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A cautionary tale...

 

(Barely completing your 8-hour beauty sleep...)

 

7:00 am - Alarm... Snooze!

7:01 am - Snooze again

7:02 am - Snooze again. Promises to wake up next 10 minutes

7:12 am - Snooze AGAIN... 

(Class starting in 10 minutes)

 

8:50 am - "RING!!" 

8:51 am - Shirt. Pants. RUN.

(Brain barely warmed up...)

8:53 am - Return to the dorm to get school bag. 

(Running to class like MAD. Week's exercise = Done)

 

9:03 am - Professor still preparing.. RELIEF that I haven't missed much. 

9:05 am - Sits down. Wondering how to stop breathing loudly.

(After sometime)

 

9:45 am - Stomach makes sounds. Classmate next to me stares. 

9:46 am - Searches bag.. Finds fortune cookie. Eats it. Makes loud noise.

9:47 am - Awkward stares. But still hungry.

(Later in the class)

 

10:10 am - 2 hour class still not over. Rests eyes....Ears will do the job

10:11 am - Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z

10:20 am - Dreaming about food

(Class over)

 

11:13 am - Wakes up... found no food. Realizes class's over --> Feeling guilty.

11:15 am - Heads to get brunch 

(After brunch)

 

12:00 pm - Goes to library.

12:15 pm - Opens Laptop --> Clicks Internet browser -->  Facebook

2:00 pm - ???!

2:05 pm - Gets book. Read. 

2:20 pm - Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z 

(Wakes up)

 

3:55 pm - Bed > Library table

4:00 pm - Heads home to study...hopefully

(After some travel)

 

4:10 pm - Calculates how many more chapters to read for tomorrow. Just 1... CELEBRATE.

4:15 pm - Promises to finish chapter before 6 pm. Watches YouTube videos.

5:50 pm - Guilt strike! Convinces myself that I still have more time tonight.

5:51 pm - Hungry. Debates whether to eat out or cook.

5:55 pm - Finds wallet... Realizes there's no choices but to cook

 

(After dinner)

7:15 pm - Remembers chapter reading. 

7:20 pm - Food coma...

(Urge to go bathroom... Wakes up)

 

9:00 pm - Promises to finish before 11 pm. 

9:01 pm - **In the head**  11 pm  is NOT LATE.

10:45 pm - "Okay I'm in trouble". Finally reads.

(Read, read, read)

 

11:30 pm - Done with 4 pages. What did I just read??

(Read, read, read)

12:15 am - 11 pages to go. 

12:30 am - 11 pages to go.

12:45 am - 10 pages to go.

(The night is young!)

 

3:15 am - 1 page to go. Feels the rush.

3:20 am - Done......really??

3:25 am - Re-read the last page.

3:30 am - DONE

3:31 am - CRASHED

(It's a beautiful summer day)

 

 

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