Status Update

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It’s been about 2 weeks since I posted, and since then a lot has happened!  Those last 2 weeks have been crazy, between work, school, and family vacation I’ve been crazy busy. But I’m ready to get back on track to posting for you guys twice weekly.  🙂 But until my next post on Friday, which will be an awesome post by the way, 😛 here’s a recap of my progress and stuff going on.

So let’s start with the awesome news first.  Not only did I complete my second semester of my Master’s classes ( no word yet with what my grade is), but I was also accepted as a fully matriculated student to the Social Work Masters program.  The last year I have been a non-matriculated student, paying out of pocket for my classes.  The max amount of classes that a non-matriculated student can take is 2. For anyone paying attention, that means that this semester was my last class until I was accepted. Now that that has happened, I can finally move on to the rest of my classes. 🙂

2 weeks ago I went on a weekend vacation with my family to a dude ranch in upstate NY.  It was an awesome time!  Here are a few pics below of the place we were.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And for the first time in a long time while on vacation, I felt really great. In order to get ready for the trip, I went clothes shopping.  While shopping, I decided to try on a pair on 9 jeans. They were tight, not going to lie.  But they fit.  They fit, and they look amazing, if I do say so myself.  I got to wear these jeans on vacation, with a really cute top, and this is one of the reasons why I felt so good. Finally buying a pair of jeans that were in the single digits was such a great feeling. Now I can’t wait until these are getting too big for me. 🙂

By the way, one of the shirts that I got to wear with the jeans… a size small!

So this past weekend I traveled again with my family, this time to Alfred University.  My little brother graduated from college.  I can’t put to words how proud I am of him.  It was a fun time seeing him, since we haven’t in a long time.  With Alfred being a  6-7 hour drive away, we don’t get to see him as much as other families get to see their college students.  But my brother and his house mates threw a party the night before, and seeing him with all his friends and their families too was so much fun.

Not going to lie, while I had a great time at the party, and seeing my brother, the graduation itself was NOT fun.  It was about 3 and a half hours long, and their main speaker droned on and on for almost an hour.  The drive there and back wasn’t too fun either, but I managed to still have a good time and get all my last minute assignments done…. even if it was while typing on my phone on the way home.

Another fun part of the past 2 weeks is that while I usually end up going up in weight while traveling and on vacation, this time I didn’t.  Within a day of being back each weekend, I was back down to whatever I was since I had left.  It’s a good thing to know that I can recover within a day and be back on track without missing a beat.

Okay, enough ranting.  Now that I am back on track, you’ll be hearing from me on a weekly basis.  I have a lot of ideas for this site, and for you, the reader!!  I’m making a ton of progress on my journey to being healthy, and I can’t wait to share it all with you.  Check back in on Friday, I’ll have a new post then… like I said earlier, it’ll be a really good one that I am excited to share with everyone! 🙂

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