Giving credit to one single person in my life would be unjustified. There have been many individuals I have learned from and provided me with inspiration to keep moving forward. I have not always followed the path before me and usually find myself wondering; how did I stray that far, but not waddling in pity. I find the strength to carry on by knowing I am only human and dare not make the same mistake twice. I know that within me there is a driven force to succeed. In my actions I merely try to define where I want to go. I am seeking something beyond mediocrity because I believe in striving for the optimum when it is attainable. Anyone can be alive but not everyone truly lives.