Stronger because I’m weak: on finishing my first year of graduate school.

It is the Sunday after I have finished my first year of graduate school, and even though I should feel relieved and joyful, I just feel exhausted. Maybe it’s my body catching up from all of the lack of sleep and stress I experienced the last month of my life.

Graduate school is extremely difficult, which I’m sure any of you who have done graduate school know, and I’m sure those of you whom never done graduate school can at least imagine. Well, anyways, it’s draining, in every aspect: mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, and I’m exhausted in every aspect.

And the weather isn’t helping, either. 45 degrees and raining? Towards the end of May? Get out of here Milwaukee. You’re drunk.

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