This time of the year we tend to start looking back over the past year. You take time to tell the people around you how much they mean to you. You give presents to those you care about.
This is my homemade Christmas present to just some of the people who’ve been huge influences in my life this year. Some may know, others may not.
I may not be able to buy you all presents but it would pale in comparison to what you’ve given to me.
Nicole, I spend the most time with you in class. It’s your classes I worked my work schedule around. You make me feel like I can do anything. Your belief in my ability to bring my best to class makes me stronger. I believe because you do.
Elaine, you were the first. Your class on Saturday morning started my journey. You push me. You make me brave.
Robyn, I only get to see you once a week but I will drive through crazy Halifax traffic to get to your class. You make me feel invincible.
Kellie, you never once doubt my ability. You are one of my fiercest cheerleaders.
Jarvis, you are joy in a seven foot tall package. You are always a source of positivity whenever I need it.
Max, I’m sad I don’t get to see you more. You push. You expect my best. Always. You make me badass.
Michelle, Melanie, Wanda, and Leslie you’re my favorite people who come for special occasions and dance with me. You make me feel free.
To all the other instructors who’ve come and gone through my time at the gym I send my appreciation.
Merry Christmas to my gym family.