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Listen to Your Mother!

I had the opportunity to be part of Evansville's LTYM this past weekend. I really just auditioned to prove to myself that I could and would audition; being chosen was icing on the cake. Then I suddenly had the anxiety and stress to deal with along with this unexpected pregnancy (oh yeah, I'm pregnant again... baby #5 coming in November), but with support from David, and the show's director and producer, I managed to see it through.

Below is the piece I wrote and read for the show. I was the closer of the evening, so as each performer finished their piece and then came backstage and breathed a big sigh of relief, I only became more and more anxious! It went great. My mom and stepdad came, as well as four friends, plus David and the kids. I think Jacinda fell asleep but woke up when it was my turn.

This was actually my second topic choice. At first I tried writing about my own mother; I soon realized that there was no way in hell I could read that aloud without ugly-crying …