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One week down

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The first week back is always the hardest. Getting back into routines and all. Things will start to settle down next week. Routines and procedures will start to fall back into place and life will be good again. But this week was tough.

Some really good things happened this week though. I got invited to speak at the catholic schools conference that coming up at the end of the month. That's an honor. I got accepted into a PhD program. I was really on the fence about this, waffling back and forth about whether I really wanted to do it. But once I got accepted I was excited and realized I did want to do it. My goal since I went to school was to get my PhD, and that was always at the back of my mind. So I'm excited and I start in March. That will be exciting. I was reading last night and it says it can be done in 8-10 quarters. That's only 2-2.5 years. I wonder if it can be done that quickly. That would be great if it could, I'm thinking more like 3-4 years though. I eve…

Break's over

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Essentially yesterday was my last day of break. I have to go to my new part time job today and then to school tomorrow. Break's over.........

This break was much better than other breaks, but still there is a few undeniable truths about me and breaks:


Much as I love staying at home with the dogs, I get boredNo matter how much I plan, I just don't move as much during breaksAs a result, I tend to put on a little weightI don't like that, but it's the truthI also don't drink as much water no matter how much I tryI spend far, far too much time at the computerI nap too muchI actually prefer to be workingSo there it is, the truth.  There are just not enough things to do, without kids around I should add, to keep me busy all day. I'm sure if I had little kids I would find things to do to amuse them,but when it's just me and the dogs?.....eh, not so much.

I did not get as much school work done as I'd hoped I would, but that's life. I'm not going to get…