I guess I’ll be switching to Thursday and Sunday updates. Yay school for crapping on my life. At least on Thursdays I’m at placement. Unfortunately it’s been really slow with doctors out and some of the Audiologists as well. There is also a student from another local-ish school so we spend a lot of time fighting over patients and getting hours. Needless to say, it’s been interesting. She’s a 3rd year so she’s seen pretty much everything so I get the leftovers during the day. It’s been a slow few weeks, but I’m learning a lot and seeing a lot of different things. At least I’m using the extra time to get going on homework and get caught up on reading. I’m going to start bringing my computer so I don’t have to fight the hospital firewall all the time.
I’ve delayed on posting because a certain boyfriend was being a fun distraction early this week. He was in town for about 5 days and we had a blast being together. I think he was tired of spending time with his parents after a week and a half. While he was home he did get his fancy new truck and some kitchen stuff, you know- those adult things haha. He was also a nice subject for some cerumen management and enjoyed watching me geek out when we ran him as a subject in our evoked potentials lab. He survived the mild abrasions (skin scraping with very fine sandpaper to get rid of dead skin) we had to do for the electrode placement- and still had some hair left, ha!
While he was in town we did dinner and a movie night out, went to a football game and walked around campus quite a bit. We also tailgated before the game at a local bar and had a really good time with my classmates. It was loads of fun and I had entirely too much to drink. But, fun fact… my friends think boyfriend is a keeper. Gee, so do I! We also had dinner with my cousin one day when she was driving through town on her way home. It was good to catch up with her after staying with her all summer. I also got to take a ride in her fancy new car. There must be something in the water with all these new car purchases going on! Better than babies, haha.
But here are some photos to check out- Go Illini!! We won and beat a ranked team! I guess this is the first time in 10 years that U of I has started out 3-0 on the season. Let’s hope they can keep this up when the start playing other Big 10 teams, that’ll be the big test. My Dad actually called tonight and managed to score seats for this weekend's game as well! Guess I'm going to yet another game!
|Oh hey Memorial Stadium! 3rd row end zone seats :)|
|Once a band nerd, always a band nerd.|
|Football under the lights!|
|Taken via the monitor.|
|Final knee before the clock ran out.|
|Sometimes he's super adorable.|