"It honestly amazes me how well it all turned out. After ten years of mulling it over, lying to myself that it wasn't the case; it was just a phase, and then an extra four months of waiting for my Division Commander to sign the papers... And then the interesting two and a half years of watching the process, it's... It's done. Never a day in my life did I think that I would actually be able to have this, of all things I've yearned for. I never thought that the end result would turn out so... Beautiful. I feel comfortable, but even when I look in the mirror I can't help but feel disbelief that this is me. That disbelief soon turns to pride because, well... It is me. A new me. The me that was... Gilded for so long beneath a shell that I couldn't stand to look at. This is who I am. And, truthfully... I have never felt happier in my life."
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Well, at least somebody can have what they want in life. Me I... Still have to be patient. Hopefully I'll come back to Knox with good news awaiting me.