“Mary is her own worst enemy.”
That phrase has turned up on high school and college report cards, employer reviews, and even a letter of reference.
I drafted my application to the class many times. I edited, rewrote it and started over many times.You might have thought it was a PhD thesis. In the end what I submitted was a paragraph and a half of run on sentences and unfinished thoughts. I was accepted!! Maybe, just maybe I demand too much of myself, and I am my own worst enemy.
My struggles with Attention Deficit make me pretty good at the unfinished. I have have started projects all over the house. Scrapbooking, painting and jewelry designs. To apply for this challenge, I had to trust myself that I will finish. Aside from completing 5 prototype pieces for a line of jewelry there will be 3 blog hops. Kind of like a semester report in High School. Something I failed miserably at.
But I have been working at techniques to work with my distracted mind instead of against it. Learning why I lose interest in a project has helped me to stay on task.
I am so excited to begin this endeavor! I will be sitting in the virtual classroom along side very talented jewelry designers. We will be discussing fashion trends, how to design a cohesive line and branding.
This class will make me better. At design, recognizing trends, branding.. and maybe just maybe I will learn to love my creative self, and stop being my own enemy.