The most important lesson to take away from this is to live without regret. Don’t be afraid to choose another card. There is freedom and beauty with asking for more from yourself.
I decided this when I got home from what I swore must have been the longest day of my life. I kicked off my heels and my feet were throbbing, and I flipped on the news so the reporters could keep me company while I ate my dinner. I cursed my boss for keeping me late as my reporter friends ...