Archive for the ‘Dear Diary’ Category

A few months ago I attended a local, professional conference. I went dressed to impress, prepared with business cards and a smile. I sincerely enjoy meeting and communicating with people so I never feel that I am being false or manipulative by chatting with people at these conferences, but my main objective is to meet […]

I’ve been hyping my 8 year old son for the 3rd grade spelling bee. He seemed really enthused about the prospect of spelling bee fame and glory, including a trip to Washington, D.C. for the national spelling bee. We’ve occasionally been practicing for fun in the car. Well, today was the first of a series of eliminations. […]

Busy Bee


I figured I’d write just a few words to stay in the habit of it… It’s so damn easy to get inundated by everything else in life and let the poor blog go to shit. I had a calculus test this morning, an informational interview at [Insert Name Here] pharmaceutical company (which went fantastic, by […]

I’m getting tired of the Friday night alone gig. I try to avoid whining publicly, but such is life. Eh… not much to do about it. I guess I can just fold some laundry and go to bed. Preferably I would have someone to keep me company but alas, I am alone.  

Tomorrow I have to attend a student chapter meeting for a pharmaceutical club at our school, of which I am president. Tomorrow is also Science Share and family night at my kids’ school. They (being my progeny) were rather excited about Science Share. I am a single mom and their father is currently in Iraq […]

Currently I am conducting a research project as part of my senior year curriculum to satisfy the graduation requirements for my pharmaceutical sciences program. As a student, I am allowed to choose a professor to work with based on their area of research. Some professors give the students lots of flexibility and independence on their […]

I’m quickly approaching the end of my second week at an undisclosed pharmaceutical company (ugghhh… I hate being secretive).  I work in the quality control laboratory of a solid oral dose plant. So far I’m rather enjoying the company in general. It’s a great work environment and people are very friendly. The employees seem generally […]