One Word for 2011

DAY ONE – One word. Encapsulate 2011 in one word. Explain why you’re using that word.

What word describes 2011 for me? I would have to say renewal.

Why you ask?

On so many levels this year I worked hard to start fresh and anew.

Physically I knew that I needed to be healthier, so I started going to the gym, tried to cook more, eat healthier, and hit the jackpot when I found my love of ballroom dancing in August.

Mentally I kicked myself into high gear by starting my Ph.D. program. Though it wasn’t that much different from my master’s, I knew going in that there were higher expectations that I had to prepare myself mentally for.

Emotionally I’ve been working on strengthening my relationship with my significant other, Michael. As you may have read in my #reverb10 posts we went through a kind of rough patch. 2011 has been a year for us to get back on track and realize why we can’t live without one another.

About Rowena Winkler

Passionate Performer, Speaker and Writer by Calling, Dancer of All Good Beats, Yoga Practitioner and Enthusiast, Spiritual Trustee of the Universe, Traveler of Many Distant Lands, Lover of Derek the Logical but Amiable, Mother of Eponine/Dex/Teyla, Architect of Spoken Word Poetry, Trainer in the Craft of Communication, Unapologetic Individual, First of Her Name.
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