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This morning was just bad. Exhausted even though I slept a full night, troubled by mild food poisoning from last night, and most of all, the continual feeling of overwhelming panic about my dissertation. If I seem a bit scarcer than usual around here, it’s because 120% of my time is taken up by dissertation writing right now. Can it be October 18 yet?

Anyway, I had this this morning in an effort to feel better, but for some reason it didn’t taste as amazing as it usually does. I mean, it was tasty but it wasn’t amazing. Maybe I over leafed? It certainly fit in with the rest of the morning.

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Fjellrev

Oh dear, hope you recover from the food poisoning soon.

I can’t imagine the pressure you’re experiencing writing your dissertation. A friend of mine finally finished hers after all these years. Feels like she’s been talking about tackling it forever. And here I am wigging out about getting my ducks in a row in order to write my thesis proposal.

Dinosara

Thanks, I’m pretty much over it by now and thankfully it wasn’t too bad.

Finishing a diss pretty much sucks no matter what. A good friend of mine once said to me (in a fit of dissertations-writing madness) “never finish your dissertation”… I laughed at him, until this year! :P

Fjellrev

HA! That reminds me of a couple people I know who tried to stretch out their PhD programs as long as possible. One finally got threats of being kicked out after maybe eight years or so, and another must be onto year seven or eight by now too.

If I ever do decide to go onto a PhD (I’ve been going back and forth on the idea. The more I read about the crappy job market, the less I want to bother), I’d want to try to finish it ASAP haha.

TeaBrat

sorry, feel better soon!

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Fjellrev

Oh dear, hope you recover from the food poisoning soon.

I can’t imagine the pressure you’re experiencing writing your dissertation. A friend of mine finally finished hers after all these years. Feels like she’s been talking about tackling it forever. And here I am wigging out about getting my ducks in a row in order to write my thesis proposal.

Dinosara

Thanks, I’m pretty much over it by now and thankfully it wasn’t too bad.

Finishing a diss pretty much sucks no matter what. A good friend of mine once said to me (in a fit of dissertations-writing madness) “never finish your dissertation”… I laughed at him, until this year! :P

Fjellrev

HA! That reminds me of a couple people I know who tried to stretch out their PhD programs as long as possible. One finally got threats of being kicked out after maybe eight years or so, and another must be onto year seven or eight by now too.

If I ever do decide to go onto a PhD (I’ve been going back and forth on the idea. The more I read about the crappy job market, the less I want to bother), I’d want to try to finish it ASAP haha.

TeaBrat

sorry, feel better soon!

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I am tea obsessed, with the stash to match. I tend to really enjoy green oolongs, Chinese blacks, and flavored teas with high quality bases, especially florals, bergamot-based teas, and chocolate teas.

In my free time I am a birder, baker, and music/movie/tv addict.

Here are my rating categories, FYI:
100-90: I’m in LOVE with these teas.
89-85: I really really like these teas and will keep most of them in the permanent collection, but they’re not quite as spectacular as the top category
84-80: Tasty teas that I enjoy, but definitely won’t rebuy when I run out.
79-70: Teas that I would probably drink again, but wouldn’t seek out. They don’t quite do it for me in one aspect or another; often just not quite my style
69-50: Teas that I don’t really enjoy all that much and wouldn’t drink another cup of.
49 and below: Mega yuck. This tea is just disgusting to me.

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