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What will You Leave Behind?

If you died today what would your Legacy be? Would you really be satisfied with all the things you accomplished in this lifetime? I use to think about what my future would hold when I got older. I had big dreams to become a singer and a songwriter. I was going to graduate college and than travel around the world with a big record label. I was excited just thinking about it all. Yea, I was going to be big!

Than time went by and I grew up. I was still very determined and focused on my dreams and my goals. I was at the top of my game in high school. I was on the Principals Honor Roll, Peer Leader Union, ASB, and I even tutored. I was a busy body. I believe that we make choices, but we are not our choices unless we allow them to take full control. In all my determination to become my dream I made a different decision that ended up changing my life forever.

I found out I was pregnant at 17, got lucky that it was after I graduated high school and that my first born was coming August of the following year. Wow, my life changed forever in an instant! You know what though; I didn’t let it break me. I refused to sit there and become another statistic. I went through the emotions of being hard on myself and thinking that I messed up big time. I ruined everything I ever had planned for myself and how disappointed I was in myself. As humans we tend to go through that phase of, “woe is me.” When in reality, it’s ok to feel that for a moment in time; but not allow it to over take your life.

If I would of stayed in that mindset, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I am a Marketing Manager for a huge Dental company. I have received my Financial Services License and I am on my way to receiving my Real Estate License as well. I have such huge plans and dreams for the future! I am excited to provide others with the help they need and still be able to provide a fulfilling future for my sons! Even though my dream plan has changed it is going to be fulfilling in the eyes of my children, and they mean everything to me. Everything I do, I do for them. If I never would of pushed myself or changed my state of mind, I would be just another young age pregnant statistic that did nothing important with her life. I decided to brush myself off and now I am working to leave a legacy behind for the ones I love! No matter how many times you’ve made a bad decision or got knocked down; YOU CAN MAKE IT! AND WHEN YOU DO, WHAT LEGACY WILL YOU LEAVE BEHIND?

Life

When life makes you feel a certain way keep on keeping on. There will be moments where you feel as though everything is coming against you and there is no way out but there is! We often let life cripple our minds and think we cannot change our circumstance. We think because the people around us didn’t get further that we are limited as well.

I am here to let you know that your life is only limited as much as you allow it. Everyone is aware of some of the greats that have lived in this world; Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King Jr., Thomas Edison, Kobe Bryant, Ghandi, and those excellent Olympic Figures from every country. They are all amazing people that accomplished phenomenal moments in history. They used their gifted talents to change the world. They went beyond the negative comments and the people that tried to stop them in their path. They fought for what they believed in and didn’t allow all the negativity to take away their dream come true. They succeeded because they did not doubt!

I know that life can throw so much towards you at once. It gives you that feeling of wanting to give up. It will feel like there is no hope to hold onto, but there is! You were born for a great purpose and don’t let anyone tell you anything differently! Life is made to be conquered by you, not the other way around.