The day itself was beautiful and emotional. It was a true celebration of the past 5 months together.
I'm going to miss seeing my friends two nights a week, every week. I'm going to miss the special connection. The learning, the intense conversation, the focus.
But emotionally, and physically, it was time for it to be over. I'm a little exhausted, and ready to have my nights back. I'm also proud and excited and nervous and ...
If I had to boil it down, my mantra over the past 5 months was probably, "Embrace. Survive. Learn." Life was just so busy and full. Now I get to take the next two months to travel and regroup, and in those months to adjust my mindset from student to teacher!