Friday, January 9, 2015

I am BACK 2015!!!

It's been such a long time since I opened this page up.  I've missed blogging and think of writing ALL the time.  2014 got away from me....I did not organize my time wisely.  Here's what you've missed:

We had a precious girl in March. Her name is Briar. 

She was seriously my angel.  2013 was a painful year for me so when my little girl was born she was the light that I so very needed.  She made me change my outlook and really focus on becoming a better person.  I needed to let go of pain and friendships that were more hurtful then good for me.  I needed to step back and look at the person I had become....I was holding onto a lot of grudges and very depressed.  I knew in 2014 I had to really focus on letting go.  It was a slow process but was kicked into gear when Briar was born.  Holding onto grudges and pain only made me a bitter person.  My relationships suffered, including my marriage. So I had to choose!!  I had to wake up.  I surrounded myself with amazing people, got involved in Church, and grew my relationship with God.  It was a good rebuilding year!!

In 2014 our growing boy turned 3!  I can't believe the changes he has made.  He's still ever so crazy!  He's a different super hero every day.  Today he's Clark Kent with his thick rim glasses and cape around his neck.  He seriously has been blessed with one of the best imaginations.

He is such a joy and makes us laugh until we cry.  He's obsessed with legos big and small.  He will play for hours.  He builds me a new spaceship for my office every day.  It's so special...he loves giving since he's learning from this over-spoiling mom (not sure this is in a good way).  He is a perfectionist and gets frustrated easily...probably got that from me sadly.  I hate seeing him get so frustrated when his tiny hands can't build the lego robot he's trying so hard to build. Mostly though he is a ball of energy that rarely stops (and I love it).  He is such a goof.  I have a feeling he will be the class clown no doubt.

My Etsy shop has slowly grown. 
I am still not a major success and am trying to add things all the time.  I love that my hobby has become a job.  I love it.  Some days are overwhelming when I am stretched thin with rush orders but it's mostly fun.  I will share more banners in another post. 

I became a Beachbody coach after joining an eat clean challenge group.  I love and admire all the coaches and customers.  Seeing the way these coaches devote their lives to helping others made me want to give back.  I will share my story in another post.  I love how this has changed my life!!  I am getting healthy while learning about health, fitness, and gaining the confidence I lost in 2013. I get to be surrounded by amazing people while developing relationships everyday even if we don't live in the same state. It's truly been a blessing.  Even though I haven't been a huge success I hope and pray I can help and reach others help regain what they once lost...even if it's a handful of people.

I am really excited for this year.  I feel like last year was a rebuilding year and this year is for me to finally LIVE!!  Live the life I've dreamed and build relationships that will last a lifetime...including my own marriage.  Chris and I get so busy and focus so much on the kids we forget to take time for each other.  I am excited to see what 2015 holds for us.  Welcome 2015...I am ready for you!!!