my rebrand (which you can watch here). I go over my personal goals for 2020 as well as my fitness and health goals for this year! I’m excited to see how far I can go and look back to appreciate how far I have come. I’m making 2020 the year of growth for myself.
Let’s play Rule of Rose // The longest boss fight ever! PART SEVEN
My Goals for 2020 // Health, Weight Loss & More
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This post first appeared on a very old blog of mine several years ago. In the spirit of the New Year, I decided to update it, and post it here for everyone to see. Maybe it will even give you some ideas for your own bucket list!
“Carpe Diem – to urge someone to make the most of the present time and give little thought to the future.” Or “seize the day.” Or “life is too short.” Or “when in Rome”. Or “you only live once.” Or “now or never.” So many names for just one word: live.
This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness. Mainly, my own happiness. I’ve always have had a hard time focusing on myself. I always feel bad, like my attention should be elsewhere, like on work or school or family or friends. While those things are important, I am still important too.
I’ve shared a lot with my readers, and I’m not going to stop now. I’ve made myself a bucket list of 100 things I want to do before I “kick the bucket.” There’s no time like now, right? I’m working on a few of these presently, but I’m honestly excited to start marking these things off. I know these things will make me happy, and I hope after reading my bucket list, you’ll make your own.
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In December, A Geeky Gal was nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by Amelia at A Girl & Her Anime! Her blog is chock full of reviews for anime, anime movies, drams, and more! Don’t forget to nominate your favorites (anime, manga, games, etc.) in her AGAHA Awards. Thanks again Amelia for the nomination. It’s very much appreciated! And I apologize for taking so long to post this. I answered them on December 10th!
- Display the Award Logo.
- Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link to their blog.
- Answer the questions of the one who nominated you.
- Nominate 7-10 bloggers.
- Ask them seven questions.
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Welcome to my December 2019 recap! The holidays are (sadly) over, our resolutions are set, and we’re packing away the Christmas tree, but now we can look back at A Very Geeky Christmas guides and more. With the first week of January already passed us, let’s take a look at the month of December here on A Geeky Gal!
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In 2018, I started seeing a therapist. I initially wanted to see someone for my anxiety that had only gotten worse since Alec arrived in October of 2017. I didn’t know what to expect during my first visit, but my therapist ended up being exactly who I needed. On top of anxiety, I was diagnosed with PTSD. This year, we realized I also have depression.
I’ve been working hard during my mental health journey, learning how to cope and working through my trauma. There have been several “lessons” that have been helping me along the way; some people may call these alternative thoughts or affirmations. They have greatly helped me almost daily. In an effort to keep breaking the stigma around mental health, I wanted to share these alternative thoughts with you on the blog today.
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