- I started college as a nursing major, this is what I had anticipated doing for YEARS. So it was really surprising for me to realize that I really didn't want to do it anymore.
- I switched to Child Life Specialist which is a sort of social worker and therapist wrapped up in one. The program at my school is ridiculously competitive and there aren't many job opportunities so I wasn't really feeling it anymore.
- SO, I changed to Psychology on a sort of whim. I could see myself as a therapist for kids but I did not know that I would need a doctorate for that. I also am not a fan of secular psychology or therapy and as a Christian it would be very hard for me to counsel people without being able to bring God in the picture
- Currently: I will be going into the fall semester at a different school as a Speech and Hearing Major. As in, I want to be a speech therapist. I'm really excited for this. When I realized that psychology wasn't going to work out I started praying that God would reveal a new path for me. And low and behold I was driving in the car with Claire's mom and she brings up speech therapy, saying I would be good at it. A few months ago the mother of my favorite family suggested the same thing. I started thinking about it and was sold.
My hopes are that I didn't apply too late and I can still get into the classes I need, that I can enjoy being at home and reconnecting with some friends, that maybe this new school will lead me to my future husband. I can dream :)
Onto even more exciting news!! As yesterday I am officially going to attend the 2014 Secret US Gymnastic Classic!!! This is a televised competition that's the final qualifier for nationals. I am BEYOND excited, my whole family will go to Chicago for a few days and my mom is going to watch the competition with me. And an added bonus??? Claire goes to school in the city so I will get to see her! I'm totally geeking out, I really hope I can get some autographs, I hope my seats are good. I really can't wait!!!