Yesterday was the last day of classes (unofficially) for me. I still have finals and I have work, but it is the last time that I will need to bring a pen and paper with the express purpose of taking notes. And that serves as more than enough reason to reflect. Reflection is something I do quite a bit, but since it’s the end of something and the beginning of something else, I think it’s worth it.
August 2015: Moved to the big city. Started college at the big campus. Was entirely overwhelmed and became a recluse, having frequent panic attacks and long periods of depression.
September 2015: Began looking for a job. Driving was non occurent. Stayed home as often as I could. Panic attacks frequent in car.
October 2015: Admitted I needed a mental health day for the first time. Anxiety levels still high.
November 2015: Found job. Made an effort to sit in car longer. Began more attentively budgeting.
December 2015: Made resolution to drive more. Began working on deciding what I wanted to do with my life.
January 2016: Went to job and class, drove to the store only-with husband.
February 2016: Began to discover women’s issues as field of interest. Took LSAT for law school.
March 2016: Convinced women’s issues are “my thing” and received LSAT scores. Began looking at law schools.
April 2016: Drove self to school each day, narrowed down schools, began Operation: Educate Everybody
May: I guess we’re about to find out.
This summer will be hectic. And I will love every minute of it. I’m planning to get some serious balls rolling, including a new and improved list of resources, which will be just bursting with information for everyone. I’m very excited about it. This summer I will be working my absolute hardest to do something I haven’t before: acted on a passion. And it took more growth than I knew it would to get here. Now that I have roots, it’s time to rise and shine.
Step one of O:EE complete. Now on to phase two.