Two international ballet competitions. Two silver medals. Two months. If you asked me a year ago if I thought I would be where I am today my answer would have been:”Only in my wildest dreams.” A year ago, I was at a very difficult and painful turning point in my life. I had gone to the Moscow International Ballet Competition and was eliminated after the first round. It was an experience I had desperately tried to erase, not only from my memory but from my biographies, stories, and all