Category Archives: professional life

What This Week’s All About

Thank you for all of your kind words on my last post about my PhD graduation!!! Real quick, head on over to the Charlottesville Wedding Blog to check out my 3rd post (a short one) as bride blogger 🙂 I … Continue reading

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That’s all she wrote

After 4 years of writing, studying, presenting,  analyzing…and writing, it’s officially over. I have graduated with my PhD, an incredible feat, especially considering the imposter syndrome I used to struggle with. Getting a PhD–the highest degree a university confers–is not … Continue reading

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Let the Commencement Commence!

This past week was a doozy. I flew in to A2 for a quick trip and to interview for a job. Then by the time I came back, it was time to see my family again this weekend. They are … Continue reading

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It’s official. I’m a Dr.

Yep. Today it finally all came to an end with my dissertation defense. I’ve had a rough time the past 3 months, but it was all worth it today when I passed my defense and could officially call myself DOCTOR. … Continue reading

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What’s Gotten Me Through

Let’s talk for a hot minute about all the crazy, guilty pleasure activities, food, music, pursuits that have helped get me through the long days of writing, sleepless nights, writer’s block, and anxiety–you know, everything that goes along with writing … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m Not Sorry–Dissertation Edition

Sorry I’m not sorry that… I’m happy that the weather for this weekend is looking dreadful–rainy and dreary–because I can hole myself up and write and not feel like I’m missing out on anything I’ve been venting and complaining almost … Continue reading

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Not Enough Time

There is not enough time in the days and weeks. I woke up surprised that it was already Wednesday! Usually I would be thrilled that the week was flying by but I NEED MORE TIME to write. I got about … Continue reading

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That Week. Wow.

Wowza, it’s already Friday? Forgive me for being completely M.I.A. this week. You guys know that I always gripe about how tough it is for me to get back into the swing of things after a vacation and this week … Continue reading

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Little Miss Sunshine

Happy Monday my friends! Real quick, I had to change my web interface for my instagram photos. I’m still on Instagram @ cemitche but to see my photos on the web, you can now go here. I also changed the … Continue reading

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Indulgences

We all need to indulge in certain ways to relieve stress and, heck, just enjoy life! There are few indulgences I allow myself every week (or every once in awhile). 1. Music While doing my last long run I got … Continue reading

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