Work is not necessarily defined by the job you run to every morning. People often feel left out when they realize what they do on a daily basis has nothing to do with their gifts and talents.
For what it’s worth, keep at it. But it’s never the end but a means to an end.
Don’t forsake that nudge to do something new; to explore that thing you’ve always admired.
Just recently, I had a meeting with a Farmer. His farm has the capacity to take up all of his time, but guess what? He paints too. And his paintings are really good.
Yours may be art and craft, baking, teaching or just dancing. If you really want to do it, you’ll create the time.
And when you finally find that time, don’t do it once a year. Do it as frequently as possible and we’ll see what happens to you in a few months :D.