Written by: Naomi Reyes

Where do I even begin.  This journey has held nothing back.  Coming in with zero experience on a road bike, I was so nervous.  When I arrived at the Santa Barbara church, I muttered under my breath, “What am I even doing here.  I have no idea what I’m doing.”  I felt unsure about everything I knew about myself and my mind just started racing between thoughts of, I won’t be able to do this, people will think I’m so dumb, I do not belong here.  Regardless, I unpacked the car, alone, dragging out the time before I had to finally commit. Continue reading