Let me begin by telling you about what I do. I am a 24 year old recent graduate from The University of Alabama, where I majored in Health Promotion/Education. I absolutely loved every minute of my college days and living in Tuscaloosa, and will cherish the friendships I made for a lifetime. While I am currently working on UA campus, Tuscaloosa just doesn't feel the same as it did in those few years as a care free student. This brings me to my next point, work. While it took me what felt like an eternity of month after month job searching, I was finally offered a job at the last place I thought to look, UA. While it doesn't exactly have me rolling in the dough, it is a job doing what I love, and they are paying for me to attend graduate school. Pretty good deal, right? And yes, I said Graduate school. The exhausting, occasionally gruesome journey I will be encountering for the next 1.5 years. This journey, however, will lead me closer to the career goals I long for; working to increase health education and promotion in America to improve healthier lifestyles and diminish childhood obesity causing chronic disease.
Okay, enough about what I do and a little more about who I am. I am the oldest of 3 girls (yes, my dad's hair gray'd rather early) along with a step brother and step sister from my mom's remarriage, and two step brother's from my dad's. Needless to say, we are another version of the Brady Bunch. While at times it can be nervewracking, I really wouldn't have it any other way. I have a