February was one of the snowiest months New York has had in a long time. The Floridian in me loves that I now live somewhere where it snows, and I do love watching it come down. However, this February we just got SO MUCH of it, that I couldn’t run outside. Heck, I could barely walk outside. It covered the sidewalks and piled up in the parks. And it was so cold that it didn’t melt the next day, the way it normally does in New York. It also didn’t melt the day after that. Or the day after that… I was extremely annoyed by this and while I never thought I’d find myself wishing away winter, here we are. And the snow is finally starting to melt and the sun is finally starting to show its face, and I could not be ready to usher in Spring.
This month, I want to focus on the feeling of warmth. I want to embrace it, welcome it, invite it inside. Ask it to stay. I can’t think of anything we need more right now than warmth on our skin. I am going to look for it everywhere I go: in my commute into the city, in the books I read, in the oat milk latte I make at home. In the feeling I get after a wonderful workout, in the hugs I give Ryan every morning before he leaves, in the new spring colored clothes that I’ll be adding to my wardrobe.
The warmth is all around us, we just have to be ready to let it shine on us.