Can something be awesome and horrific at the same time? Apparently, because that's what this was for me. I really hated the climbing part; it was much, much tougher than many of us imagined it would be. But it was more awesome than it was horrible.
New Year's Eve can be an anxious time for many, primarily because of what seems to be the intense pressure to do something -- something festive, something big. I think single women feel this even more than most.