The least sexy blog post you’ll ever read

least sexyThere’s been a cool thing that’s happened over the past couple years: chasing your dreams has become sexy.

We’ve become people who aren’t content working 9-5 just to pay the bills. Instead, we want to feel like we’re making an impact. Or we want to actually make an impact.

Millenials, for all their shortcomings, are a generation who would rather take less money and do what they believe in than make more by working a job they hate.

And that’s awesome.

What we tend to forget to talk about is the unsexy side of chasing your dreams.

The times we get told no.

The ways negative news tends to come all at once.

The emotional roller coaster of the process.

Last week I had a hard day. The reality of losing half my income in three weeks started to hit home and I got scared.

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A letter to the baby in my wife’s belly

baby letterHey little buddy.

We don’t know each other, but I’m going to be your dad. Yeah, that sounds weird to me too. I haven’t met you yet, but I did get to see you the other day. You look a lot like a little chicken nugget growing in Nicole’s belly. You’ll grow out of that phase soon and hopefully look a lot like your mom. We also got to hear your heart beat. That thing’s pumping away getting you ready to come out here and be with us. The doctor says you’re right on track and we should get to see you in just over six months.

Before you get here, I want to take a minute to tell you a few things. You won’t remember any of them, but they’re things I wish I would’ve known when I was your age. Continue reading