I did plan to write this post before graduation, but sometimes things don't go to plan - oops.

So I've finally graduated!
(Tuesday 5th September at 6:45pm).

There's no need for me to be this specific, but it'll be nice to read back on this in a year's time and know the exact date and time. Each time I say I can't believe that this has actually happened, I mean it. It doesn't feel real at all that I've done it. It all happened so fast. What they don't tell you is that the "graduation jet lag" is SO real. I've never been so tired, I really passed out when I got home it's mad.

As my ceremony was in the evening, we still had to be there 3 hours early for me to collect my tickets, robes and get my picture taken by the onsite photographers that they hired for the day. I'm so glad that I got to share this day with my Mum, Dad, Brother, Sister & my Aunt. They've all been my rock for the past 3 years so to have them sitting in the crowd cheering me on as I walked across the stage made my day.

Arriving at the Alban Arena, it didn't hit me that I was graduating. Putting on my robes and hat, it still didn't hit. I kid you not, it was when they took us out of our seats in the Cathedral is when life hit me hard and I realised that this is it. This is the moment my coursemates and I have worked so hard for. 3 years of blood, sweat and a lot of tears all came down to this moment. I can't lie, my heart began to race. All I was worried about was falling over, which was dumb as the floor was pretty even and the stage had carpet on so I was fine. I had nothing to worry about it was all in my mind.

As I said, the day goes by so fast. This one day I planned for weeks. Finding the right outfit, shoes, getting my hair, nails and eyebrows done all for it to fly right past me... nah can I have a redo? I want to live it all again and really take it in. It went by too fast guys, you don't understand 😭. The only way to do graduation again is to pick up a masters degree... interesting. Nah I'm good, I'm done with studying lol. Bit of a short one just because I'd rather tell the full story in person! 😅

"and so the adventure begins!"


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