Oh, Hi!

Who am I?
I am a work in progress.

Four years ago two amazing things happened: 1) I started rock climbing and 2) I started seeing Dale, my mentor/therapist/now friend. Whatever else I can say about life at that time, I can say that perfectly, those things happened exactly when I needed them to and I was exactly in the place I needed to be for them to matter as much as they did. With climbing I embraced my strength; physical, mental, and emotional. With Dale I learned to embrace me. The most important thing she ever told me was in that first year when I was struggling with the question “Who am I?” She said simply:

Who you are is nothing more than the choice you make in the next moment

So simple. So profound. And so, every day with every breath I choose who I am.


13 thoughts on “Oh, Hi!

  1. addielicious says:

    Those are your tattoos? So dope! Aaaaaagh! I want!

    • Thanks!!! I love them. I’ll let you know when I get the next one. It will be postponed due to movingness.

    • Isadora says:

      yeah, but does it have to be EVERY SINGLE DAY??? i\’m kidding (kinda\’). i love this post, which doesn\’t dinuisgtish it from any of your other posts cause honestly, sugar, i just love the way you write and live and see.

  2. Juan Busy says:

    Sexy hip, yey!

  3. addielicious says:

    You probably already have a lot of this with you and yet here I am passing the Versatile Blogger award to you. Check this out: http://justbeingthoughtful.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/question-25/

  4. Cara says:

    I am such a fan of walking labyrinths, so naturally I shall be a fan of your blog 🙂 Here’s to daily understanding the complex beings that we are…

  5. wordsfallfrommyeyes says:

    You sound like you are in a great place at the moment, and I love to hear this 🙂

  6. I’ve nominated you for a Sunshine Award, although you’ve probably already done this!


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