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I am a real big

most of the time. It doesn’t matter what the situation is, I am usually so scared of being a part of it. I have always been some level of chicken my whole life. I didn’t even order my food when out at a restaurant until I was 16 years old. I always made my mom do it and my dad used to get so frustrated. He used to say, “What’s there to be affraid of?” And that applied to more than just food orders.

However, the times that I overcame my fears and just did it…I have never regretted. It made me such a stronger person…more of a person that I could live with and love. There are a few things in my life right now that I have been too chicken to even face. Opportunities, lifestyle changes, you name it, I am just poking my head in the sand and letting the feathers fly.

An opportunity came up minutes ago that sparked this blog entry. My first reaction was to chicken out and not even try out (for a scrapbook design team), but I am going to do it. It’s been years since I have belonged in the scrapbook community and I miss it. It inspired me. I know I had this huge build up and all it really was was something crafty, but it’s more than that. More than I can detail here on this little ol’ blog.

So I am just going to
{And not in a lime green bikini!}

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    *Paula*
    March 26, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    LOL – I’m loving the images you used. Go for it! And good luck 🙂

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    Jackie
    March 26, 2009 at 9:30 pm

    Not only will you be on the team, you’ll be the best one!!! I’m not going to wish you good luck because you don’t need it, you’re that good!

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    Stephanie
    March 27, 2009 at 12:48 am

    I’m pretty chicken myself…but go for it! Either way, you’ll never regret it!

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    {Susan...Seriously.}
    March 27, 2009 at 1:20 am

    you have to tell me!!! with who!! rock it girl!! off to bug you on facebook!!

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    Shalene
    March 27, 2009 at 4:55 am

    Awesome, jump in with both feet! You are amazing and have so much to offer. Good luck, I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

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    Kristie
    March 27, 2009 at 6:39 pm

    Amy – yes! you must do it! this is just me, but i’d rather endure a little rejection than always wonder. you are amazing, and if it doesn’t happen, it wasn’t meant to be. but if it does …. yeah! go get ‘um!

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    Grandma Holly
    March 31, 2009 at 12:13 am

    You go and dont look back. Jump in and never regret it. You are great in this area.

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    Annie
    April 9, 2009 at 7:28 am

    The first thing my sis, Loralee, told me about you was: “You won’t believe this awesomely creative person that just moved in! You have to check out her blog.” And so I did and although I’ve never met you, I know that you are awesomely creative. So forget that chicken because fear is not from God. If you are a chicken now, I can’t wait to see what you can do once you chuck the chicken!

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