I am not going to go into all the ways 2023 was a complete cat butt flavoured lollipop of a year, because, well, rehashing it won't make it any better aye. 
The highlights were Scotty being an utterly supportive sweetie pie, consistently through many a trial and tribulation while I was falling apart.  The fun and peace I have gained from working in the garden and finally having therapy for the first time in a lot of years.