Going to the UK for the end of the Olympics (Brandon was there for work, so I played the role of the dutiful, ever-sacrificing wife and flew over for two weeks of vacation. It was arduous, let me tell you) was amazing! The whole experience was incredible, especially watching the U.S. Women's National Team beat Japan for the gold medal in soccer.
|Proudly displaying my Team USA shirt after we won the gold!|
The second is the reason I started this blog: I love writing, and I've long been passionate about health, fitness, and cooking. I love finding healthy recipes for friends and family to try out. I love encouraging people to work out, and I love helping them achieve their goals. I decided to start writing about fitness, healthy recipes, wellness, and self-acceptance -- as well as all the changes I'm going through as I try to align my career with my core values. My hope is that by writing about my experiences with fitness, food, and being true to myself, readers will find a resource for healthy living and following their dreams.
|Please disregard the fact that I'm totally not cooking healthy food in this picture.|
Now, as I bid adieu to 31 and welcome 32, I can finally say that I have a good idea of where I want to go and what I want to do. It took me a long time -- and a lot of blood, sweat, and tears -- to get to this point, but after over a year of feeling stuck, miserable, and scared, I'm ready to welcome the future with open arms.
I've decided that this is my theme song for how I feel these days (and I might be listening to this on constant loop on my iPod):