That picture was taken of me last Saturday at the fantastic WDW Moms Panel Fan Meet. I had a fantastic time connecting with friends. Laura Spencer gave a fantastic party to celebrate the Panel and let people connect with them.
Since I was very open about my application this year, I figured that I should also be open about my rejection. Second round notifications went out today, and once again I did not make it through. I'm not sure why I didn't make it through, that's not information that gets shared. Perhaps I answered a question wrong, or made a grammatical error, perhaps I'm just not interesting enough. Since then many people have reached out to me with love and support. I cherish and appreciate each and every one of you. I want you all to know that I am OK. Yes, I'm sad, it hurts, but I'm doing well.
I announced my not moving forward with this tweet "No Moms Panel pixie dust for me... guess I'll just have to keep making my own." It's because of you, my readers, my friends that I can keep doing just that. Every single day I wake up I have the opportunity to share the magic of Disney with you. I can't imagine enjoying something more. Your loyalty and support mean the world to me, and I'll continue to be right here on dvcmom.com spreading the magic the best way that I know how. As long as you're out there reading, I'll keep on writing.
I am extremely excited that some of my dearest friends moved on to the second round. They are some of the kindest, friendliest, most deserving people that I know and I give them my full love and support in their continued Moms Panel journey. You can (and should) go read their blogs at Jackie's Magical Moments, Babes in Disneyland and Mama of All Trades!
I may need to book an extra Disney trip to cheer up... who wants to do the Princess 5K with me?!