Journal

The simple truth.....

“The simple truth is, not all of us become the men we once hoped we might be…” Capt. Jack Aubrey

I am not a huge Russell Crow fan, but I have to be honest he plays in movies that I enjoy. This quote has been on my mind a lot lately. Mostly because I have not become the man that I once hoped that I would be. When I was younger I thought that I would be successful, intelligent, and eager for life. Yet here I am at 26 in a dead end staff job, as smart as a box of rocks, and finding it hard to find reasons to make myself get out of bed in the morning.

When I first decided that I wanted to get out of the military, I knew what I didn’t want, a desk job where I did the same thing every day with sporadic hours, a set salary, and a working environment that was toxic. I knew what I wanted to be…