So I just watched the Gilmore Girls episode where Rory graduates high school. And it got me thinking about graduating college. And I was doing some calculations and discovered that although I’m only in my 4th semester, I’ll be 7 credits shy of being a senior when summer starts. It’s very likely that I could end up graduating in the winter of 2013. Guys, that’s next year! I’m in my sophomore year for pete’s sake. I just wrapped my head around the concept that credit-wise, I’m a junior. And now, I’m practically a senior already. I’m only 20. I feel like…super young right now. And yet, old too. It’s weird…and I’m not sure how I feel about it.
It was St. Patrick’s day yesterday (I haven’t gone to bed so one could argue that it’s still going on. Goodness knows people are still celebrating.) And here I am, sitting in the laundry room, doing my homework. I know, typical nerd.
I did have a chance to sit out in the sun today though for a little bit until it became cloudy and cold. So that sucked.
Thank goodness, tonight is the last night my roommate’s boyfriend is staying the night before he goes back to school. I’m getting really tired of feeling awkward in my own room.
Well, anyway, back to homework. I feel like that’s all I do anymore, but then again, that’s probably a good thing.
Ever have those days where you feel like all you do is homework? Or…at least you do a lot of it? Welcome to my week. I really shouldn’t complain because it’s been kind of cool and some of it has been really beneficial but still. Definitely been really kind of busy.
Although, super excited about tonight! Going to have an old school Disney movie night with a friend of mine. So old school in fact that we’re working with VHS. (Btw, is anyone else almost disheartened that VHS is old school technology?) Anyway, it’ll be nice. I’ve been awake way too much lately.
My roommate’s boyfriend is visiting from IU. Which is fine I guess but…he’s been here since Tuesday. And it’s Friday. I wasn’t even notified he was coming at all. And I always feel awkward when I’m in the same room with them. So…I keep hanging out in like the laundry room so I can wait until they’re asleep before I go to bed. Except for last night where I was in my room but they were watching a loud movie so I kept watching Gilmore Girls until they finally shut it off. Really starting to want a nap. But I don’t know if that’s going to work out.
Today wasn’t too bad. Which was actually awesome. Okay, so the part about me being 30 minutes early to my class kind of sucked. However, my Dreamweaver class, I’m so excited about. Guys, I finally get to learn how to code!
Okay, sorry for my geek moment. Anyway, also had my digital literacies class today which looks like it might be interesting. More on that later as I go through the class.
Also…I GOT MY COPY OF THE FAULT IN OUR STARS TODAY!!!!!
No hanklerfish or yetis but it’s in red sharpie, which is pretty cool to me. I told myself I couldn’t start it until I finished my homework so…I can actually start it now. And likely will when I’m done with this. (Kind of glad I don’t have class until 10 so I won’t feel bad about staying up late reading it potentially.)
I’ve been running into a lot of Phi Mu sisters lately while walking to classes, so that’s been really awesome as well. I feel like I didn’t talk to very many of them last semester so I’m hoping to change that now.
Anyway, I’m off to read TFIOS. Adios, followers!
P.S. Is it bad that I got excited that I drank a full bottle of water today? And not even because I forced myself. I just did it. (Ignore the fact that I also had a bottle of Code Red.) It’s the little things, guys, it really is.
Yep, I’m back at Ball State and ready for next semester! (I know, you’re probably wondering if I’m crazy. Well, I’m not.)
Honestly, I’m not excited about Final Cut Pro, but Dreamweaver? I’m really excited about that one.
Even more than that, I have a creative writing class this semester. I’m beyond excited.
And I’m still awake, it’s 1 a.m. and I have an 8 a.m. class. Oh well…bring it on.
Okay, so I’m on that whole “new year, new you” kick at the moment. I’m starting out slow with some simple strength exercises and hopefully when I get back to school I can start running. I’ve been gathering up plans and starting to form a playlist to work out with. Hopefully I’ll be able to keep this up. Anyway…here are some thoughts:
I’ve decided that I’m almost glad that I don’t have a scale readily available at college. I don’t want a number to define me. I want to get healthier on my own and really see the results. Skinny isn’t what my goal is. Healthy is where I’m going.
Those of you that are also on this journey, let me know if you have any tips or thoughts for those of us just starting out. Maybe songs on your playlists that really pump you up at the gym. Ways to motivate yourself to keep going.
Most of all, I say good luck. To those starting out and those that have been doing this for a while.
I’m still going to have this blog about everything in my college life. However, I will start posting motivational health things as well.
For those of you on pinterest: http://pinterest.com/marisah92/go-on-and-lose-it/
2012 is our year.
Well, mine is actually almost over. (Yes, I do know that it’s Sunday.) I took my Speech Final on Friday and I feel pretty good about it. Now I’m going to take a Intro Audio and Intro Video final and then I’ll be done! Technically, by having all of my finals done I could leave campus today. However, if I understood correctly, the Daily News is running a paper tomorrow. So…I’ve been asked to come in and help out with that. I technically don’t know how long it’s going to take ‘cause normally I’m there around 6ish and leave anywhere from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. So, we’ll see. I’ll probably just get picked up tomorrow so that way I’ll have all day to pack and make sure that I have everything. Normally people don’t have to worry about that as much because anything that isn’t at college is at home, but for me if it isn’t at college it’s in storage. So, I have to make sure that I have everything with me. Or at least, all the important stuff.
That’s right…finals. Currently I’ve been writing notes all afternoon for my TCOM class. I have to turn in a documentary for that class too. All of this stuff is crazy. Lots of homework (hence why I’m putting a bunch of pictures in queue.)
Well, due to fall break, my week starts tomorrow. Only one class thankfully, but it’s from 8-12 so…make of that what you will.
I received a present from my big this evening. It’s a stuffed lion. Adorable. I’ll try to take a picture at some point but I’m too lazy to do it right now. Can’t wait for Thursday so I can figure out who she is!
Speaking of lazy…I need to do something. I know I said that like a month ago. But, not kidding. I started trying to be healthy but then I ran out of motivation and got really really busy. Then I realized I spend an awful lot of my time just surfing the net. Time that I could be spending on a treadmill or something. Plus, there’s a gym downstairs in my dorm. So…I’d like to start making healthier choices like…right now. I wish I had better tape because I’d love to post motivational things around my desk area or even my bed.
There are some things I need to figure out though such as what on earth is healthy on campus that I can eat that actually tastes good? I also don’t like green tea so I’m wondering if I should either a) force myself to like it or b) just worry about drinking more water.
My goals for this week:
I think these are pretty basic goals. And they seem good for a beginner. I’ve also heard that rewarding yourself for meeting goals is a good idea. Here’s my issue…I have no idea what I’d do for that. Any thoughts?