Month: February 2016

Photo day 

Here’s some pictures from photo day yesterday                               One of the dear moms asked if the covers could take pictures just to have. Mrs Alex was gracious enough to offer her time and we were able to. It was fun to flip around and goof off…

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Content.

Last night, I was thinking. About tomorrow. About what may or may not happen. I thought about how I didn’t want to think about this. How it makes me so anxious I end up sick. How it’s completely out of my hands. I prayed. Talked to God like old friends. My prayers are rarely, “Dear…

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Prove it.

It’s funny hearing people tell me how they read my blog and the varying degree of addiction it causes them. I don’t know that I’ll ever get used to it, let alone understand why people actually enjoy reading such nonsense. Nonetheless, I still write this nonsense. So I guess there’s that. (Hi, y’all, glad to…

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Limit yourself. 

I deal with perpetual depression and anxiety.  Now that that is out of the way.  I woke up this morning pretty panicky. For no good reason, but I couldn’t shake it. All I wanted to do was dance, but deep down I was nervous that dance might make it worse. (Probably me jumping to worst…

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Swan rehearsal and fitting

This morning I woke up feeling anxious.  I couldn’t shake it. One of the girls even mentioned before barre that I didn’t seem myself.  I found myself fighting off panic attacks at the barre and it only escalated into rehearsal.  I bit my lip until it cracked and dug my nails into my side until…

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Thoughts and feels lately

I’ve been rather contemplative lately, in a funk of sorts. This tends to be when I get reflective and such, which has only been heightened by the excitement of a domain name, instagram account, facebook page, and everything else that has come about with the blog actually being a .com. Looking back, I realized this…

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Changes. 

Hi, hello, new platform here. Bear with me as I move things around and change things up and get comfortable in my new home.  I’m excited 🙂  Tuesday nights class was cancelled since almost everyone is part of Festival and they had an adjudication that night. Four of our choreographers each have a dance they…

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Daily Auditions

During warmup at rehearsal on Saturday, Ms. Munro made a comment. She said that during auditions, we really present and give our all and look our best, yet when we have class and rehearsals, we do less than that. She said we should do our audition-best all the time. Pushing our limits and working hard…

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Beginnings

It is clear that learning a part as complex as the Swan corps is way more difficult as a cover than as an actual swan. I sometimes find myself wondering if the girls know how lucky they truly are to have their place set and sure, not having to worry about what the other groups…

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