Yeh, well I can attest to all of the above. I haven't written on my blog in almost a year. For a while I just didn't write because I had time. Then I started to write, but never finished because I just didn't have the time. Then I finally had some time and I felt like it didn't matter if I wrote or not. Well, its time. Sometimes you just have things you NEED to say, but no one to vent to. I mean sure, I could vent to a lot of people, but it gets really annoying sometimes. So now, I'll just vent on my blog again to give them the choice whether or not they want to hear it.
Let's just start off with school. After this semester, I will have 69 hours. I will be done with my 5th semester, and I will OFFICIALLY be a junior. This doesn't seem like that big of a deal, but no one in my family has graduated college as a traditional college student. Now, I did take a year off during what was supposed to be my sophomore year. So I guess I'm not technically a traditional college student, but I still consider myself one on the '5 year plan'. I should be graduating in Spring 2015, which would be exactly 5 years since I graduated high school. If I can pull this off, I will be SO proud of myself, because I will technically have graduated in 4 years (of coursework) even after changing my major TWICE.
Right now I am taking Anatomy & Physiology II with lab, Speech Communication, and Introduction to Rehabilitation Sciences. I took Pilates and Weightlifting during the first part of the semester as well. So, at 10 hours, this has been my slowest semester yet. I am signed up for 16 hours next semester, and then 6 over the summer. (Last summer I dropped all my courses to work full time and save up money. That didn't work out very well, so I am 100% taking summer courses this year.) After this summer, I will have 91 credits, and be a SENIOR.
In my Intro to Rehab class, my teacher basically explains to us what our major is...what we can do with our degree once we graduate, and tells us about the different professions and grad school. Now that I am in my junior year and graduation is creeping up on me, my adviser has begun to talk about it. Knowing that I completely screwed up my freshmen year, I am terrified that I won't be accepted to ANY PT schools. If I do, I am well aware that it probably won't be in or around Savannah. I will probably have to move to another state, so its very stressful to think about.
Next, I'm going to talk about work. (This subject shouldn't be as long ;))
Although I'm only taking 10 hours at school, which technically is not full-time, I still spend at least 30-40 hours a week on school with out of class studying and class times. I love my major, so I REALLY love most of my course work. What's stressful is knowing that not only do I have to spend that much time on school, but I also work full-time. My hours have been cut recently due to other restaurants opening in the area (all the servers' hours have been cut at my store), but I usually dedicate my entire weekend to work, and my entire week to school. Work is stressful. Since I live with my boyfriend, we are in charge of putting all the food on the table, keeping the lights on, and making sure we have clothes to wear. I hear people forever talking about how they still live with their parents at the age of 25. That's cool and all, like they don't really have to pay for much...but I'll take the extra responsibility for all of my own freedom.
I have some really awesome friends. Seriously. I KNOW I am always running, and I literally forget to talk to people sometimes because I have so much on my plate. Even when I haven't talked to certain people in week or even months, they still come back into my life like there was no gap in between.
Keely, you went and got married and we still managed to workout together and go on Savannah shopping trips ALL the time. When I got into my major though, I know I started to suck at QT with you. Thanks for still being there for me.
Hannah, we probably haven't talked in like 5 months due to our work schedules being completely opposite. We've been through so much since 1st grade. Hating each other, loving each other, not talking to each other, working together. You will always be my best friend. I love you!
Taylor, you moved 11,000 miles away, and you wake up at 7 am to talk to me sometimes. I mean, I do the same, but hey. :) Even though we've been friends since 9th grade, I feel like we got so much closer SO quickly over the past couple months. I love you and I canNOT wait for you to get back from Australia!
Morgan, you're my freaking sister. You know that I am here for you 24/7 whether we talk daily or weekly. You 4 are so important in my life. Each one of you is in my life for a different reason, and I don't know what I would do if I was without any of you.
I have other friends who are just as important, but I don't have time to sit here and name you all. One day, maybe I'll just write a blog on every single one of my friends. Oh man, that'd be great.
So, I haven't curled my hair in like 9 months, and I'm in the process of it now. I will go finish that, and then probably study. Then I'm waking up at 6:30 to go to the gym with Princess Pratt. Then I have class tomorrow. I HAVE FRIDAY OFFFFFFFF. Like, no school, no work. I don't know what to do with myself. I may freak the f*ck out. I might go stir crazy sitting at my house. Maybe I'll just take a nap. I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH A DAY OFF.