I was left a comment on my last post and I pulled this particular phrase out. “I’m very sorry…you are struggling to relate to the real world beyond the foam pit.” I was angry when I initially read it, then I wasn’t. Maybe they had … Continue reading Beyond Your Destination
I never went to prom, I never went on spring break, I never went to Friday night football games, and I never had the summer off for family vacations. Gymnastics is a year-round sport, and the offseason was exponentially worse than season. But man … Continue reading Identity Crisis
One thing I’ve learned from experience…
We are all replaceable.
At work, with friends, in a higher education program, with a significant other. There’s always someone just as capable to take your place.
The thought of someone attaining the things you’ve worked so hard, or you think you’ve worked hard for, can be intimidating. They may have worked harder, treated people better, or had good luck or timing on their side.
How to be replaced.
You might find yourself getting complacent, comfortable, or cocky. You may think your significant other won’t leave, or no one will be as qualified for your position at work. That’s a good way to end up exactly where you don’t want to be.
There’s always more to learn.
Take life into your own hands. Take an online class, volunteer, ask your boss for more projects, study harder, drink less, communicate more, commit to the ones you love.
Make yourself irreplaceable.
I have slammed, locked, and bolted the door when it comes to guys who “don’t know what they want.” The ones who miss you, call you, then go running to another girl the second you tell them how you feel (and this other girl has … Continue reading Yeah, I’m Different.
2015 that is. Going into 2015 I thought I’d accomplish a lot personally and professionally. Basically, it laughed in my face and said, “I’ll go ahead and screw you over every chance I get.” I found myself crying way more than I ever have. Growing up … Continue reading What A Bitch