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#1 trebambinibelli

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

I have completed my Grad Dip and I'm now (un)officially a nutritionist biggrin.gif  This is such an amazing moment for me because 3 months ago (about 2 weeks into my final semester) I found out my then DH was cheating on me and had withdrawn 95% of the money out of our account and spend it.  I asked him to leave.  Just before all this, DS7 started complaining of headaches and we discovered his sight was degenerating.  And now somehow I managed to hold it together to sit my exams and I have finished!!  Now to look forward to graduating in March and hoping with all fingers and toes crossed that I get into Dietetics and can continue pursuing my dream  eexcite.gif

Edited by trebambinibelli, 01 December 2012 - 03:14 PM.


#2 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:28 AM

huge congratulations to you for achieving your Grad Dip, especially through such horrible and traumatic times.

I admire you.

#3 cinnabubble

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:30 AM

Massive congratulations. You must be incredibly proud of yourself.

#4 niggles

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

What a feeling. Good on you.

#5 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:59 AM

congratulations!
I am so happy for you original.gif

#6 chat

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:02 PM

Well done to you and enjoy the moment!

#7 Zeppelina

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

huge congratulations to you!

#8 MGB

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

huge Congratulations to you.

Edited by Mrs Mel, 01 December 2012 - 12:08 PM.


#9 FlutterbyBlue

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:09 PM

WOOHOO!!!   Congratulations.   tthumbs.gif    ddance.gif    cclap.gif



#10 EsmeLennox

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:09 PM

Go you! That is awesome.

#11 Aribika

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:21 PM

Oh my goodness.  What an awesome effort.  Well done.

Lorraine

#12 Missy Shelby

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:32 PM

Awesome, awesome effort OP.

You sounds like a bit of a superwoman to me!!  

If you have gotten through the last couple of months and survived you can do anything imo.

#13 Old Grey Mare

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:41 PM

The term "Supermum" is usually used when talking about a rich, pampered celebrity who never has to lift a finger to do anything menial. I think that when we look up "supermum" in the dictionary there should be a photo of you there. Congratulations and keep pursuing your dream.

#14 ~iMum~

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

Congrats!

#15 Percoriel

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:46 PM

That is amazing! Go you! Congratulations original.gif

#16 ~Alchemy~

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:49 PM

Thats awesome! Well done. I started dietetics when my marriage fell a part and it was the best thing I ever did original.gif I hope you get in.

#17 Mummytoyou

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:52 PM

Absolutely fantastic, Congratulations, you go girl!!! biggrin.gif

#18 trebambinibelli

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

Just got back from cleaning my house top to bottom for our open as we're selling our house.  So hot and exhausted!

Thank you so much for your kind words biggrin.gif  

Alchemy - so dietetics is good for a broken heart... hope it works for me!  I'm so glad I have my study, as stressful as it is, especially as all my kids have special needs, but it has given me positive things to look forward to  happy.gif

#19 trebambinibelli

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:14 PM

I just got my offer for the Masters in Nutrition in Dietetics!  So happy, my hard work in my grad dip paid off - 1 of only 25 people selected original.gif Wow, I'm shaking!!

#20 BearBait

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:27 PM

Congratulations. I admire you for holding it all together & earning your qualification.

#21 ~mimo~

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:40 PM

Congrats! That's terrific! tthumbs.gif grin.gif laugh.gif

#22 Puggle

Posted 01 December 2012 - 03:41 PM


That's fantastic T. Onwards and upwards and a bright future ahead.

A

#23 trebambinibelli

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:19 PM

Thank you original.gif  Still in shock... So wanna go out and celebrate but have the kids home tonight so I'll have to make do with that bottle of Moscato in my fridge *sigh* lol

#24 eilca

Posted 01 December 2012 - 06:53 PM

Congratulations!  And good luck on your journey.

#25 VJs Mummy

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:30 AM

Congratulations and great work you will achieve your dreams in no time




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