"As the requests come in, I have again struggled with the word “no”. Something that I promised myself a few years ago was that I would never do anything that I didn’t love. This year, I stepped away from reffing basketball (my first season totally away from the game since I was 8), I have cut down on teaching classes at the gym (from 7 to 3 a week), and I have taken a step back from some aspects of social media. I have replaced much of that with spending time with my friends, building relationships, and taking my dogs to the park more in a week then I used to in a year. To be honest, I am enjoying every moment of it..."