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Anytime I Would Get To Stressed I Would Take A Break To Walk My Dog Charlie, And Play A Little (okay, A Lot) Of Pokemon Go! Aren't They Besties??

Finishing my first grant application

Hey guys,

I have done… I finally finished… it is over… I have officially submitted my first student fellowship application to the NSF GRFP (https://www.nsfgrfp.org/ ). It was a monumen

Anytime I would get to stressed I would take a break to walk my dog Charlie, and play a little (okay, a lot) of Pokemon Go! Aren't they besties??

Anytime I would get to stressed I would take a break to walk my dog Charlie, and play a little (okay, a lot) of Pokemon Go! Aren’t Charlie and Evee besties??

tal month this past October, between class work really kicking in and all of the work needed to submit this application. As a result of all the reading and writing and editing, I haven’t been in the lab very much, so data has kind of come to a standstill. However, if I get this grant, it all the blood, sweat and tears will have been worth it. I am told that that is normal as a graduate student, with having months of super high data generation and super low. I won’t lie though, it was challenging to force myself to sit at my computer when all I really wanted to do was play with my fish and practice more techniques.

 I am very excited to be getting back into the swing of things for November, and I have a couple of new directions for my project that I am excited to start working on!  I have confidence this is going to be one of the high months for me!