Not to complain, just a statement of life as it is: I look forward to when time that is currently consumed with school, can be relegated to other priorities in life (which can then resume their needed place).
It will be nice to go to BS on Wednesday nights and not feel weighted by the volume of coursework that is waiting at home.
Likely it won't be as simple as this, likely there will be other things in life that will volley for time.
I would like to keep in mind my end goal for this program- not just to get some pretty letters after my name, but to create a better life where I can work less and spend that 'extra' time investing in people, relationships, causes that are important to me.
I detest the rat race that is the lower mainland and crave other things out of life.
I do not want to work 6 days a week for the rest of my life, or wake up and realize that the best years have zoomed past and while I may have somewhat of a bank account to show for it, relationships with the people I love have significantly suffered.
I do not want that to be my story.
So, to my friends and family, please understand. I want to get there, but have to wade through the process to reach that goal.
Who knows what the future holds?
(Been, stop right there)
To that end, celebrate life!