Life as a Writer, Disney World Cast Member, and
Big Sister through Foster Care & Adoption
Welcome back to Taylor Talks!
I finally got to go back to work today! It was so great to be back in my element and feeling that Disney spirit again.
Not only was I back at work, but I also realized that today marked my three month anniversary of being a Cast Member. I can't believe that I started back on December 1st... in some ways it seems like I just started, yet it also feels like I've been working there forever.
It's so great being part of a company that I've been connected to for my whole life. I mean, my family has loved Disney since way before I was born. My mom told me about how my grandpa saved up every cent he could in order to take his family to Disney World, and my parents had their honeymoon here at Disney... Disney is a huge part of all of our lives, so it really means the world to me to be part of such a special team.
What made my day even sweeter today was when I was told that I looked like Elsa! You know Elsa, right? Well I wasn't planning on looking like the queen from "Frozen," but I had my hair back in a braid today and of course I have light blonde hair. Ladies, you know how your hair kind of whips back and forth when you have it pulled back, either in a ponytail or a braid? It lays down your back, and then you move and it's over your shoulder. Hair has a mind of its own. Well I guess my braid had ended up falling over my shoulder, in similar fashion to Elsa's braid. I thought it was so cute to be compared to one of my favorite characters!
The only thing that made my day a little less than perfect was the fact that it had now been so long since I had worked and my feet had forgotten what it felt like. I spent so much time laying around in bed sick last week that I barely walked around my house, much less walked back and forth for hours at work. Still, it wasn't too bad compared to when I first started and my feet killed me every day. Instead it kind of felt like a little reminder that I needed to get back up and move around more, instead of being lazy at home.
In all seriousness though, I had an amazing day at work today. I really missed all of the Guest interaction last week and I got to talk to some pretty cool people today. It was an insanely busy day, but each time I had the opportunity to speak with a Guest for a little while, it really made me smile.
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My family has been doing foster care since I was three years old. I'm the only biological child in my family, though I now have five permanent siblings. Having nineteen siblings over the course of my lifetime has been an incredible experience, and I'm hoping that by sharing some of the ups and downs of being the only bio kid in a foster family, other foster families or people looking into doing foster care will be able to learn a bit of what life can be like. I also like to share what life is like on my journey to becoming a published author, as well as where my schooling and career choice are taking me.