So there I was, teeth gritted, hands grabbing the edge of my seat. My heart rate was off the charts and the entirety of my attention on the stage.
And the winner is........ Someone else.
Gutted. Absolutely gutted. As I smiled and applauded the winner (gracous in defeat as I am) I was reminded of what I had written before the finals of the Blog Awards. I was reminded of just how unbelievably talented the eventual winner of Best Photo Blog this year is. I willed myself to remember that I've only had this blog for a few months and honestly, I reminded myself that I truly didn't deserve to win...
So there I was beforehand, dressed to impress, straight from college work to the first bit of fun I'd had in a long time. I'm surrounded by friends old and I'm meeting people who will be friends (I can FEEL it). The night is fantastic, the music is amazing and the entertainment... Well it is tantalizing 😉
There is only one word for the night...
As I lay in bed, not a care in the world and my disappointment melted away, Karli whispered to me, "I know you didn't win tonight, but I'm still so proud of you". That's all I need isn't it? I drifted off and woke up into a beautiful Friday morning. For some reason there's a big smile on my face and all I can think to myself is... Begin Again
I might not have won a trophy on the night but I still feel really good about life and the future, sure look the sun is rising again 😊
I am Timi