Saturday, February 20, 2010

Decision made

So, I did finally decide what I was going to do regarding what program I wanted to apply to. I decided the classes I am taking at EMU seem to be too K-12 oriented and that's not what I want so I am in the process of applying to the masters at Oklahoma. Today I finished my statement of purpose and goals to include with my application information so now all I need to do is print it off and mail it out to complete it. I'm pretty sure that's all they are waiting for. Then I just get to wait to see what happens. If I don't get in, then I'll just finish the specialist program here at EMU and then try again to find a job.

For another update, Shyla finished her antibiotics the vet gave us at the beginning of January to see if we could get rid of her cough. We did some x-rays and her lungs had a small cloudy spot, which the doctor wasn't sure if it was an infection that still hadn't gone away from when she was sick in August, scar tissue, or cancer. We tried to antibiotics for a good month and finished them last week. Nothing so far. Eventually I have to take her back to the vet to get checked out to see if the cloudy spot is gone or not. I'm hoping it's gone.

Ares was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and has been on medication. The doctor had us up his dosage of his pill to twice a day and he seems to finally be putting weight back on. You can't feel his ribs as much anymore, so that makes us happy. He also has to go back to the vet to get checked out again. I think he's doing better though too.

Besides going to school and my two jobs, I was sick for a couple weeks. I got the flu and as soon as I started getting better from that I got viral bronchitis. It totally sucked and I ended up going to the health center on campus to get medication. The bronchitis was causing problems with my asthma so that didn't help much either. Luckily, it's all gone except now I have laryngitis, which is a lot of fun when I'm trying to talk to tenants at the office or guests at Target. I've had that for over a week and it needs to go away. I'm hoping soon.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

New Semester, New decisions to make

Well, it's been an extremely long time since I last wrote in my blog. I've been busy with working two jobs and attending school, trying to decide if I would apply for the doctorate in educational leadership. I would much more like to have a job in my career but only the economy will tell.

The two decisions I have to make involves applying for the doctoral program at EMU or applying for the Library Science masters program at Oklahoma for a second masters. I might apply to them both and see what happens.

I have also applied for the position vacated by my former supervisor at the library at LSSU. I'm really hoping this works out because I think I would be a good fit for the position since I already know the position. My only concern is that it will be taken by someone in the union. I think that's why I haven't received interviews for some of the positions I've applied for in the past. We'll see what happens with this position. I'm going to try to contact my source at the end of the week to see if she's heard anything since they just came back from their winter vacation too. Here's to hoping!