Happy new year! I meant to post this sooner than February… but anyway!
2017 was a weird year, thinking about it I thought I hadn’t really achieved that much but writing it down it wasn’t that bad!
- First big thing – leaving Covance – I left the job I had been doing for the last 11 years in January 2017, it was really scary but I knew that it was no longer for me. With helping out at hydrotherapy I knew I wanted to do something with animals (and I wasn’t getting any younger!) so I took a leap and I haven’t looked back. I have to say to anyone thinking of going for a career change take a look at Career Shifters they have loads of free resources and advice and really helped me working things out.
- Starting work at a vets – I started working as a Nursing assistant in February. I really loved the animal contact but unfortunately there wasn’t enough of it, I was put on reception more than I would have liked and so I decided that it wasn’t working out as I had hoped. All the nurses and vets were amazing and I still take Poppi there for treatment. I left there in October.
- I was able to go back to Carlton Hydrotherapy shortly after and now have regular part time hours doing what I love! 🙂 and I also finished my course meaning I am now qualified!
- Aswell as career changes there were trips! DISNEYLAND PARIS! Camping trips to Blackpool and Wales, and a weekend in Toulouse with friends.
So, trying to be positive about 2018 and looking forward to more challenges and lots more dogs!