Happy Tuesday!  Before I begin today’s post I want to send my sincerest appreciation and shout out to all the members of the military.  Happy Veterans Day.

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Kickstarting the day at the gym is the best medicine for feeling a little frumpish.  I started with an easy run of 3 miles on the treadmill and then complete two rounds of the “Muffin Top Melter” workout.

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It really made me sweat and I was glistening with achievement and a desire for food!!!

Breakfast

While I was eating breakfast at the Metro Diner with my family yesterday, I received a phone call from my admissions counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. (GO PENMAN!)

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Alyssa informed me that my FAFSA issues were resolved and I would be officially enrolled in my first two courses by the end of the morning!!!  I am so grateful for her diligent work on ensuring that I would be taken care of before the beginning of the new term, which is Monday the 17th, ya’ll!  Shout out to the Admissions Dept at SNHU – you guys rock!

Later in the day, I received my login information for SNHU’s Blackboard program and downloaded the syllabi for ENG 550 and LIT 500.

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It looks like I will be doing a lot of reading, a lot of writing, but I am extremely excited about getting start in just a few short days.

Brain Dump Wednesday

1.  I was sick over the weekend and through Tuesday, which caused me to watch an unhealthy amount of HBO On Demand.  I have a huge recommendation for those of you who have access, by whatever means, to this premium channel: the mini series Olive Kitteridge.

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I didn’t realize that this was based on a book until I started searching for pictures to share with you.

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Will have to add this to my To Read list.

2.  While walking around class yesterday, I overheard the best comeback to someone trying to assert their dominance over another student.

Girl: Shut your face!

Boy: I don’t have any face left to shut!”

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3.  There are only twenty five school days until Christmas Break!

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If the commercials can start addressing Christmas, I might as well join the bandwagon.

4.  I forgot to put a college code on my FAFSA form, which might delay my enrollment at Southern New Hampshire University until their next semester.

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