I've done the work, I've agonised over deadlines; in the most part shed blood, sweat and tears over revision and thought 'Oh I give up' but I didn't and now all that's done and it's time to have the time of my life. I count myself so bloody lucky to have the family and friends I have, as well as people like you guys who I haven't even met but you're always there to cheer me on and give good advice. You've all seen the world for what it is and have for many years dealt with it's good it's bad and it's ugly - that's something I've got to learn, and it's going to be hard.
But I mean, my life is CHANGING, not altering but changing. Of course my family and friends are always going to be with me, we've formed a pact that we won't forget each other (drunken in the pub I admit but we're sticking to it with our friendship bracelets!) but I'm slowly realising how Jenny Powell is going on a new adventure, with new people and a new routine. I've yearned for this for years and years, even before GCSE but back then I wanted to go to Bath and study Journalism....shows you don't know what you really want until you get there - people were right after all!
Thank you all for everything you've said, I'm fond of you all even though I don't personally know the people behind the support, advice, and fab posts. I mean, my post is a mish mash of things but ultimately, these next two weeks are going to be so important that I've got to make the most of it, and I plan to. Any advice on stress busting would be much appreciated!! JP.xx
Two weeks today I'll be spending my second night in Portsmouth, I'll be settling into my halls with my new 'family'. My pots and pans will still be squeaky clean, perhaps only being used once whilst my room will be equally as squeaky (my mum's a clean freak too!)....and thinking about all of this is rather daunting, perhaps even a little bit terrifying.