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The Day I Quit My Day Job
So um, did you read the title of this post? Because um, I did it!! Eek! Friday I put in my letter of resignation at work. Holy crap. I’m freaking the eff out. It is a really weird feeling right now. I don’t think it has completely set in.
I have been dreaming about this for about 6 months now. Contemplating. Brainstorming. Wondering. Wishing. But mostly….procrastinating. I was putting it off. I kept coming up with excuses NOT to follow my dream. (ex: the timing at work wasn’t right; it’s slow season in my shop) This was mostly because I was scared of failing. Obviously.
So the day that I finally decided to put in my letter of resignation I was a wreck, drinking peppermint tea all day in hopes of soothing my nervous stomach. I knew that there was no turning back, no more excuses to keep me from an uncertain (but potentially awesome) future.
But I did it. I left work, I rolled the car windows down, I put on Mumford and Sons. I smiled. I, admittedly, even cried a little. I felt so many emotions at one time. There was happiness, excitement, disbelief, denial, fear, panic. But mostly….relief. The relief of getting out of something that was holding me back. Now I can fully pursue something that I love.
This is honestly beyond my dreams and I never imagined this would ever be possible up until about 6 months ago. I am so thankful to have the base of a business that is *hopefully* going to continue to grow. Now that I will be working on it full-time, I’m fully accepting that challenge.
So I just wanted to say…….I couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you for your overwhelming support for my blog, my shop, and this huge decision.
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