first watermelon of the season

I am feeling preeeeeetty good right now.  I submitted a big paper last night (fingers crossed that it’s well received!), presented that embarrassment of a computer programming project, and have only three days of class left. THREE!

I have a few more papers to turn in next week but nothing super stressful…at least I don’t think so (AP, Lauren, & Bre- let me know if I’m forgetting something).  Bre and I got together this afternoon for a mini homework party.  Chunk loooooves to party!
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We wrote about hearing assessment protocols to the tune of Bare Necessities from The Jungle Book while snacking on colorful pieces of sugar.  I brought the jelly beans, and Bre provided the gummies.
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Bre thought it was funny that my jelly bean bag is only open wide enough to squeeze out one jelly bean out at a time.  But it’s completely on purpose and practical–that way, it’s physically impossible to consume them by the handful (guilty as charged).

After the semester ends, I’m hoping to focus a little more on running.  I put running on the back burner and channeled most of my energy toward research for the past few (more than a few) weeks, which was definitely good, but my brain is ready for a break.  And my butt is ready to not sit in a chair.

My marathon is in 4 weeks (ohh gosh) and I’m not as ready as I wanted to be.  I got the long runs in but not the speedy stuff, so it won’t be the BQ I was hoping for…and that’s okay.  I have my last 20-miler coming up this weekend, so I’ll gauge what kind of pace I want to start the marathon with after that run.  Regardless, it will still be a fun weekend road tripping to Michigan with friends AND seeing old friends who are also running Bayshore!

And check out my best purchase of the day.
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Watermelon=almost summer

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How long does it take you eat a watermelon by yourself?
Random: You get called down to a stage and must either sing, dance, or perform stand-up comedy for 5 minutes.  Which do you pick?

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16 thoughts on “first watermelon of the season

  1. I have never eaten a whole watermelon by myself, but I’d guess about a week.
    Stand up comedy – it wouldn’t be pretty, but it would be better than my song or dance.

  2. I.LOVE.WATERMELON. And I could probably eat a whole one in just a couple of days. And you best believe I would sing for 5 minutes. Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Pat Benetar, no problem.

  3. Congrats on turning in your paper! I hope everything goes well with it!
    I’m one of those weirdos that doesn’t like watermelon, but I bet my daughter could eat a whole one by herself. She LOVES it!
    And I would sing for sure. My voice is alright. 🙂

  4. I don’t like watermelon either! I would sing if I magically obtained the ability but since my voice is AWFUL but I do have 15ish years of dance training, I’d go with dance 🙂

  5. I love watermelon, I already had my first one of the season and it was delish! Congrats on almost being done, graduation is Friday for me and I know I’m ready for that! I’m sure you’ll still kick ass at your marathon, you’re awesome!

  6. haha so smart with the jelly bean bag only allowing one out at a time! I would probably get frustrated and rip it open though, haha.

    I don’t think I’ve ever eaten an entire watermelon by myself… But I would probably guess about a week?

    OH gosh that question gives me anxiety just thinking about it. I guess I would say stand up comedy, because my singing and dancing would both be (even more) terrible! hahaha.

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