Wow, long time, no post! The past month or so has been absolutely CRAZY. In short, I got a new job and moved from Fort Myers to Chicago! I grew up here, so it’ll be really nice being close to family and friends as well as getting to live in a big city with a million things going on at all times! Fort Myers was nice, but it was like living in a retirement community at times. Not the best atmosphere for someone in her twenties!
Even though I was so happy to be moving, the whole process was horribly stressful, as you can imagine. Figuring out all the logistics, packing up my apartment, and a weeklong road trip back up North. I’ve been back about a week and a half and have been working! It definitely helps me be in a routine. I’m also proud that I’ve stayed on track with marathon training, even though it was definitely challenging while we were on the road. Not every run/workout was ideal, but I got them in, so I have to be proud of myself for that. I kept constantly reminding myself of the quote, “Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.” Not everything will always go to plan, so you just have to adapt to whatever situation you’re in!
The next few months will definitely be full of transitions and adjustments. Sometimes I freak out in those times. Having a strict routine helps me, but I know that it’s not always healthy. I’m really going to focus on embracing this time and see it as full of opportunities, not challenges. Mindset is SO important, so I really think if I face everything with positivity, it will get me far. More to come on how that works out 🙂
As I continue marathon training, I’m also catching up with a lot of friends and spending time in the city. It’s such a fun time and I need to make the most of the rest of the summer, since it’s going to be Fall before we know it! Also going to try to post a lot more regularly so stay tuned! 😉