Taking the Leap

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Well, I did it!

And, truthfully, it wasn't that bad. I practiced with Cody what I had planned
to say, but in the end, I really didn't use the entire 'speech'. Before the meeting I
received so many reassurances about my public speaking concerns because I
couldn't help but share my anxieties. Talking about it helped me overcome my
worry, and the support was more than I could ask for. I can't say that I felt
completely at ease, but I held my composure fairly well. It feels great to say
that I actually faced this crippling fear, and as a result, I may do it again.
Hopefully, with far less anxiety next time. Someone suggested that I do a
class on Photoshop to help with their newsletters!?!? We'll see.

Thanks again for your encouragement and well wishes!

On Sunday, we did have time to do a little sightseeing.
I hope to have a field trip ready for Friday!!

16 comments:

  1. yeah! i knew you would do well. cute video

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  2. Speeches are hard. I'd rather puke.

    Congrats to you!

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  3. Your virtual crowd applauds with glee! yey!

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  4. Yeah, you! And cheers for that laugh of yours, too.

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  5. Yay! That's great. (I got to spend this past weekend in Boone. Did me good)

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  6. Congratulations on your achievement. I like that you now have te confidence and are talking about doing it again.

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  7. yay - I'm sure you did wonderfully!

    thankfully, I don't mind speaking .. as long as I am comfortable with the topic. :)

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  8. Good for you!! awesome photo! :)

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  9. Congratulations WW! That video is darling. Way to go! It's awesome to do things that are difficult and come through with sailing colors.

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  10. Well done... and congratulation.
    It will be easier experience to do it the second time :-)

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  11. Way to GO, girl! And I love the happy video, gives me a smile at 6:30 a.m.!

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  12. YEY! Sorry I missed giving you wishes... I'm glad you aced it anyway. :)

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  13. i am so happy to hear that the talk went well AND your laughter in this video!

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  14. Way to go! I'm terrified of speaking in public.

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