I’m happy today

Mr. Pickles and I are thick as thieves. So I taught yesterday and I really need to reflect on how difficult it is to teach classes that you've never taught before. Being a new professor is a lot harder than I thought it would be, but I continue to force myself to do things that [...]

Blogust 30

Where did the time go? I was semi productive today. Worked on my dissertation proposal. Did Zumba, ate lunch with my mom and did errands, and did some other work from home for a job of mine. I went on a lovely walk by myself this evening. It's gorgeous. I wish it were always like [...]

Blogust 10

Worked for an hour on my dissertation today and that's all I could muster. But that's ok. I'm going to a great restaurant tonight and likely swimming tomorrow. Things will get done when they're supposed to get done and I'm not killing myself over it. I know my anxiety can get to dangerous levels. And [...]

Blogust 9

About to go to a demolition derby. Things are moving along with my dissertation process. I'm trying not to get ahead of myself and have faith that I'll actually graduate and get a job. A mentor of mine sent me words of encouragement today, which was so appreciated. She said to enjoy where I'm at [...]

Blogust 7

Wow and how things can change is less than 24 hours. With a lot of different things added on my plate and feeling the time crunch, I'm overwhelmed. Ok, but overwhelmed. Also, I received my first (I think) rejection of conference proposal, which was sort of surprising, but not really given that I didn't have [...]