Parenting in 2022 sucks. It’s been 690 days since the last time my girls were in school. It was hard then. This is going to be a different kind of hard.
When you get your muscles moving, your blood pumping, and your lungs expanding – a rush of all the happiness hormones crash through you no matter what the outlet, but only if you enjoy it. My outlet is hiking.
And I enjoy it bc of the person I become when I am on the trail. Read more to find out who that person is. It might surprise you.
When I took a leap of faith 7 months ago to quit my job – I wore rose-colored glasses and no one could bring me back down to reality.
7 months later – everything has changed and so have I. In more ways than I ever could have imagined.
Sometimes you just need a week off to remember how to exist. A week off to remember what is truly important. A week off to remember that not every moment must be productive.
From: Dec. 2022 Me
To: Dec. 2021 Me
“You invested in yourself and now a year later – are finally reaping the rewards.
But you wouldn’t have gotten here had you quit.
And you certainly wouldn’t have marked some items off your living list if you decided the path you were forging was too hard.”