There have been so many learning lessons throughout this process, and I know there will only be more to come. But the biggest lesson in all of this is to not be afraid to do something you love. Trust me, it is more than worth it.
Fitting out is not about being rebellious and purposefully trying to get a charge out of people like you did when you were a teenager. Fitting out is about being okay with following your heart, with being who you are.
A passion doesn't just plug you into a dependable source of rhapsodic moments each week, it also provides the best kind of happiness: gratification, a lasting sense of fulfillment that the instant mood upgrades can't.