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I want hope

Today I am angry I am angry and sad Angry and sad at this world This world that I grew up in The world that taught me to fear and hate Fear and hate myself and be the other The … Continue reading

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Hindsight always has so much wisdom

We always look back at decisions we made in the past with great wisdom. We think I should have  or shouldn’t have done that. I used to look back at the shy teenager I was and wish I had been … Continue reading

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It’s a lonely place but thank you!

They say doing a PhD is a lonely journey. It’s the work you do that defines who you are as a scholar. It’s this big project that consumes your life for three whole years, but if you are like me … 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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PhDance!!!

Reflections on writing the PhD by a mommy to two boys, wife of one handsome fellow, global citizen trying to stay happy & keep all her friends. Continue reading

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The thing about death is that goodbyes are never easy

I don’t remember the last time I wrote here, but I have been away for a very good reason. I was in Denmark on a visiting scholar fellowship when I received the news that my dad had died. He was … Continue reading

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Getting back to my third baby… the PhD

Hello everybody, its been a while since I’ve been on here. I am back and hope to be writing more regularly on this space. I will start off with posting stuff I wrote for the PhD life blog. Sometimes we … Continue reading

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PhD Student and a mother! Really?

Hello everybody, its been a while since I’ve been on here. I am back and hope to be writing more regularly on this space. I will start off with posting stuff I wrote for the PhD life blog. the theme … Continue reading

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