New Year = New Victories

"The cumulative impact of a multitude of small steps has the greatest outcome."

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I have never heard this statement quite like I did this day in my mind. Don’t get me wrong, I have heard these instructions many of times, but today, on this drive, it resonated. Why. Why, had I not thought of this to begin with? Why had I not even considered, how my lack of self-care was directly affecting my family. Why had I not identifies that putting myself on the back burner was limiting my ability to be the best wife, the best mom, the best friend, nurse, teacher, etc. How could I not see WHAT I was role modeling as an example for my children about self care?

UNFILTERED ~ The un-glamorous truth of one mom, athlete & business owner, finding the path to truly LIVE amongst the chaos.

I was so busy running around trying to care for everyone else, cramming as much as I could into every 5 minute slot that was available. I was out straight until the time I hit my pillow, fully exhausted, yet mind still racing about the list in my head of things that I needed to do tomorrow! I mean for real girl, get it together you life is passing you buy!

Still have some wonderfully fresh green beans and tomatoes in your garden?
I might secretly still be holding on to the last few moments of summer. While fall always seems to bring  a breath of fresh air -- literally, I love the crisp taste of summer. 

Lessons in learning to love yourself. Breaking societies mold & instill healthy habits by leading by example.

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