There were some frustrating nights and mornings spent staring at a computer screen hoping an answer would pop out at me. I read more StackOverflow threads than I would care to admit, and my Google searches grew more and more desperate. I wanted to quit more than a handful of times.
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Since it’s just you and me here, I’ll admit a secret: I really hate being terrible at something.
When I try to pick-up a new skill, I take a look around at people that have been doing that “thing” for years, and I immediately want to be on their level. I want the instant gratification of being excellent instead of slogging through years of being terrible.
Here we are at the end of three months of full immersion and guess what? I’m nowhere near where I thought I would be.
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