There’s nothing like knowing something is coming to an end to make you grateful and mindful of what you have. I have a little less than two weeks left here in Florida and I am focusing on getting that time in at the beach and the sun. It is absolutely gorgeous here, deliciously hot, and I pack my backpack, grab my chair and walk the ten minutes to the beach nearly every day. Once there, I sit in my chair, often working on my What Color Is Your Parachute exercises, until I’m just boiling hot. Then I get into the water and swim out to the buoys (about 100 yards each way). It’s great exercise that leaves me somewhat exhausted.
Although it’s been a tough road being in Florida, it’s also been positive in so many ways. I’ve overcome more than I thought I ever could, and actually in some ways flourished. I will sorely miss that beautiful beach, the palm trees, springlike flowers, and wonderful heat. I’m sure I’ll be happy to be home with family in Colorado again, though. Counting the days . . .