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As I look back, I try and think of what can encourage the person that feels that inevitable stuck–stuck in their ways, wondering how to fix what seems unfixable. Stuck in a body that you assume cannot change, therefore you are on a road that leads you nowhere.
The weekend of my trip with my mom when we went to Medieval Times together–the weekend when I got my best “Before” pictures–I had so much going through my mind and it all revolved around one thing. My insecurity.
I’ve always been “me”, so there are things that I remember from that time that still seem like me…such as, I was just happy and content to be on a road trip with my mom…I was excited about being in L.A. and I was also hopeful of where my future was taking me. Those things I remember thinking about that weekend. Yet there was a through-line that continued for many years of my life. Even as I look back now, the optimistic person that I am, the kind of girl with a sunshine happy way about her, was shadowed by a deep sadness of what I looked like and the lack of control that I had for food. Continue reading “Excuses are easy, action is hard.” »
So I disappeared for a while. This was not a haphazard moment where I just forgot to write a blog post and got too busy. No. I actually had a Jerry McGuire moment.
If you haven’t seen Jerry McGuire…it’s a movie where Tom Cruise plays a sports manager who gets a conscience. One night he can’t sleep because he doesn’t want to conform to the unethical standards of the industry, so he writes a mission statement and sends it out by morning. It is a call to action, to embrace a new way of ethical behavior that inspires people to heal the world.
Then, he gets fired.
How amazing life is. One week you can be settled; feeling as though things are going smoothly and the next minute, you can be traveling across the earth with everything in chaos. For seventeen years, from the time I was born to the age of seventeen, I lived in the same home with my parents and brothers. I lived eighteen years in Visalia California until I made a choice to move to Los Angeles when I was nineteen. It was a shock to be somewhere I had never been…without the people I knew…without the comforts of a familiar town, without friends or family. I was forced to get out there and just do…rather than second guess every choice.
I was terrified to fail. But that’s part of life, right? Try. Fail. Try. Succeed. Try. Fail. Try…and the cycle is created. Continue reading “How To Understand Failure And Take On A New World” »