What a year. As my master of business administration (MBA) degree comes to an end, I thought about all the changes that happened in my life, both positive and negative. I really didn’t know what to expect at the start of the program because I was going through my second major attack that I had with MS. All I wanted for was the relapse to go away so I wasn’t in pain anymore because I had other things to concentrate on. Like any new social setting, I was meeting new people and trying to get a feel of the group who I would have the most in common. With every new social setting that I have had before, I seem to gravitate towards those that played sports…an easy way for me to make friends. There were many ups and downs at the beginning as dealing with many type-A personalities can get interesting to say the least.
As the year moved on, I started to become more comfortable and started to make a good group of friends. More importantly, I was learning a lot about people and my interests for after school. At the end of November, while most people were freezing in Canada, I had the fortunate opportunity to visit South America. (more…)