I bet you are not giving your mom enough credit. Wisdom comes with age and life experience. Your mom is the best person to point out all the great things about you, that you might not even realize.
Your friends may have more possessions and money, but that is not what life is really about (although it is nice). Sounds like you are about 26 years old . . . if you started a 2 year or 4 year program now, you would be done or almost done by age 30. A friend of mine started college at age 50 and earned a Phd. in psyc and is now a very successfull drug counselor. She was a stay at home mom all those years before 50!!! She still has quite a number of years left to enjoy the fruits of her college degrees.
Don't look back Gretchen . . . you are a wiser, smarter, more adjusted person than you were in your early attempt at college . . . don't give up so easily. And make sure you don't make excuses for yourself . . . if there is something you want (to be a dentist or hygenist) than go for it!! Don't compare yourself to others . . . they weren't dealing with your set of circumstances. Just be the best you that you can be.
In His Grip,
UCTD (Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease), Hashimoto's, High BP, GI Inflamation, Diverticuloses
Plaquenil, RX Motrin, Lexapro, Amitriptylene, Salagen, Lotrel
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