Sometimes I wonder how my life might have been different. When I was younger there were friends I was certain I would remain close to and in communication with as I have gotten older. There have been achievements I wish I could have shared with some of these friends.
Change is good. What I mean is that as people we evolve over time and our relationships are a reflection of our identity at a given point in time. Maybe our friends from high school would no longer identify with the person we are today. I had tried to reach out to an old friend with whom I was very close to for many years. I was disappointed that she did not respond. After thinking for some time I realized that we are completely different people at this point in our lives. She and I might share nothing in common anymore. Is this a reason for sadness? I think it is mainly a point for reflection. The challenges and struggles are another part of the bigger picture of who we have become. I thought about the qualities that define me as a person.
I am a mother, a wife, and a good friend. I enjoy staying active and fit in my daily life and eating healthy is very important to me. I love interacting with other people who share common goals and interests. I am an accounting nerd with a career in public accounting. I enjoy keeping up with the latest news in my profession.
If you could describe in a few words who you are and what defines you, what would you say?