05/26/2015 03:09 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This sh*t is hard.


This sh*t is hard.

The words keep reeling through my brain.

I say them out loud to remind a friend she's not alone.

The uncertainty of life can get to you after a while.

The emotions come out when you least expect it.

The reminder that it's all on you.

All of it.

And so you get stronger.

You lift the burden as best you can.

You kill the spiders.

You fill flat tires.

You tend to the wounds.

You feed the constant hunger.

You let things fall.

You chase the dream.

You encourage them to keep going.

To face their fears.

To choose happiness.

To be grateful for the abundance that is around us.

This sh*t is hard.

If it were easy, more people would be doing it.

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