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Thread: Been Busy

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    Well, as any who remember me know, I've been gone for a short bit. Well, lost internet, became essentially homeless, bought a really ratty mobile home, became host and labor force of "Extreme Makeover, Rathole Trailer Edition", and moved an entire household 2 times in 3 weeks.

    End result:
    Family is back in one house, only lost 3 of my adult fish, lost all my baby fry on move 1, messed up my right elbow with tendinitis, ended my college education, and am finally getting life back to normal. I feel soo much older now. It's felt like years since I've been here, but it's been more like late Sept early Oct. :/

    Oh well.

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    I'm so sorry you had such a rough few months!

    I'm glad you're safe though.

    I hope college is back on track in the future for you...
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    Sorry you've had such bad luck lately. It's those school-of-hard-knocks that does make us grow up quickly but those hard times make us appreciate more, be kinder to others who still are struggling and make us more grateful for all we do have.

    Some people never have a clue what others have gone thru but you will remember it forever.

    Perhaps a technical school may be in your future. College is not always the answer when tech school may have what you need for far less.

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    Thanks.

    Not sure when I'll be allowed to finish college. I had conditional financing, since I maxed out traditional means -- Federal Borrowing. Because I backed out of a class, I broke the conditions, so may not receive any more financing. Honestly I'm not sure how upset that makes me yet. Just going to focus on ending this semester... and then maybe some time off. Just feel really tired lately.

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    sorry for your hard ships my friend i was thinking where you had ran off too...
    its tough out there since september ive been without a job due to college and my old company shut down... so i know how it feels to be with out alot. there are always options for college but i dont like to preach to people about it lol so there will be none of that from me :P
    hope life turns to the better side from here out
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    Thanks everyone. :) Hoping everything starts turning for the better soon too. My tanks seem to be doing ok, with being moved twice. Toying with some different plant set ups. Got some Water Sprite in one and Cyperus helferi in the other. Can't believe after reading about it, that the Helferi is still alive, let alone thriving. (Got it at Meijer, they and I didn't know what it was and I felt like gambling) Fish are lovin the Sprite.

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    Glad to hear you've landed on your feet bud.


    You can usually get funding for school later on even though you backed out, just takes some letter writing and you start on academic probation or something similar. My better half had a similar situation.

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    I couldn't agree with Lady Hobbs more on this.

    During and right after that time you are in the situation, it can get a bit grim... but on the other side of it, that wealth of perspective will be invaluable.

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