It must have been an awesome year, because I said "awesome" a lot, and by about August I was hearing myself and thinking I should stop using that word so much.
Being able to choose my word carefully, I'd go with an older, smaller word. Big. This was a big year.
P.S. I went to look for the words "awesome" and "big" in artistic lettering, to add so that this blog post will have an associated image, and have been distracted in the big awesome world of google imagery. My year was not quite this awesome: