A recent challenge has been overcome, and you can now focus on a new challenge.
Some people might think that you have been foolish, but you are fully aware of what you have been doing and what you want. To other people, your choices might seem confusing, but deep down inside you are very confident about who you are and where you want to go when it comes to this particular desire. Stay true to what you want and give other people time to realise that you are on the right track and you are doing fine.
Yes, sometimes we need to spend money to make money, but you need to ensure that the money you spend is a good investment.