Everyone needs a friend like Tanya! I am so inspired by her discipline! I hope this inspires you, too!
There is something magical about the many “firsts” that we experience in life, which cannot be duplicated.
The jubilation a mother experiences after hearing the first cry of her newborn, the jittery feeling of starting a new job, the joy of buying the first car or home, your child’s graduation from kindergarten or college, or in my case debuting as a figure competitor at 48 years old are feelings that can never be replicated.
The raw and unexpected ball of emotions that evolve from the onset of something new is remarkable!
Calm… anxious… proud… hype… disbelief… happy… tearful… overwhelmed… and more!
It took nearly two years of me pondering and to man up to the challenge of competing. The seven-month flight took me along a road of expected twists and turns. Today I’m scratching my head and earnestly wondering,
“Why the heck did I wait so long?”
I can’t help…
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