Celebrate how far you've come. Do it regularly but do it in a special way.
Don't worry that it's going to make you complacent. If you're focused on a goal, it won't be a problem. It's good for your self-esteem, but even more important, it will help to make you resilient when you come up against the next obstacle.
Here's the special way of celebrating...
Forget about the character from Lord of the Rings (That's a different spelling anyway). Depending on your source, Golem is from a Polish fable or Jewish folklore. He's either unpleasant, an automaton, stupid or clumsy - not the kind of guy you'd want running the social club, let alone your life.
It might be useful to keep him in mind as you develop your resilience.