Plenty of ups and downs in life. I'm employed again, this time at a Mental Health Facility. I love the job, it allows me to work with and diagnose those in need so they can work to get the help with their lives. A lot of the rules and regulations are frustrating as they seem to be written for all the wrong reasons. But...
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4 years ago today I went to work with some odd queasiness but shrugged it off as nerves since my family was getting ready to fly out to visit Japan. 4 hours later I finally gave up and went to the Doctor to find out my "queasiness" was a heart attack. Spend the next 3 days in the hospital, had 3" of mesh tubing put...
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nerwen:
 Right words. I hope you're comletely healthy now <3
maxxtx:
@nerwen I am. I think moving from work that was draining me with no rewards (IT work) to work that lets me know what I do is worthwhile (Psych Social work) had a huge part in that, but I now pay attention to my body, as well.

My wife and I went to see the BlackHeart Burlesque when it came through in 2013 and we loved it. Sadly had to miss the last couple years, but for my birthday, my lovely wife sent me and my daughter to see them tonight. The show is even better than it was before, loved seeing @katherine host it again. Met @lucerne at the booth, saw...
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Well, about 17 months ago I posted about having graduated with my Bachelors of Social Work at the age of 49. On May 14th, at the age of 51, I walked across the stage at Baylor University to receive my Masters of Social Work. I will soon be a full fledged Trauma Counselor for Veterans. Life goals have no time limits.

norte:
wow you are such a goal guy! never is too late to learn
onelove420:
That's awesome! 
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after raising 6 kids (3 bio and 3 adopted) I graduated with my Bachelors of Social Work, today (12-13-14). NEVER say it's too late to do what you love!

lyamoon:
Yeah !! Congrats !!