Searching for a middle ground

One of the hardest parts of the revisions so far, is that the committee isn’t always in agreement. And some of the changes one wants, don’t match up with changes another wants. I’m lucky, in that my supervisor is the only one who has to do a final pass of it, as the others have…

Defense Complete

Wow, does it ever feel good to write that. It’ll feel even better, way way better, once I can also say that everything is submitted and signed off on. Okay, so how did it go? Well, nerve wracking. I could barely eat for the morning (even though I kept telling myself it was okay). I…

(Tentative) Defense Date

Yikes, this is getting real. My dissertation made it through the internal committee and is now off to the external. Defense dates have been suggested. And there’s pretty much exactly one afternoon that looks possible in mid March. We’re now just waiting on confirmation from the external that she can make that time/date. Please keep…

Final crunch

I knew January was going to be crazy busy, and as we approach the end of the month this is just becoming more true. I already felt like I was in a bit of a crunch with trying to finish the dissertation and get the startup ready for full launch. However, things have become even…

One to go…

Progress is being made. I have been waking up ridiculously early this week and often just getting up and getting started. Such as today, where I started my first pomodoro of writing at 6:35 am. Yeah. I don’t want to be getting up this early, but sometimes it’s just not possible to convince my body…