All tagged SELF DISCOVERY

{I'm} myself.

{I'm} myself.

Why ask the big questions: who am I? where do we come from? why do we exist? We hike somewhere out west, write our name on a rock. I was here. 

I'm {worthy}.

I'm {worthy}.

It's a heavy thing to put on, a wedding dress. Fabric down to the floor. Especially when the idea that dress belonged to was, long ago, typed up as Irretrievably Broken.

I’m a working {professional}.

I’m a working {professional}.

I’ve wanted a job as long as I can remember, which is another way of saying I’ve wanted to be taken seriously for as long as I can remember. So it’s also the heels and the makeup. “Oh, here, let me give you my card,” I will say in that grown woman voice and then deftly open a slim bronze case.

I’m an athlete, a {triathlete}.

I’m an athlete, a {triathlete}.

It’s not just the hours training and recovering and transporting; it’s finding slack in everything else. Sometimes getting it wrong. It’s the rhythm of my year, the winter doldrums to the summers of explosive radiance.