“But the heart’s not like a box that gets filled up. It expands in size the more you love.”

Today I closed a chapter of my life. A chapter I took on not knowing where it would lead me. This chapter you all just knew as my job but let me tell you about my job. When I graduated college, I moved to Birmingham without any job to live with a friend I have known since high school. After countless applications, two responses separated by months finally came through.

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“…. Sorry, I’m allergic to bullshit.”

New Year…. New You?
Let’s try that again
My ‘New Year’ began in October

I did not want to share with anyone any sort of resolutions for the new year for one main reason. That reason is I finally believe something someone told me a few years ago. It does not take a new year to change who you are or to take the steps you need to change what you want. It was around October of last year when I made the biggest decision. You will learn more about that in the coming weeks.

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“Have you thought about what you’ll do when your contract is up?”

I would be lying if I said I have been a sports fan my entire life. So I’m not going to lie to you.

I have had at this point two blogs but only one lives on. I will also refrain from a selfish plug for that blog and not give you all a link to it because it is definitely a 180 from what this blog will be about.

Now the “lie about sports” that my friend is a bit of a story.

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“Why don’t I see these things?”

Talking about jobs with my mother, the other day lead me to this thought. The thought and words ‘job’ and ‘career’ have different meanings to my generation versus my mother’s generation. I would never want to say that I am ‘looking’ for a new job because I do most days like my job. However, I am only 25 with 3 quarters of a life left, if I am given that. Therefore, changes and going for something new is not a huge step away from my life right now.

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