I’ve reached my academic limit, and it has nothing to do with my brain.

I dropped out of my master’s degree program at NCNM after my first year.  I’m still in pursuit of my doctorate in naturopathic medicine, but frankly, I’ve been seriously considering dropping out of that program as well. There would be many legitimate reasons for quitting:  It’s too difficult, I can’t keep my grades up, I’m … More I’ve reached my academic limit, and it has nothing to do with my brain.

How ‘Under the Sea’ showed me that I’m not a quitter.

When I was in the fourth grade, I wanted to try playing basketball.  My parents signed me up for a league.  At the time, I was somewhere around four feet tall and about 80 pounds.  That’s the nice way of saying that I was absolutely terrible at basketball. I remember one particular practice where I … More How ‘Under the Sea’ showed me that I’m not a quitter.