Delusions of Grandeur: I Came Here to Be an Actress
So I say goodbye to the one thing that has always made me happy -- the one thing other than blood that flows through my veins...
the career that I always thought I would go back to...
the career that had me counting down the months 'til I could be back in its ruthless arms.
I say goodbye to the dozens of casting notices that appear in my inbox every week. I've been deleting them for years -- but never unsubscribed.
I leave the city that holds my dreams, because this move ensures college tuition for my boys...
it makes sports and music lessons possible without putting a strain on our budget...
and it's a dream job for my husband.
My dream for his. Practicality deems it so.
I don't know how to give up my delusions of grandeur.
I feel like I'm supposed to leave a mark.
I feel like I'm supposed to make a difference.
But then again...
maybe I already have:
Jenni Chiu writes at MommyNanibooboo.com
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