Dec 172013

On June 6, 2013, I started taking ballroom dancing lessons at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in South Barrington. I always loved to dance, at least alone in my room. I thought it would be fun to be taught how to dance. It was also give me the exercise my medical doctor thought that I needed. I also thought it would give me some social exposure as well. For those that follow this blog, you know that is something that I need to work on. Doing ballroom dancing in front of everyone would be a challenging exposure for me.

On Saturday, I had my first ballroom dancing competition at the Holiday Star Ball. Needless to say, I was very nervous about it. I was nervous about getting the steps right, but more so I was nervous about performing in front of others. There were other couples on the floor with me, any where from three to six others, which made it a little better.

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