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What did you want to be when you grow up and what do you do now?

I wanted to chase tornadoes and study weather patterns, but now I am a receptionist at a orthopedic office.

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Asked by RedDahlia82 at 5:17 PM on May. 6, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Funny you ask that, You got me thinking..I always wanted to be a pediatrician and Now I instead own a Medical Tourism Company in Mexico.

    Answer by MexTexmom2 at 5:18 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • i wanted to be a high school english/literature teacher. i just retired from 23yrs as a hairdresser/, i'm a SAHM.

    Answer by dullscissors at 5:20 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I am a writer and a director my stuff will come out by 2013.

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 5:21 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I wanted to be a mom and I am a mom.

    Answer by gemgem at 5:23 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I wanted to be a writer. My dad was a natural storyteller who inspired me. I also loved to read. With a bachelors in journalism, I have done freelance article writing for newspapers, newsletters and magazines. I have delved into poetry, even scriptural poetry. I have scribbled out a few short stories. I have written a few devotionals based from the Bible. I journaled in a blank book. Then I scrapbooked journaled, using cutout pictures along with words. Now I journal online with CafeMom. I have also done volunteer work in libraries, continue to read, and listen to snatches of audio books.

    Answer by CoffeeWriter at 5:24 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I wanted to be a writer and now I'm a housekeeper. It could still happen though I'm only 23.

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 5:25 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • my #1 choice was a social worker. I was devastated to learn you MUST drive for that job (court, foster home checks, etc) so once I become legally blind it was out of the question.

    I then worked as a baby photography for many years and ADORED it... continued after marriage but only into a little bit of my 1st pregnancy. health issues made me leave and now I'm a SAHM (but I collect disability so I consider myself a paid mom, I guess.... and also paid to goto all my dr appointments which often feels like a full time career)

    Answer by hibbingmom at 5:25 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I wanted to be a vet or a lawyer, but I'm a SAHM now :) Wouldn't change a thing, either!

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 5:32 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I wanted to be a vet and now im a stay at home mommy!!I love it though!!

    Answer by hiselbobbie1 at 5:57 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • First I wanted to be a nurse, then a teacher, and then a counselor. I'm a SAHM so I pretty much do all of those to some degree.

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 6:01 PM on May. 6, 2011

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