Many people in my close circle told me that I was out of mind when I decided to go back to school at 40 years old. Of course I thought differently. Just because I am older, I can not continue my education? I can not continue to work towards fulfilling my dreams? I think not. To simply sum it all up short and sweet, this quote from novelist and poet C.S. Lewis says it all.
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I think I was going through a state of depression when I turned thirty. At 29 I broke off my engagement of one year of a boyfriend I had been dating for four and found myself a single mother of a newborn baby. All I kept thinking was, “I am not 20 anything anymore and on top of it all, I am someone’s mother!” This was never the life I had dreamed of myself on my 30th birthday, which occurred 2 months after my son was born. After many nights of crying and consistently having wine on hand for emergencies, I decided to get up and get on with my life. By all means, this little life now depends on me and to quote Whitney Houston from Waiting to Exhale, “I still look good!”