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A few years ago this may have been a little bit harder to answer, or at least more difficult to pin down one person or thing that kept me motivated. But now, it's easy: my kids. Sometimes when I go to bed at night I feel like I did the worst job- raised my voice or lost my patience, wasn't fully present...but I know that I can do better, and I know that the next day I have a chance to do better. Henry and Charlie are the reason for everything- and in turn they're my motivation to be better at everything. I want to be a better friend so they can see what a good friend is. I want to be a better wife so they can learn what a good partner is. I want to be a better daughter, sister, neighbor. I want to workout more and eat as healthy as I can, so can be around as long as possible, for them.
And then there are different areas of my life that draws motivation from all sorts of places. In love, it's Hank. He's my daily reminder to love more and to love harder. With my family, it's my parents. They motivate me every single day with their selflessness and example of what it means to be married. And to take a step back and look at all the togetherness they've fostered within our little family...it's pretty amazing. With this blog, it's you- all of the thoughtful comments and emails and messages I receive, when you let me know that something I've written really resonated with you, all of those things remind me why I started a public blog in the first place and motivate me to continue sharing here. With fitness, I'm my biggest motivator. I want to be stronger and healthier, and most of all, just feel good. When I see positive change, or more so feel positive change, it motivates me to continue on a healthy road.
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