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Quote of the Day
Saturday, April 08, 2006
Which one of these is true?
1.) I have really been finished with my dissertation for six months, but I've been pretending to "work" on it just to make all of the other ABDs out there feel better.
2.) I moonlight as a waitress for Hooters.
3.) T has just signed me up for a 5K race at the end of the month, and I am going to die.
You have one minute to select the BEST possible answer.
If you guessed (1), you are insane. If you truly believe that I am faking all of this misery, then I am one heck of a good actress and have seriously misjudged my calling.
If you guessed (2), you... well, let's just say that choice (2), if it WAS true (which it isn't) would be so hysterically funny and sad that I surely wouldn't write about it here.
If you guessed (3), you are, unfortunately, correct. Well, you're correct about the 5K in my future (because T, my unofficial trainer, says I'm "ready" despite the fact I've never run more than two miles in my life, and a 5K is 3.1 miles), and you might also be correct that my death is imminent. The race is at the end of the month. I ran two miles today and I could already just about feel my major bodily systems shutting down. This is not going to be pretty, folks.