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A Little Nervous

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

I’m a little bit nervous today because I start my first night class at college tonight and even though it’s not my first class ever, it’s been a while since I’ve actually matriculated with other students. The last time I physically went to a class was about 2 ½ years ago during my last trimester when I was pregnant with my son and let me tell you I was still probably the oldest person there even though I was only 32 yrs old! It was funny though when the other students kept looking at my belly as it began to pop. I could tell people wanted to say something but were too afraid to ask because maybe they just thought I was getting fat – LOL! Since then, I have only been taking the classes that they offer online, which I love because 1.) I don’t have to leave home and 2.) I can do the work at my own pace.

Hopefully I can keep up with the material but I know it is going to require a lot of studying on my part because it is Anatomy and Physiology II, so a lot of it will be memorization of cell and tissue structure, organs, etc. So starting tonight, I will be giving up 2 nights a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 – 10 p.m. Yikes! All the while still working FT and dealing with the terrible two’s that my son is going through (and someone told me the other day that three is worse – Oh, my lord!!!). I’m sure it will all work out fine, just been thinking a lot about the class today and my long term plans. In the end I know this will all be worth it, but it sure is slow progress getting to where I want to be. This also makes me start to think about me trying to lose weight and I know it’s all the same thing. Anything that is really worthwhile doing for you is probably going to take a long time or be a struggle sometimes.

Slow and steady wins the race – that is what they say, but I sure hope they are right!!
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  • MUMCAULEY
    Hey, we're the same age!
    I know a lady who graduated with her PHD in clinical psychology about 30 years ago. When she complained to a very sage friend of hers that she would be 52 by the time she received her degree, his answer was that she would be 52 anyway. This comment really struck a chord with me and I think of it when I start to loose momentum toward my goals.
    Good luck with everything!
    3333 days ago
  • DANITX
    Good luck with your classes, I am taking two extremely hard classes right now for my MBA and just finished the outline for one of my research papers last night. It is harder with a baby and a full time job but I just keep imagining the benefits in the end and it gives me the energy and focus to keep going. I have one more class until I finish my MBA and will be completing that class this summer. I am so excited I don't know what to do! You will be great and do great and it is good to see you still striving to better yourself.
    3333 days ago
  • GRIDMICHE
    You will do fine dont worry just keep your eye on your goal and you will make it throu. Good luck with your little one the couple of hour out of the house might do both of you good. emoticon
    3333 days ago
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