The dreaded question of a high school graduating student is the one they get asked most often. What do you want to do with your life? Surprisingly, most people can answer this question. The answers all sound quite similar: I am getting a diploma in early childhood education, I am going to law school, I am going to study biology, I have a full-ride to play soccer. When I was asked this question in high school, I was able to answer it myself. I was going to study honours kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Impressive, I know. This answer always got a series of wows and amazing and congratulations. Little did they know, or I know, that I didn’t really answer the question. Sure, I was going to get a degree in kinesiology, but where did that leave me after my five years of no sleep, gaining debt, and of course, the unavoidable freshman 15?
Driving across the country seems scary, seems like a massive, and impossible trip. However when I was 19 years old, I took on this so called crazy drive, in the middle of winter, in a punch buggy, with just my dog and not to brag but we survived!