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I feel dead inside.

I’m going through one of those phases where I don’t feel anything except anxiety or nothingness. The anxiety isn’t the productive kind that has fueled most of my productivity in grad school; it’s the kind where all I can do … Continue reading

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Being an introvert isn’t an excuse

I’ve been pretty mopey in a lot of my recent posts because I’ve been left out of things and have been feeling lonely and unwanted. It seemed like people were being especially cold to me, and I didn’t understand why. … Continue reading

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Why does this keep happening?

Two weeks ago, the night before I was leaving for the conference, I got home from lab and ran into my roommate. I keep using different names for my roommates, but whatever. In this post, their names are Lisa and … Continue reading

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Conferences: get used to being uncomfortable

This is my fifth national conference since being in grad school, and my third week-long intensive conference. This one is the big boy that happens once a year that everyone in my field goes all out at. It’s been referred … Continue reading

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I fangirl so hard

I mentioned this before, but I’m at a week-long national conference right now, and I presented my research yesterday as a poster. I was just hanging out, talking to a slow trickle of passers-by who were vaguely interested in what … Continue reading

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Travel Anxiety Part 2: It’s happening…

So I leave for a week-long conference tomorrow morning, and I just now found out that my credit card has been de-activated. The reason is because I was supposed to receive a new credit card by now, but I haven’t, … Continue reading

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Travel anxiety

I always extra anxious both right before I’m about to travel somewhere and when I’m making the final booking arrangements for traveling (like booking nonrefundable plane tickets and such). Unfortunately, today is a day for both because I’m leaving for … Continue reading

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