Tuesday, January 05, 2010

8 p.m. Break time

I think I am going to use my blog partially as a palm pilot/planner/organizer/reminder thingy. So the school talk will be regular for the next 3 years. LOL!

Today was day one of classes. Module 1 includes 3 classes that run from now till Friday, 1/29. The 4th class (anatomy) starts this module but goes into mod 2. One class is from 9-12 and the other is from 1-4 which a 10 minute break every hour. Outside of the pre school work I had (and STILL have not finished) I now have a group paper and presentation due 1/12, a stand alone paper reflecting on my experience in a wheelchair for 48 hours (due 1/12), and whatever the class I have tomorrow will bring. I can see now that my Wednesday's off won't really be a day off. During lunch today I was in the computer lab talking to some 3rd year students. They reminded me that if I can make it through the first year the rest is not bad. Tomorrow (since we had orientation all day Monday we have school) and Thursday during lunch my group will be fine tuning our project for Tuesday. I have a feeling I will be traveling to Elon this weekend to hang with my group if we don't get it down in 3 days. Lord help us.

The wheelchair assignment requires me to spend this Friday from 9 a.m. to Sunday 9 a.m. in a wheelchair. We are allowed to get out of the chair if there is a safety risk (i.e. you live on the 3rd floor of an apt. building and their are no elevators or ramps). I will have the pleasure of taking Pooka to a party Saturday at Chuck E. Cheese in my handy dandy chair! *sigh* can't wait!

As I am breaking from my research I am trying to figure out a way to balance my life so I can get my edjumacationolaise on and don't leave myself or those I care about in a state of neglect. I will and must find a proper balance.

Back to the books.

Ladynay, SPT signing out.


AR Gal said...

It all sounds so interesting and overwhelming at the same time. The wheelchair assignment especially. I know I'd probably cheat a time or two. LOL I hope you blog about the experience.

Anonymous said...

That sounds like so much going on!! I know I'd be cheating like a mutha on that wheelchair assignment. I'm sure it will offer a whooole lot of insight though.

Anonymous said...

Like the others, I know I would cheat on the wheelchair assignment.

Freaky Deaky said...

I wouldn't be in that wheelchair for more than five minutes. I just don't have the patience for it and my building isn't really handicap accessible anyway. I'd also flash said professor a glare of contempt for even suggesting the assignment.

That work does sound overwhelming. Hopefully the papers are really short. I hate group projects so I sympathize with you.

Jameil said...

wow! work work work! i know the feeling girl. tomorrow is my day to put all the things i need to accomplish & when on paper. YIKES!! the wheelchair exercise sounds excellent. what a great learning experience. you should totally post about that. i would consider it a challenge not to cheat!! lol. this from the girl who watched 750 movies in 365 days.

Jameil said...

ooh & think of the free arm workout! lol

Rashan Jamal said...

Chucky Cheese in a wheelchair? I can already see my self cheating on that assignment.

Have fun working!

MzNewy said...

This sounds like it is going to be very interesting. I hope you tell us about your wheelchair experience.