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I’m a Big Girl Now

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I GRADUATED.

I am officially a Master of Fine Arts. I can officially put it on my resume and have it be legitimate. I successfully walked up to get my diploma without falling on my face in the one-inch heels that I successfully rolled my ankle in on several occasions just minutes before.

Here are some things I learned from graduation day that I didn’t take note of from my undergraduate.

1. My hair doesn’t curl.

No matter how many hours, days, and weeks I put into curling my hair for the big day, it just won’t hold. And yes, I know there is a thing called hairspray, but that only makes it worse. It’s not worth it to be almost late for your graduation because you were curling your damn hair.

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2. No matter how comfortable the heels seem, re-think it.

I can only handle half-inch heels, but I have a hard time finding them. So I can’t clarify this enough. Those heels only SEEM comfortable because you are walking around in them for a whole two minutes before buying them. The reality is, you’ll be wearing them for hours, and you’ll want to saw off your feet like that blonde guy did in Saw.

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3. You’re going to look stupid in the cap

Even if my hair ended up being perfectly curled, the cap would still look dumb.

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Me and my pal Tierney.

4. There will be crying.

There’s not stopping it. It will happen.

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Some more photos!

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21 thoughts on “I’m a Big Girl Now

  1. OK, please forgive me as I’ve been out of town so I’m just now reading this, but CONGRATULATONS DARLIN’! I know how much work it is. I have my M.A. and it was a gazillion times harder than getting my B.A. Or maybe it was just me. In any case, it’s a big deal. You look lovely in all the photos, BTW. 🙂

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