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About jharland

A 40-something mother, wife, business owner, friend, writer, self-proclaimed semi-hippie, lover of bacon and carbs (though they don't love me) and, most recently, a new university student.

If at first you don’t succeed – try crowd sourcing…

If at first you don’t succeed – try crowd sourcing….

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If at first you don’t succeed – try crowd sourcing…

The last couple of days have been a bit of a blur. I think my head is finally starting to catch up with the whirlwind. Which is good, because there are more midterms this week and I need to raise … Continue reading

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Another day, another challenge…

This morning’s meeting held a frag bomb for me. After the majority of the week spent on cloud nine thanks to some ass-kicking at midterms and the gift of some new-to-me scrubs from an unexpected source, I was told that … Continue reading

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First midterms down, time for a drink!

Two midterms completed this week, and it’s only Wednesday. What can I say except for – It wasn’t that bad. I didn’t spontaneously combust. I managed to put all of my clothes on. And I even matched! I was, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Mid-Term Eve, and a full moon … coincidence?

Mid-Term Eve, and a full moon … coincidence?.

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Mid-Term Eve, and a full moon … coincidence?

Tomorrow is my first mid-term exam up at WLTRU for the LPN program and I am half convinced that my poor brain is old and dusty and won’t retain a single iota of information, thus causing me to not only … Continue reading

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There’s always something

There is always something going on when you’re a mom heading back to school. And it’s not always a good deal.┬áThere’s always something.

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There’s always something

Well, wouldn’t you know it, yesterday was a sick day for me. Part tired as hell, part sick- as-a-dog. Though it did provide some space for good reading and catch up. Between some seriously needed Jerry Springer time, of course. … Continue reading

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Oh what a feeling

I feel as if I am falling behind quite a bit with my homework. It is a few weeks in, now, and just looking at what projects need to happen, what notes need to be studied, what needs to be … Continue reading

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One Week since I changed my world

With one full week of classes behind me, I am still feeling like heading back to school at 40 years old is a good idea. Am I in a honeymoon phase? Is that even a thing when going back to … Continue reading

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