How do we get from where we are to where we want to be? It’s a question we ask ourselves throughout our lives.
For IU Bloomington’s Linda Hunt, the answer comes down to three little words with a great big impact: persistence, determination, and self-forgiveness. These characteristics are present in every step she’s taken toward her personal wellness goals.
She decided she was ready to start living the life she wanted.
Hunt, Assistant Vice President, Capital Planning and Facilities, was a lifelong smoker and describes herself as “always a chubby little girl.” She struggled with trying to quit smoking and maintaining a healthy weight throughout her life.
Then, about four years ago, at age 60, she decided she was ready — to quit smoking, lose the extra weight, and start living the life she wanted.