You've heard it before from me: I'm a swimmer.
Swimming is awesome. I'm in the pool 6 days a week because I coach and teach swimming. It's been this way since I was 9 years old and my Aunt nicknamed me, "Chlorina." There's no way I could do this if I didn't LOVE the water. But I didn't get lucky enough to play water polo until college.
And, thank God. When I moved to New York City those 9 years ago, I had a pretty fucked up relationship with my body