I decided to write this one from my phone- cause well… who the hell cares where I write from lol
This short week I’ve been on vacation (for my birthday) has taught me 2 major things about myself;
1. That I’m still getting used to being content with myself & not having a gang of people around me 24/7
2. I’m strong ass hell
That first item is hard to admit because, for a long time it was embarrassing to acknowledge the loneliness I felt these past few months. It felt like I was conceding to a loss and to be honest I did lose quite a bit up until this point. The funny thing about it is that I gained so much more in return.
I gained confidence in my independence- understanding that it was okay to be vulnerable and sad and unsure but, to not allow those feeling to debilitate me.
I learned that I am a fighter in truest form and that the same gumption I have in advocating for others – I must have for myself.
I’ve become more humble in owning my mistakes because… well, I’m fucking human and will probably continue to make them lol
Ultimately, I’ve come to truly appreciate my strength of character and understand that the way I forgive & my kindness are not a weakness but, a sign of my power.
Year 25 was a freakin whirlwind of hard lessons, tough decisions ,and hurt feelings -sprinkled with professional development, successes, and the start of several unique friendships.
It also was a year of growth in my relationship with my boyfriend (of 4+ years). I’ll save that for another blog lol
I’m thankful to have reached year 26 ,and I’m so curious as to what experiences I will have next.
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