As if I didn’t have enough challenges

Apparently I didn’t find life challenging enough and needed to add an extra complication. On Friday evening, I attempted to cut a squash in half and ended up cutting my finger instead. Not so badly that I cut a part off (explaining injuries often feels like a game of telephone tag), but bad enough to…

Papers submitted

The list of tasks to be done in order to graduate keeps getting smaller, which is very exciting. The three papers that I feel like I’ve been trying to get submitted forever, are all in. And now it’s just the normal “wait and see” period to find out whether or not any of them get…

Working on my seminar

I’ve felt very detached from my research over the past month and a bit. Pretty much ever since I submitted my dissertation. Even though I’ve been working on a couple of papers, it still doesn’t feel the same. But, I’ve started to work on my seminar, which has meant diving back into it all. I’ve…

Survived February

I was going to post last Friday, but the day disappeared on me, and I was just too wiped out to have anything worth saying. However, today is a new week, the beginning of a new month (okay, one day in) and time to get back on track after falling off of everything in February.…

Made it to Wednesday

I have to say, there were points yesterday where I didn’t think I’d make it. But here we are, and it’s Wednesday, and we look mostly on track for the rest of the week. On one hand, I can’t believe it’s only Wednesday. We’ve already done so much this week that even just thinking that…