je suis une rockstar!
it turns out that all that running on adrenalin, espressos, mints, two minute noodles, and vino (oh, didn't i already mention the vino?) is freaking worth every angsty minute:
i just got my first essay back, and i got an A- !!!!!
of course i shrieked oh! my! gosh! and burst into tears, and the kiddos all rushed over, ignoring their movie, and gave me big squeezy hugs. Bulldog is eleventy billion miles away at his own uni course, so he hasn't dispensed any congratulations yet. never mind, i am toasting myself.