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December 23rd, 2007 at 06:27 pm

Hello everyone! As I'm sure you've already read my "About Me" info over to the side, I'll just elaborate a bit more on it. OK, I'll ramble on for a huge amount of time--be prepared! LOL!

I've been a SAHM since August 2004. Actually my last day of work was the same day Hurricane Charlie came through (yes, I'm in Florida). I was working for a major mortgage company and had been there for 8 years. Prior to that I was in the Army, but was discharged after 1 1/2 years due to multiple injuries (long drawn out story that really isn't that exciting).

In between I was able to get in one year of college before getting married, committing myself to a full-time job, and having children. I was finally able to go back once I could become a SAHM. I began my second year of college at the beginning of 2006. It took a while to finish due to now having children around, but I finally graduated with my AA degree in Behavioral & Social Sciences this December 2007.

I will be continuing my degree with the University of Central Florida this January 2008. I'm majoring in Criminal Justice (BS), minoring in Psychology, and working on a certificate in Behavioral Forensics. I should be done in three years (December 2010).

While I am going to college I am racking up the student loans so I know I'll need to get rid of as much debt as possible before I graduate in December 2010 and they become due in June 2011. Even though I'm sure I'll be working again by the time they are due, I would really rather not have many other bills/debts with them. Debt is evil! LOL! But I really could justify getting what I needed for college if it means a better life in the future.

So that is me for now. I'll add another post to explain where I am starting out with my debt and how I plan on getting rid of it. Ta-ta!

5 Responses to “Introduction”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    Hello! Congrats on graduating. I have'nt been able to go finish my BA, so its good to see someone acheiving that! Good luck!

  2. reginaastralis Says:

    Hello neighbor! Where in Florida are you from? I'm out near Tampa. Did you choose to quit around Hurrican Charley, or were you forced out?

  3. collegemomma Says:

    Hello, Boomeyers! Thank you and it's nice to meet you!

    Hello, Reginaastralis! I'm in Palm Coast between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. It was a total coincidence that it was my last day. I had given my notice two weeks earlier by choice. Nice to meet you, too!

  4. Maismom Says:

    Welcome! And looking forward to reading your blog.

  5. Broken Arrow Says:

    Welcome. Smile

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