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Well it's the start of week 2 and I'm pretty sure I'm the only female in all of my classes. I'm still deciding if I care, but really I'm leaning towards not caring. The only competition at this point is with myself.

Lessons learned and things to remember throughout the rest of this school year:

* Stop over thinking everything. I tend to do this in life as well. Some things are really, that simple. I'm working on it. I spent the entire weekend, working and stressing over an in-class assignment that was not only simpler then I thought, but over and done with in 3 minutes. Yeah, grey hairs for nothing.

* Ask for help. I have been doing this, but not enough. Who cares what other people think. I'm here to learn and that involves a lot of questions. If I don't understand what is being taught or I'm lost in the middle of a lesson, I'm doing myself no favours by sitting there and saying nada.

* Realise that I'm not the only one who is lost or doesn't understand what is being taught.

* Lastly, have a nap on the weekend. At least one. I don't remember the last time that I had one. I don't have any kids to run after, so why not! Have a great Tuesday & if your neck of the woods is experiencing another cold snap, stay warm!

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Till next time,

Nadia

And I survived. Not that I thought I wouldn't but, I forgot how tiring it is to listen to other people lecture for hours on end. I know it will get better after all of my classes are done with the introductory lessons. I just want to start doing things. That always makes the classes fly by.

I did learn not to pack sandwiches with too many vegetables or mayo. The bread just does not hold up. Soggy is not appetizing. I also put too much crap in my carry-on bag. I'm not renting a locker, so I need to lighten my load.

Waking up a little earlier, 4 out of 5 days, is not bad but I still need to time my get-out-of-the-house routine a little better. I was scrambling and getting a little crabby. Here's to hoping today and the remainder of the week go well.

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Kai the cat was apparently not impressed with my absence but she'll get use to it soon enough, I hope.

Trying a twist to my occasional oatmeal this morning. Saw this on The Chew. It was for chocolate oatmeal. My variation was: 2/3 c almond milk; 1/3 c. old fashioned oats; pinch of salt; 1 tbsp. dried currents/dried cranberries; 4 chopped raw almonds; 1 tbsp. hemp seed; 1/2 tbsp. maple syrup after the first taste. It needed a little bit of sweet because the cocoa powder made everything a little bitter for my palate. Heated almond milk, then added ingredients. Cooked for 1 minute 30 seconds. Added last 4 ingredients after oatmeal was in bowl. Pretty good. Great if you have the time and if your having a morning chocolate craving. It happens! I give it a 4/5. Have a great Tuesday!

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Till next time,

Nadia