Well shoot. The year is almost over. I will say that I think I had a few art pieces that I'm happy with. I hope to maybe get one or 2 more done before the End of the year, but we shall see!
So just an end of the year Update. I graduated and completed my schooling for Cosmetology. I actually Graduate on September 12, 2017. I took my both of my Test. I have Passed my written with flying colors. The practical the first time.... I failed it. (Missed it by 1 point). And that got my really down. Because Maryland State licensing is a pain to get another testing date out, I had to wait almost a month before I can go back and take it. Took it on November 13th, with more practice and confidence I passed with flying colors. The relief and the stress off of me made it so I cried because that just how I get my stress off my back. I'm a cry baby TwT
Anyways! After a few weeks on waiting for my license to get into the Maryland State and me FINALLY getting my hard copy of the License. (I can now work at the salon Legally XD ) I felt more overwhelmed than I did when I received my Bachelors degree from College. Don't get me wrong. I'm happy I got my degree. The lessons I learned in College and how to deal with people helped, but the feelings, emotions, the time I put into this license, just so I can do Nails as a career, made it all the worth while.
But after I received my license. I fell into this weird depression. I started comparing myself to people who've been in the industry longer than me. People who are younger than me already getting a house, or have their financial life together. People who I'm close with, but have a different career path than I do. I wasn't chasing my dream for the money. I was chasing it because I wanted to be the best Nail tech, but when I fell into this depression. I felt the need to get greedy and chase the money so I can be where everyone else was too.
After almost a good week of talking too with my friends, my family, my co workers, and even my husband. I realized that I'm not them. I'm me. I worked really hard to get where I am. I decided to take a left turn in my career because I wanted to make money doing what I love to do. Not be stuck in a corporate job, sitting in front of the computer sending emails. I love doing Nails. I love expressing my art and my passion with it. I LOVE educating my clients about proper nail care and how to treat your nails right! To me that's important. I love teaching, and I've always had a passion for it. And maybe I will one day. But now, I would rather enjoy my life, be with my husband, and do nails like I've always dreamed I would.
Thanks for being with me in 2017!
I hope 2018 is another amazing adventure!
Listening to: Heart Breaker - Marina and the Diamons
Drinking: Dr. Pepper 10