As I was getting ready to come I had person after person tell me how brave I was for signing up to do this program. That comment didn’t really make sense to me. I feel like bravery is measured on a personal level and so even though it might be a brave thing for them to do, it wasn’t that far out of my personal comfort zone. I signed up to do this because I was interested and willing to do it and the people around me only thought I was brave because it was something they wouldn’t have chosen to do.
Almost 8 months in, I’m starting to see what people were saying…
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