In September 2015, when I decided to quit my full time job as an accountant at HBO to follow my passion of making people's dream events come to life, I never knew how fulfilling and difficult it would be. I am very happy I founded @divablooms for so many reasons. Don't get me wrong...It's a lot of hard work and it can be scary and very lonely at times. I was without health insurance for almost two years and couldn't even think about a 401k plan or investing for retirement until weeks ago. And I have lost a lot of my friends because I am pretty much always working. When I took that leap of faith, I had just recently started seeing someone and when I told him I was quitting a very good job, he was nervous and I'm glad that didn't scare him away...he is now my husband. This life...entrepreneurship and any new venture you may want to attempt, takes a big heart, a lot of blood (I cut myself all the time), sweat (most of my events are in the summer and it sure is hot out there) and tears (there are many times I want to quit and give up) and it takes a few key people that will support your seemingly irrational decisions! I just keep telling myself that when you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. Feeling blessed to have an amazing team on my side and a lot of supporters. Here's to growth and continuing to take leaps of faith because God is always great!
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