I've played about 500,000 hands this year or about 1.28 hands per minute of 2009. As of writing this I stand at 777K VPPs so it looks like I should hit 1 million and become SuperNova Elite in early December.
I do not plan on doing this again. I repeat, I do not plan on doing this again. Next year I plan on focusing on short-handed play and no-limit cash games/tournaments - more on that at the end of the year.
It's really been an uphill battle the last few months. I think I ran extremely well earlier in the year and extremely poor the last few months. Things have a way of evening out.
Here's what the first 500K hands have looked like: