Category: progress

Perspective

I had a conversation with a dear friend of mine that started with informing her of the success of the harder shanks in the pointe shoes. And honestly, now I have a seemingly new-found perspective, as well as a figurative weight off my shoulders. Which is silly, because I kinda knew all this before. It…

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Empty studio

Usually on Tuesdays, I’m only at the studio until about 7pm. This is considered early for me, as most of my classes start at 7 and go til 9. (I get there at 5 because it’s just easier than going home, which is far away. And traffic sucks.) Last night, however, I didn’t leave until…

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Your happiness is yours.

“Are you still on that high?”My teacher asked me when she saw me today.I simply said, “Mostly!” to avoid bringing up the thing that had wavered the high slightly.I knew she knew. I don’t know if she knew I knew.Regardless, everyone within earshot had no business knowing, so I played it off. For some reason,…

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Understudy.

When I did theater in High School, I tended to get understudy roles.Such is the curse of responsible students, and ones who won’t complain until you give them a part.(and it probably didn’t help that I was insecure and didn’t speak up. How times have changed.) Point is, I learned so many valuable lessons being…

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Work for what you want.

Yesterday I seemed to be struck with a new dose of determination.I don’t know where it came from,I’m not sure what brought it on,But I would be okay if this became a new normal. My legs felt like jelly in a way I can’t remember feeling in a long time. I wish I could do…

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