My Incredible Two Year Journey…
You always hear the phrase “time flies when you’re having fun” that couldn’t be more true. It’s officially been two years since I have made the leap to Northern New England. It’s been emotional for me these past few days. To think about the Amber I was when I first moved here hits me to my core. I had just moved to Vermont only two months after losing my Father. I was emotionally in a bad place…and let’s be honest I wasn’t exactly secure with myself after being put through some emotional roller coasters in my personal life. A couple months after moving here I started making healthier choices, and realized it was time to grieve my Father. I worked out and started doing some soul searching…worked really hard to be one of the best Top 40 Radio personalities in Northern New England…and tried to figure out what was going to make Amber happy? Sure I met some great friends and partied a little too much for a bit. Eventually I started to realize what was becoming more and more important to me. I am proud of myself for losing weight and becoming more healthy. It has certainly become a lifestyle I am accustomed to! The ups and downs (sometimes more downs than ups) I went through is too much to explain in words. I believe that everything happens for a reason…and I had to go through every little experience to make me the woman I am today. I’ve met some wonderful lasting friends here in Vermont that have been more of a rock for me than they realize. Learning about yourself (the positive and the negative) growing and learning to love yourself…is the hardest and truest thing you could ever do for yourself. After experiencing all that emotional “junk” I’ve become more of a community mentor. I want to be a role model for women…to make them understand…HEY! I’ve been there! I know what’s it like to feel awful about yourself. To let toxic people in your life and believe they have your best interest at heart. I know all the community work I’m growing to love…definitely is a part of my Father. He was a giving man…and would volunteer so selflessly and do it with a smile. I always say I want to be a woman my Father would be proud of. Well Dad I think you would be pretty damn proud of this Amber! No matter what people think the Amber that moved here two years ago…was fragile…emotionally insecure…but ready for a happy and positive change!
I feel blessed for all the wonderful things that have happened to me over these past two years. I live a happy….healthy….and emotionally stable life. I plan on giving back anyway I can to keep others inspired to do and feel better. I thank God…my friends…family…and my amazing listeners….who have showed me constant love and support. They have all helped me grow into the Amber that I love so much. I wish you continued success…and remember if you love yourself 100% others will love you too! “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” Xoxo