Yellow Belt

Posted: March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tracey's Truth

“The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.” – Vince Lombardi

I recently started muay thai kickboxing and tonight I achieved my yellow belt. I tell you this, not to brag or boast, but to give an example of perseverance and not giving up. I was attacked by an ex-boyfriend in 2008 and could have lost my life. Growing up with two older brothers and as an athlete, I always thought of myself as a tough girl who could hold her own. I was mistaken. I was completely powerless. My life, my breath, my everything was gripped in the hands of rage. I felt like a victim for a while after that. I was scared and constantly looking over my shoulder. After I had gone through much of the emotional conditioning I needed, I felt like it was time for some physical conditioning…

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