Reflecting on 2022, I will remember July as one of our best months. I’ll remember it as the scariest month of my life, but we’ll get to that in a second.
I feel like, as a family, we soaked up the glorious vacation life and created solid memories that we’ll look back on fondly at the end of the summer. We soaked up the sun in the mountains of VA to start the month. Then we dipped our toes into that salt life in Pawley’s Island, SC. (Does anyone else want to move to the places they vacation because I’m determined to move here one day.) We took our big 10-year-old to New York City to celebrate her birthday in the Big Apple seeing the sites and eating the most fantastic food (duh, NYC)
On July 20th, I experienced the scariest thing when my husband had a heart attack. He’s received a clean bill of health since, but you realize how precious life truly is in those moments. And it makes me even happier that we had the month we’ve had. Family is everything. Health is everything. Nothing else matters.
My new mission is to remember these valuable life lessons and live them every day. As a designer, I live in a world of deadlines and juggling many projects simultaneously, which can be stressful. I’m determined to make August and the rest of 2022 as soothing, calm, and productive as possible.