October 20th, 2016

It’s a Brand New Day

I’m mostly a positive and upbeat person.  Ready to take on the day. But also, I’m as hard on myself as anyone could be.  Anyone who has worked with me knows I am the best at beating myself up. I call it the “little fat girl” in my head.  She keeps telling me I’m not smart enough, that people will

October 20th, 2016

Not Feeling It, But Not Certain How It Went

So I’ve completed my first midterm.  In fairness, it’s a midterm that is actually a final.  In Research Methods, the midterm is the final and the rest of the semester will be lectures and work on the research design. This is the first test like this I’ve taken in 37 years.  I did take the GRE last year, but not

October 18th, 2016

The Countdown to Midterms

Spent Monday evening on campus and then studied with the youngest student in my classes after that.  The young woman is a second year student at UGA, so an undergrad, a sophomore in the lingo of yesterday.  She’s already taking graduate level classes. She’s very smart and organized which is great for me. We spent some time theorizing on what