Let me start by saying THANK YOU! Thank you to over 2,500 subscribers and to all of the people who have followed this blog and it's content for so long! Thank you for those of you who have read my books and shared in my journey! I hope I have provided you with inspiration and motivation and I hope you are with me for the long haul but it's time for change (good change - … Continue reading A shift in my blog’s focus!
Dear Papi, I will never forget the first time I hit a homerun (one of very few). You used to tell me how similar I was to you because I couldn't hit the baseball for shit and either could you (yet somehow you played baseball for the Yankee Farm team). But I remember hitting my first homerun and as that ball went soaring out of the park I looked right to you and the smile … Continue reading A letter to my grandfather
As a kid, I never raised my hand in school. Why? Because I was struggled in school and I was afraid if I tried to answer a question and was wrong that I would look bad. As I grew older, the pressure to be right only became greater. But then I enlisted in the military and recieved some of the greatest advice of my life in basic training... I learned that you cannot allow of … Continue reading “If you are going to be wrong then be wrong confidently”
Trigger Warning: I will call you on your excuses in this post about overcoming adversity - 4 minute read) Most of you reading this have never been in a fight in your life and that's ok (not a prerequisite for this post - I promise) but give me two minutes to explain why life is like a boxing match... One of the hardest parts about life (and boxing) is understanding that everyone will have good … Continue reading Life is like a title fight for boxing….
Kelsey Rose, Can you believe that today is our first wedding anniversary? It's also been nearly a decade since the day I met you. It crazy because it seems like yesterday that I cried watching you walk down that isle. As I sit here writing you this letter, I remember back to my Army days and those two long years we spent separated by an ocean. I remember counting down the days until my next … Continue reading An Anniversary Letter to Kelsey Rose