But reflecting upon that brought up some questions that left me wondering…
:: Do I take it too far?
:: Do I nurture myself?
:: What about me?
It’s pretty safe to say that 2016 was HARD. I feel like I could talk about it forever because with so many ups and downs, it’s kind of left me in a whirlwind. And I admitted that I lost myself when I moved to the East Coast. I hated who I was there and what it did to me. I wasn’t “me”, not really, and I was okay with that for a long time. However, going into a new year and being back in Texas has me filled with so much hope and joy. And some sadness because I miss my husband like crazy more and more every day (but that’s not the point right now).
I’ve been thinking about all the ways I wish 2017 would be so much better than 2016, which led me to think about a new word for this year. I’ve done it the past few years (see: 2015 & 2016) and wanted to really reflect on what I hoped for in 2017 – and then it came to me: nurture.
care for and encourage the growth or development of: