Our ballsiest moment

Posted on October 14, 2013 by Bennett Coffey | 2 Comments

Okay, so our first attempt at our online “challenges” was fairly successful! Ky was traveling in Spain and my phone dropped in my dog’s water bowl a few days into it and I didn’t have my phone for about a week. So we did what we could and more than anything it was a fun activity to be involved in and we will continue to do it and give it our best. There were many “ballsy” moments throughout our ballsy challenge but there was one day in particular that felt the most empowering. We caught wind of the fact that a woman we hadn’t met was making false accusations about us. Instead of letting rumors fly and harboring any negative feelings towards this person, Ky and I got in the car immediately and drove to her place of work, to introduce ourselves and confront the issue head on as this has always been the best way to approach these situations. I have spent a lot of my life avoiding confrontation so this felt like a really ballsy and scary thing to do. Without going into more detail about that particular situation, on the drive home Ky and I both came to the realization that the “ballsiest” thing that we have done is start our own business and put ourselves out there. You make yourself more visible to the world and with this comes more criticism. It can feel like a really scary thing at first to be “seen” in this way. I know for me, especially at the beginning, I felt so vulnerable sharing something so close to my heart for fear that people wouldn’t like it. Ky and I have both become stronger, more empowered, confident individuals through this process of putting ourselves out there by growing our own business. It has been the most challenging, rewarding, empowering and ballsiest experience so far. We look forward to a lifetime of growing and puttiing ourselves out there. Bring it on. 

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Jeanie Hay Sternbach
Jeanie Hay Sternbach

October 15, 2013

You two always inspire me with your positive outlooks on life and business. I appreciate having such an innovative and creative local business model. Keep it up, lovelies! xoxoxo

Sarah Sturges
Sarah Sturges

October 15, 2013

So true, ladies. This theme has been at the forefront of my mind as I begin my own blog. It’s simultaneously terrifying and thrilling to, “put yourself out there” and “be seen”, but it is indisputably empowering. There will always be critics. But if not given constructively or otherwise from a place of love, that criticism is likely laced with some amount of envy. Regardless, you can rest assured that if you’re able to keep doing what you’re doing then you’re probably doing good! Carry on, ladies!
Xoxo~Sarah

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