originally posted by: chelsdh
That is super exciting! And I am very jealous! I had aspired to be a Veterinarian as a child, but I never made it. I would very much love to be in a
similar situation when I return to the working world!
Me too, like a lot of young girls- but my mom kept laughing at that dream "Yeah.... like you can afford such an education!" Hardy har har... Total
I've been involved with training and instruction with horses and riding, and this doc asked me to train his young horse years ago, so knows my way of
interacting with animals. I used to own a shop right next to his office too, so he knows how I interact with people and do business.
But really, it is customary for a person to have a degree to do this, so I never actually had any hope of being able to do it.
I am pleasantly surprised. Turns out that all the people who applied are young women, who either have young children, or might choose to soon.
So my age is a really big factor for him, plus it is not full time, and means being available for emergencies whenever they happen. I live close to
the office as well.
So it is rather unconventional for him to consider me over these people with diplomas, a sort of lucky combination of elements, for which I am
I am getting old (late forties) so this makes me want to say to younger women- you just never know! Sometimes you are busy raising your family and
all, afraid the train has passed you by, but that is not necessarily true!
You still might be able to do work you dream of, or learn a skill you always dreamed of doing!
Just keep busy, going forth into new things all the time, and see what comes together later as a result.
edit on 8-1-2016 by Bluesma because:
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