It all started a couple months ago when Kyla, my valuable dedicated employee, mentioned that her divorce would be final in a few weeks and she wanted to do something to celebrate. “Would you go skydiving with me?” With absolutely no hesitation my mind ran to my bucket list and I could picture checking this one off the list. “YES!” We looked at the calendar and adjusted for my travel schedule – which landed us making the jump the day before my fortieth birthday… perfect!
The day of our scheduled jump… I wake up to rain. All day is spent glancing out the window to just find more rain and dark clouds. Around 1pm we get the call that we are going to have to reschedule. Kyla has been so keyed up all day that she was practically bouncing off the walls and kept asking me if I was excited. I didn’t feel it – and was curious about why, but wrote it off to the rain.
Fast forward one week. Friday morning: beautiful, warm and sunny. This is it! All day as I’m working to complete outstanding tasks, I’m waiting for the adrenaline to kick in. Still, no. As I’m driving out to the launch site my thoughts are torn between tasks left uncompleted at the office and wondering when I was going to get nervous.
We step up to the counter where we have to complete the waiver. Now, I had to take a photo of this because it was literally a book… with many questions alluding to the fact that I was LITERALLY signing my life away. More