Hanging on

I disappeared for a while there.  This semester has been particularly rough in terms of time management as well as a rather upsetting rollercoaster ride compliments of one of my instructors from last semester.

This instructor and I have not gotten along well at any point, and it culminated in my being written up for plagiarism on an assignment. The fact that the assignment was a list of signs and symptoms for a disease, and that it was referenced so the source could be seen didn’t seem to matter. Technically, I was plagiarizing. I truly can’t dispute that. Context was completely ignored, and the resulting bruhaha almost stopped me from advancing in the program.

The associated distraction of dealing with this, the remediation steps to help my slide into the depths of depravity as evidenced by my flagrant use of another’s work, replacement assignment, additional writing workshop, as well as start a new semester left me with no mental energy to do much more than get by.

But now I’m back!