I’ve been quiet the last couple weeks stuck in a state of reflection and struggling with a knee issue prior to running the Eau Claire relay marathon yesterday.

Through that hurdle, my goal was not to lose my vision on where I’m going and not fall back into my comfort zone of “I can’t,” “I’m not good enough,” or “I don’t have time.”

I ran yesterday. It wasn’t perfect and it was filled with lots of emotion. Today I looked in the mirror and said “I can. I am good enough. I do still have time.”

During our struggles in life, when our inner voice says “I can’t,” let your outer voice speak louder and look in the mirror and say, “I can.” Find your identity in who you really are, not the obstacle in front of you.

Obstacles are meant to help us grow. And nothing grows in comfort zones. Embrace the journey, stand tall, and love yourself through it. ❤