The End, or, Another New Beginning

I haven’t posted anything in quite awhile.  My brain was full, and while I’ve been keeping a list of things I want to write about, my creative energy was dry.  Summer vacation was a welcome break from studies.  I started back to school in August – my sixth semester of pre-med. With a little overContinue reading “The End, or, Another New Beginning”

Do More, Sooner

Each semester brings a new lesson with it, outside of the book work.  My life lesson from last spring was “do more, sooner.” I find myself repeating this throughout the day, as a reminder that there is always more work to do, and even if it feels like I’m caught up (no, never) that it’sContinue reading “Do More, Sooner”

Find Your “Why”

When you’re starting out on a newly-designed plan or setting new goals, it feels fresh, exciting, and like it’s really going to happen (this time). The first week is solid.  You hit all your targets.  You’re feeling pumped.  You just know you got this. The second week (or month) is so-so.  You hit some bumps.Continue reading “Find Your “Why””

Change Your “Have To” to “Get To”

Hello, dear readers! I’ve been really chomping at the bit to get back to writing.  To find the time, I chose to cut out some extracurricular activities, and now I plan to check in on the regular. One thing I’ve been wanting to share with you is this idea of changing our “have to’s” toContinue reading “Change Your “Have To” to “Get To””

I’m Back

OK – did I leave you hanging long enough with the F on my Trig test from last year?  What happened after that?? It was an amazing/crazy/intense semester for sure.  I was calling on all the brain power I had to digest the information I was consuming in Chemistry A and Trig.  I’ll cut toContinue reading “I’m Back”

Fail Big

Well, it’s taken me over a week to write this.  Let me start by saying I’ve never failed a test – ever. So, when I got my first Trig test back last Wednesday, and I got an F….I went in to shock!  My first thought was, “This grade is out of 60, right?”  No –Continue reading “Fail Big”