You all know I graduated Saturday (because I won't shut up about it :P ) and I am proud of finishing another part of my life goals.
My issue is that so many people around me are being jerks about it. My in laws will not even recognize the fact I did graduate, but I am suppose to go to their house this weekend and celebrate their dog's birthday (yes, they are having a party for the dog). The only thing I have heard from them is an email from my MIL saying she had clothes that were "way too big" for her and she wanted to know if I wanted them since I have "gained so much weight this last year."
My children and husband almost did not even attend the ceremony because it was going to be boring.
My best friend didn't even say congrats, just "it must be nice to have all the time in the world to do what you want with." Um, I homeschool my kids, I am a foster parent, I took a 21 credit course load, worked part time, AND took care of all the household stuff.
I know she wants to go back to school; I helped her apply for financial aid (she will get a full ride), helped her research her curriculum (all online except for 2 night classes she can take one at a time, one night a week), and I offered to watch her kids for her for free when she had to go to the school. What more does she want?
I just don't understand how something I have and am (going into a masters program this fall) working so hard for can go so unnoticed.