Becoming Strong in 2018

It seems like every two years I find myself back here writing a post about new beginnings. I write that one post and then ghost my own website. I find that ghosting to be a representation of simply not having the heart or energy to post something meaningful. Hopefully, this will be the year that I don’t turn into a ghost.

2017 was an amazing year for me. Here are a few of my favorite highlights:

  • Co-leading and launching a new, award-winning website in six months. This project was my baby and devoured my life. I’m immensely proud of it.
  • Racing and securing PRs during the Soldier Field 10 Miler, Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon, Stan’s Donuts 5k and Art Van Turkey Trot 8k.
  • Traveling to New Orleans, Monterey, Las Vegas, Atlanta and San Francisco for work and pleasure. Taking a road trip to Michigan to support friends.
  • Screaming my head off riding insane roller coasters and enjoying the roller coaster of my childhood at Six Flags.
  • Training for and running my fourth, and very humbling, Chicago Marathon. Working with my CES family, chiropractor and physical therapist really made me understand the importance of physical strength.

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After talking with a friend about how amazing 2017 was, they asked me what my resolution was for 2018. I am completely over the use of the word “resolution.” It’s synonymous with failure — at least in my experience. For me, it’s about setting goals or focusing on something new. For 2018, that goal is strength. Physical, mental and emotional strength. 

Do I have a complete road plan for how to become stronger? No. Will I fail at parts of this? Probably. Will I keep trying? Absolutely. Does this mean cutting out parts of my life that are roadblocks to this goal? Yes. In fact, I already have. Is the physical part of this journey going to be the easiest for me? I think so.

Follow along with me on this journey. I hope some of you will join me, too.

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  1. Pingback: Working On My Strongest Me | Stacy Jeziorowski

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