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I use to read Teen Bop Magazine

As a kid growing up in the suburbs of Dallas, Tx, I always had the feeling and desire to be popular! I wanted to wear the latest fashions, from Abercrombie and Fitch, to Doc Martens boots and Steve Madden platforms, to Joe Boxer. They somehow represented what I thought I wanted to do — fit in. Be Normal. Yes, you read correctly. I wanted to be "normal." I spent the bulk of my youth, and 20's, trying to be normal. I didn't want to be the most talented, stylish or outgoing, or have the most sense of self. It was as though I wanted to be held up high while at the same time fitting in. I wanted notoriety, but didn't understand how "normality" would not bring ANY special attention.

Thank the Goddess above that I found the arts. Thank you, Goddess, for telling me to take a journey to where I am today. (Thank YOU for taking the journey with me.) I now see what I dream and GO FOR IT! Even when I am scared, I make it my mission to act fearless as I move forward toward my goals. Being a dancer, singer, and actor (and now blogger, writer, and soon-to-be producer) taught me to stretch outside of myself. To go beyond expectations, especially my own, so that my dreams would be more vivid and alive.