My Reasons for Returning back to School
February 28, 2011
I thought that I should return back to school to better my chances of obtaining substantial employment because I am a single mother of a 4 year old little girl who I called Siara and I am on welfare. All of my life I never thought that I would be a static, when I was 16 years old I graduated from Normandy High School with Honors I knew I needed a degree so I sat down and thought about what my interest were and cooking came to mind so I enrolled into Saint Louis Job Corps Center and took up Culinary Arts. I really enjoyed to cook and my dream was to own my own catering company one day. June 18, 1998 I was 18 years old and I was finally finished with my education I obtained my cooking degree and I got a job at a catering company and life was going wonderful I moved out on my own and was making really good money for myself but once I turned 24 years old my life took a turn for the worst. I was riding with my aunty and she had a seizure while driving and we had a horrible car accident which caused me to have a right ankle fracture, I could not believe it my right ankle was broking and my cooking certificate turned into scrape paper. Everything that I work so hard to achieve was totally useless In order to be a cook the individual must be able to stand for at least 8 hours in which I cannot. So I got a job as a telemarketer making a lot less money than I was used to so I fell into a deep depression because I was now at the poverty level and I had to move to a bad part of town not to mention my boyfriend was unemployed and could not help me out of my...