Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Very First Post

Well, I'm somewhat new to this whole blogging thing. I'll admit I've tried things like this before, and I'm terrible at them. I'm hoping the theme will help.

Basically, I am currently 2 days away from leaving for dog training school. I will be four hours away from home and family. This includes all my friends, all the roads I'm familiar with, and most importanly my husband. I have to admit I'm terrified, and yet I'm also thrilled. I don't want to leave all the familiar stuff, but I really hope this can be a new start for me.

After college, I spent over a year trying to figure out what I wanted to do. I was a music major which meant that I'd either get a job in music or learn something else. I was completely burned out from music and knew that I didn't want to do that with my life. It was my dog, Cody, who encouraged me to look into dog training. He is, by far, the best dog ever, and he has learned so much so fast. He has given me confidence to try something new.

That being said, though, I am terrified as well. Like I mentioned before, I'm scared of leaving everything I'm familiar with, but there's more to it than that. I was a music major and got completely burned out. I'm really scared the same will happen with this. I can't imagine burning out on dogs, but what happens if I do? What will I turn to next? A lot is riding on confidence, my financial independence, the beginnings of my family. This has to work.

All I can do now, though, is hope (and pray). I'll know in a few short days what I really think of all of it. Until then, pray for me!