Bring On April

Well hello, April!  When did you sneak in?

I’m really excited for this coming month for a few reasons:

  1. I finish my practicum in three [!!] weeks,
  2. After this month, I’ll only have one week left of school before summer break starts, and
  3. I’ll be entering the third trimester! 

I’ve never been big on spring cleaning – or any cleaning for that matter – but I’m actually hoping that the combination of spring and “nesting” will help me get organized this year.  One can hope, right?

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After last week’s quick Spring Break, I’m back in the swing of things!  I feel really good about it [actually thrive better when I’ve got a routine and schedule to follow] because this is the final push of the semester!  Nonetheless I’m glad Ben and I laid low this weekend – it was just what I needed to set me up nicely for a week of go-go-going. 

A Few Highlights:

  • Homemade plain whole wheat and cinnamon-raisin bagels were made and are now stock-piled in the fridge and freezer for my carbosaurus hubby:

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  • Our house was brightened up with beautiful yellow flowers – a surprise from Momma!  Smile

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  • And, perhaps most randomly: we watched A Streetcar Named Desire [after hearing about a Stanley + Stella-screaming contest on the radio and realizing we actually own the movie, we decided to watch it].  I usually can’t keep my eyes open during old films, but this one kept my attention [possibly because I work in severe mental illness?]. 

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The rest of the weekend was filled with rest, household chores, research and paper writing, and I’m glad to say that I’m now about half-way done [woot]! 

The break last week was nice and all, but I really enjoyed teaching my kickboxing class again this morning and getting a couple of papers turned in!  I’m off to put together a powerpoint presentation and then – hopefully – get a nap in before class!  Smile

Have a beautiful Monday!

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5 thoughts on “Bring On April

    • Haley Rabago says:

      Most definitely! Having homemade bagels in the house makes being gluten-free THAT much harder, but Ben loves them.

      Hope your April is wonderful too, Alison!

  1. Angela @ The Chicken Scoop says:

    Hello Lady!!! I am so behind with you! I miss reading your blogs! I can’t believe you are in the third trimester already!!!! So excited for you! Ok I guess enough exclamation points? Sounds like a nice low key weekend. I totally get that. I can’t wait for this weekend because even though its Easter, I have off from school Friday and Monday and nothing else planned! Rob and I need some serious at-home time! Have a great last week of classes too! It has been crazy here lately with school which is why I’ve been MIA. Just trying to get to May!
    ~Ang

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