My life in bullet point form:
-Aspiring Clinical Health Psychologist
-Psychiatry Clinical Research Assistant
-LA Color Run (February)
-Encinitas 5K (May)
All upcoming races are cancelled due to torn ACL/MCL/Meniscus. I will be having surgery on 8/20/13. I will be on crutches until late Septmeber, and i will have to wait until May 2014 to return to the wonderful world of triathlon.
"I tend to be cynical about a lot of things, but Maya Angelou is somebody that no matter how much I pick her apart, she still has integrity. She was a victim of incest and rape, and she worked as a stripper. And now she’s a literary icon and Nobel Laureate. It goes to show that life is cumulative, and you can’t devalue any type of experience."
Ok you guys, I just managed to fit 5 days worth of stuff into all of this. Considering I’ve been known to bring a huge suitcase for a 3 day trip this is a big deal. I’m even bringing my work laptop and ginormous project binder so I can analyze data on the train. (I may have had to sacrifice bringing my curling iron though 😩) #girlproblems
"I had a bacterial infection when I was two that turned into gangrene. People don’t believe all the things I can do. Like write. I have some of the best handwriting in my class." She put her arms together to show me how she would hold a pencil or pen.
"Are you in school?"
"Well I just finished medical school to become a medical assistant." Just then she got a phone call, swiped open the touch screen and effortlessly held the phone up to her ear. I waited patiently as she tried to work out some logistics with a family member. "That was my grandma. She’s on her way to pick me up and take me to my dance studio."