In hindsight, I was all worked up over nothing. But at the time, I was so stressed I didn’t know what to do with myself. So I ate too much. Then I didn’t eat enough. I slept too much. Then I didn’t sleep enough. I practiced like crazy. Then I quit practicing and diverted my attention to something else. No matter what I did, it didn’t work.
I was all out of whack because my senior college trumpet recital was coming up. I wanted it to be great and was worried that I couldn’t make it happen. So…Read more