Redirecting what I learned into my manuscript for Black Waltz is necessary. I'm passionate about this. I'm justified. I don't feel that I lost anything in order to gain this wisdom. Well, I did lose something, but not her. Not her.
Reconnecting with my reason for being feels enjoyable now. I felt guilty about it before. Not anymore.
All of this on top of what's gone on in the political climate over the past couple of days--the timing is telling. I'm doing my part.