So I have to write about what brings me hope for this blog hop. Well for the last 6 weeks I felt like there wasn't too much to be hopeful for. These past few days though have made feel like maybe things will be okay. After a week of worrying that I just wasn't ready to go back to work, I went back for the first time in 2 months and had a really good day. I am so grateful to have such wonderful coworkers. I also saw my doctor the other day who gave me the okay to get out and do actual physical activity again. I was happy she said my incision was healing and I looked good, but wasn't feeling that I would ever enjoy those same activities again. After today I feel that things might just be okay after all. I went out twice today with friends skiing and it was great. The sky was blue, the sun was shining, and I was happy. And best of all, I feel like my energy is finally coming back! I just love being outside, whether I am cc skiing, hiking, camping, or just walking my dogs, there is something really peaceful and relaxing about it. Things may never be the same but these past few days have definitely made me a bit more hopeful about the future.