Month: September 2015

Nutcracker Casting 2015

The day is upon us.That fateful day when our Assistant Director walks in the door clutching the very thing dreams are made of.It also happens to be the crusher of dreams.For me, it’s just, “meh.” (Okay, not meh but way less exciting than for the younger girls.)(Or… so I thought.) If you have been following along…

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"Why do I even do this?"

Yesterday was rough.It seemed like I found myself saying “I can’t” not because I didn’t want to try, but because my body physically wouldn’t allow me to do the things. The sentence ended with “yet” most of the time, but still it started to feel very harrowing.These were things I needed to be working on,…

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Nutcracker Auditions 2015

The day has come and gone where everyone in the studio breaks into three groups by level and does our best to execute whatever combinations our director throws at us. Thank God.My Saturday actually began at the ballet studio (not the company studio) substitute teaching three classes; a 6-7-8 ballet, a 4-5 ballet, and a…

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Hi it’s been a week.

I have managed to make it through this week of classes.We were off on Monday for Labor Day, which was good considering something bit my feet (again) and they swelled up and I couldn’t walk on them until Tuesday.(Such a wreck.)I had my doctor’s appointment on Tuesday. I also showed her my bites and she…

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Hi, I’m human.

This week has been a rough one, to say the least.I managed to make it through classes the last three days, only having to sit out the last two or so combinations in yesterday’s class, which was the longest of the week. I saw my chiropractor yesterday, and asked him further about my knee. He…

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