Maggie Gorham struggles to find the words to sum up that moment.
Not the moment the elated Belconnen Magpies star heard her name called by the GWS Giants with pick four of the AFLW draft.
Not the moment she stood on stage with her new coach Alan McConnell. That felt more like a dream.
It was the moment she saw her mother Donna and her father Brett, a pair of cancer survivors who have been through so much. And her brother Jackson, and sister Georgia.
"That's when it did finally sink in, that this has happened," Gorham said.
"Just seeing how happy they were for me, it made me happy. I just wanted to do it for them, it was really special.
"This blows my mind away really, I still can't get my head around everything that has happened.
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"It was pretty surreal getting the best and fairest in Canberra. Now it's a good thing. The doubts I had about myself, pretty much all of those have gone away now.
"I'm looking forward to getting a footy in my hand and starting training."
Gorham will pack her bags and move to Sydney in the coming weeks having emerged from the wilderness to score a spot on the Giants' list.
For not so long ago headlining a group of six Canberra products being taken in the draft was the last thing Gorham pictured herself doing.
Gorham had hung up the boots at the end of 2017. The reigning Bainrot Medal winner looks back now and wonders what she was doing.
Because the moment the Giants got wind of her, pick four was sorted.
"Obviously knowing it was coming, it was less nerve-racking for me than some of the other girls," Gorham said.
"Just with everyone finding out, and all of my teammates, back home, you want to do it for them.
"I'm grateful, I'm so grateful this happened and I was lucky enough to be number four.
"It just made me more excited to be honest, just for everything. Now this is actually happening.
"It was good to get it out of the way, now I'll just focus on footy."
CANBERRA PLAYERS BOUND FOR AFLW
Maggie Gorham - GWS Giants, pick four
Hannah Dunn - Gold Coast Suns, pick 22
Najwa Allen - Adelaide Crows, pick 37
Alexia Hamilton - Gold Coast Suns, pick 38
Jacqueline Parry - Melbourne Demons, pick 54
Talia Radan - West Coast Eagles, pick 92