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After Almost Losing My Life In 2016, I Made Sure 2017 Was The Best Year Of My Life
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After Almost Losing My Life In 2016, I Made Sure 2017 Was The Best Year Of My Life

At the very end of 2016, I was hit by a drunk driver in Thailand and ended up going through a 4 hour-long plastic surgery that cost over $10,000, which saved my life…

Lying in the hospital bed I realized this was one of the best things that could have ever happened to me, because it made me realize how short and wonderful life was and that I should live every day of my life as if it was my last.

So once I left the hospital, I decided to make the most of every single day I get to spend living my life and… that made 2017 the best year of my life!

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At the end of 2016, I was hit by a drunk driver in Thailand and ended up going through a 4 hour-long plastic surgery that saved my life…

It was one of the best things that could have happened to me, because it made me realize I should live every single day as if it was my last

So once I left the hospital, I decided to make the most of every day I get to spend living my life and…

That made 2017 THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE!

I fulfilled my childhood’s dream and hiked to the basecamp of Mt. Everest

Spent time chilling in the gorgeous deserts of Iran

Went skydiving in New Zealand with some breath-taking views

Got myself into crazy snowstorms motorbiking in India

Had a blast driving over 3,000 kilometers all around Oman

Climbed dozens of mountains and volcanoes

Spent 3 days camping in the so-called “Mars On Earth”

Couldn’t believe my eyes witnessing sunsets like this

Took some of ’em touristy pictures in Hobbiton

Spent 5 days living in the slums of Mumbai

Had some epic corn drinks in South Korea

And simply had an absolute blast living every day as if it was my last!

See it all in the video below!

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Iris Jans
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4 years ago

There's nothing like almost dying to start living, I experienced that this year as well. Your life changes for the better when you realise every day is a blessing!

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4 years ago

Absolutely! I'm really glad we're on the same page on this one, hey :)

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Molly Tallmadge
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4 years ago

In 2015, my friends mom was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Due to the low chance of survival, she is now traveling the world and beating the odds! She was expected to die last month as it progressed. But she still lives on. My friend is in Peru with her, and it's so beautiful!

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4 years ago

Molly, wow! That mom is SO INSPIRING! I wish her all the best and hope that she keeps living her life on her own terms beating all the odds. Forwarrrd!

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John L
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4 years ago

I'm still trying to decide if your companion was a human, or a tripod. Of course the skydiving picture is obvious there.

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4 years ago

It'd either be friends I'd make on the road or a tripod haha!

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Iris Jans
Community Member
4 years ago

There's nothing like almost dying to start living, I experienced that this year as well. Your life changes for the better when you realise every day is a blessing!

Community Member
4 years ago

Absolutely! I'm really glad we're on the same page on this one, hey :)

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Molly Tallmadge
Community Member
4 years ago

In 2015, my friends mom was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Due to the low chance of survival, she is now traveling the world and beating the odds! She was expected to die last month as it progressed. But she still lives on. My friend is in Peru with her, and it's so beautiful!

Community Member
4 years ago

Molly, wow! That mom is SO INSPIRING! I wish her all the best and hope that she keeps living her life on her own terms beating all the odds. Forwarrrd!

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John L
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4 years ago

I'm still trying to decide if your companion was a human, or a tripod. Of course the skydiving picture is obvious there.

Community Member
4 years ago

It'd either be friends I'd make on the road or a tripod haha!

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