On December 20, 2013, an alarm went off inside when I realized:
I was not living up to my potential.
Now let me first say that I wasn’t doing too shabby up to that point. I had returned to school to pursue a second bachelors degree in biology in 2011, was working at a great neighborhood museum, and currently live in a great up and coming neighborhood. So what rang the alarm? It was my 30th birthday and I was holding myself back in almost every area in my life.
My physical weight, the direction of my science career, and my relationships at that time were taking away my precious energy and I knew that the only person I could change was myself. My journey isn’t and will never be perfect. But it will be worth it. So here we go…