Monday, November 15, 2010

NaBloPoMo Day 15

Well, are you sick of my daily blogging yet?  It's actually kind of hard to come up with something to write every day, but it has given me something to do as a creative outlet...  Since I am halfway done with the NaBloPoMo challenge, I started thinking about halves:  halfway, half full, half-baked, half the calories, etc, and I really liked the idea of writing about optimism and seeing the world as a glass that is half-full.

I have a test to take on Thursday that will clear me to take another test in 5 - 8 months.  Then I will be done with tests... for about 10 years.  Do I think I'm ready...? Heck no.  Do I think I'll pass...?  Maybe.  Am I worried about it...?  Just a little.  I felt less prepared for my USMLE Part III exam and did well.  I was freaking out about my USMLE Part II exam and obviously passed.  So, I'm the eternal optimist.

So as not to take up too much time... I need to sleep to get up and keep studying tomorrow... I thought I would share a poem by Emily Dickinson entitled "Hope."

Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune--without the words,
And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.

I've heard it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.


betty said...

I'm not tired of your posts, Veronica. It is hard to come up with something every day, isn't it?? You will go great with your testing!!


Jeanie said...

I was so pleased to read one of my favourite Emily Dickinson poems on your journal today.
I have always, insitinctively, believed in the 'cup half full' saying.
Positivity is a blessing. You have it by the cupfull.
Jeanie xx

Lori said...

I've been enjoying reading your posts every day! Mine from yesterday was pretty pitiful; I'm having trouble coming up with something to write everyday too.

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