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Goodbye 2015

This has been a bitter sweet year for me and my family. There are great lessons I take away from this year that I want to reflect on in this post. In 2015 my family and I had great experiences … Continue reading

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End of week one of 2015 #acwrimo

This post got lost in the mayhem of things as my November got out of hand. Better late than never I believe, so here are my thoughts at the end of the first week go #acwrimo 2015. One of the … Continue reading

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I just signed up for #acwrimo2015

Its that time of the year again, before the year ends and academics try to push themselves to greater productivity. I must say I haven’t had the best experience with acwrimo in previous years and have been dismally embarrassed at … Continue reading

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Don’t give up!

Don’t give up Don’t allow the dream to die Don’t lift your hands up in surrender The vision is for an appointed time It will speak and not lie Lift up your eyes Take a step back Look at how far … Continue reading

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What does PhDing and baking a cake have in common?

Many people ask me what it’s like to have little ones and pursue a PhD at the same time. I think today’s post answers that, it makes you find the unlikely similarity between PhDing and baking birthday cakes. Being a … Continue reading

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The magic finish line called PhD Submission!

I feel like I have been at this PhD thing for too long. Like a pregnancy after thirty-six weeks, looking forward to meeting your baby, but hating feeling like a beached whale. I love the idea of contributing to knowledge … Continue reading

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What am I doing blogging?

I really should be using this time to write my PhD after all I don’t have much time before my deadline. I also have a life full of little boys I call sons that I love and want to spend … Continue reading

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My love for twitter grows stronger each day!

Social media isn’t the first place one would turn to when thinking about work motivation and making progress in thesis writing. However I have found my most productive days have had a lot to do with my presence on twitter. I … Continue reading

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First week of #AcWriMo

So this is the end of my first week of #AcWriMo there have been highs and lows. Thank you for all the tweets and motivations to keep at it. Like I said in the first post my goal is not … Continue reading

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