This is huge for me. I've been chipping away at this college thing for a long time. You can read a post about my struggles here. I never thought this day would come, where I have a concrete plan in place for graduating. I am finishing up my 6th year of college and I have made some not so awesome decisions along the way. But, if I hadn't made those decisions, my life would be a lot different right now, and I'm not certain if it would be in a good way. I wouldn't have ever met Andy, that's for sure. I'm also incredibly lucky that my parents gave me a second chance to go back to school. Not many people would be so fortunate.
Being in school and working full time is hard. I don't have a "summer vacation" this year. I'm taking 9 credit hours instead. But getting my degree is something I am very willing to sacrifice my free time for. I'm deciding whether I want to take 9 credit hours this fall as well, but I'm afraid I will overwhelm myself. I have a few more weeks to decide, so we shall see.
Have you ever been so close to goal you can almost touch it? That's how I'm feeling right now. I'm also feeling a little bit like this: