Thank You Las Vegas
I can’t believe I’m saying this so soon…
Three years ago, I fell in love with you.
I remember it so vividly.
I was on a flight from Charlotte, NC.
I had just finished school and had some free time before graduation.
I had heard so much about you.
I saw you in the movies.
I had to find out for myself.
What were you really like?
Were the stories true?
And then I saw you through the clouds.
You were beautiful.
You were surrounded by darkness.
You lit up the desert landscape.
It was love at first sight.
I couldn’t wait to land.
That first weekend was incredible.
We had an amazing time.
But it was too short.
I wanted more. I knew I had to have you.
We spent some time together that summer, but it wasn’t meant to be.
Everyone close to me knew I was obsessed with you.
It ate away at me that I couldn’t have you.
A part of me gave up hope and believed I would never have you.
I had to move on.
Both Denver and Austin were willing to give me a chance.
I chose Austin. She was a fun, exciting city.
At first, she made me forget about you.
There was never a dull moment with her.
She was beautiful and multi-dimensional.
Everything seemed great. But then I remembered…
And I realized… she wasn’t you.
I visited you one weekend in 2014 and we picked up right where we left off.
But once again, it was short lived.
I obsessed over you again. But then I came back to reality.
I had responsibilities in Austin.
2015 came and I told myself this was the year we finally make it.
I visited you Superbowl weekend to tell you that we would be together very soon.
I drove all the way from New York to be with you and on April 22, 2015, we finally made it official.
For two years, I had regrets and secretly constantly questioned, “what if”.
I was always so close but I could never truly make you mine.
Sometimes I completely forgot about you out of necessity…
I have had the time of my life with you this past year.
All of my fantasies were fulfilled… and then some.
I always fantasized what it would be like if we were together.
Reality proved to be far more rewarding.
I have done everything I ever wanted to do with you. I did it all. I experienced it all.
The nightclubs… the pool parties… the restaurants… women from all over the world…
I lived the life with you.
And now our time has come to an end.
I know one year seems short. I had always pictured us being together forever.
I guess you can say I’ve grown up a lot since 2013.
Also let’s be honest, I squeezed a few years of living within that one year.
I will never forget our time together.
And I will treasure the memories for the rest of my life.
Most importantly, I have no regrets. I’m no longer tormented by what if.
Everything happens for a reason.
Sure I got to live it up in Sin City but the real prize was growth.
I learned a lot from my time with you and ultimately, it has made me a better (sharper) person.
So what’s next?
I want the simple life.
In order to win, you must have a winning mental culture.
Energy and momentum will enable me to DOMINATE.
My first love is calling me and the stars are aligning.
I must go to her. She was always the one.
My heart will always belong to her.
My mind has become clear and I have regained the most important part of my childhood…
I’ve started dreaming again.
My dreams are BIG and she will help me turn these dreams in to reality.