So proud of that hood!
If that wasn't crazy enough, I wanted to get a second graduate degree and right up until the end of August I was registered for classes.
I still remember the day that I told Mike that I wanted to take time off from taking classes and not pursue my Criminal Justice Masters degree. We were running near our house and I told him that because of the time commitment to running (and eventual triathlon training) that I didn't think I wanted to continue with school. Notice that I said wanted, not could.
I definitely could have taken my classes and done well. I planned our wedding, worked full-time and still managed to hold a 4.0 GPA while I earned my Masters degree, so I could have done it again. However, I didn't want to do it. My heart wasn't in it and I officially felt burnt-out.
After twenty-one years of school, who wouldn't feel burnt-out?
I am still technically a student in the Criminal Justice Masters program, however, I didn't take any classes this year and I most likely will not pursue this degree. (However, I will continue my status as a student just in case I change my mind in the three years I am allowed to not take classes).
As a sign language interpreter, I am a lifelong learner. I constantly learn new things in the classes that I interpret, but it isn't the same thing as taking my own classes.
That's why as of Tuesday I am now registered to take Sports Nutrition in the fall.
Doesn't that sound like fun!?
Not only has this lifestyle that Mike and I have established for ourselves given me a means to a healthier life, it has given me the reason to take more classes!
If I enjoy this class, I am going to try to take all of the courses in the Exercise Science Certificate program at my college.
I'm looking forward to getting back into the "classroom" (this is an online course so the classroom is my laptop) in the fall!
Any other lifelong learners out there?