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Spring Forward

Well ladies and gentlemen, we have come to the end of a year and consequently to the end of this journey together. Many things have happened since I last posted:
-I joined the Texas Triathletes (UT triathlon team) at College Nationals in Tuscaloosa Alabama in April and raced my first Olympic distance! It was an incredible [...]

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May 20, 2011 | | 1 Comment

Just what the doctor ordered.

Hello all,
Pardon my silence in the last few weeks. I have been fighting attacks from all sides. Just when I thought I had a moment to prop up my feet I have been assaulted by my planner.

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March 6, 2011 | | Comments Off

Gearing up.

We have been blessed! This weather is incredible. So incredible that I have opened all the windows in the house and am studying for statistics in the company of several crude paper weights. The first few weeks of the semester have been a little twilight-zonish and I have become all too aware of how may [...]

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February 15, 2011 | | Comments Off


I’ll admit it. Today was one of the most challenging days I’ve had in a long time. Mentally. Emotionally. Technologically…

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January 29, 2011 | | Comments Off

AND…they’re off!

I am hardly a week through and my second semester feels different already.

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January 21, 2011 | | Comments Off

Wrapping it up

As my semester drew to an end last week I admittedly felt very relieved.

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December 18, 2010 | | 1 Comment

The craft of your world.

As the semester draws to an end I find myself contemplating the “shoulds.”

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December 5, 2010 | | Comments Off

I think I can, I think I can.

I had a conversation with a classmate yesterday that has been replaying in my mind ever since it made contact with my brain.

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November 16, 2010 | | 3 Comments

We’re almost there

I celebrate this blog entry with a warm glow streaming out of my fireplace, a cup of hot tea and two of our four-legged children curled up around me.

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November 3, 2010 | | Comments Off

Dreams of listlessness

Happy beginning of the week, gals and guys.
I’m happy to inform you all that I had a blissfully underproductive weekend in which I spent times doing things such as: sleeping in, napping, running, making a cake for boyfriend’s birthday this week and creating flash cards for my pharmacology test this week.

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October 24, 2010 | | Comments Off

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