August 14, 2017
At last, I’ve come up for air. Oh, how sweet it tastes! I’ve felt my lungs burning—bursting with the spent carbon dioxide of a summer of toil—and here, finally, is my grand exhale. And as I float here on the other side of my recent travails, I know this long, hypoxic journey was worth it. It didn’t go exactly as I’d planned, but sometimes we just have to hold our breath and trust we’ll make it through.