Because I'm a strong-ass willful person who never takes no for an answer. You can't have people who are passionate about the subject. You might not find "the one", the project that you'll be so passionate for. More often than not, PhD students settle, for the research group in which they might have friends or … Continue reading Why do you want to do a PhD?
Its Sunday night. Tomorrow's Monday. Such an inane beginning to a conversation about how scared you can be of your own life. Every person on this planet goes through disappointments, some experience a lot of it, some are let off quite easily. But heartbreak is written in the stars for every soul who takes a … Continue reading When you are afraid of your own life…
I wore my best sweater: red with an aztec print around the neck with sequins. I wore make-up: Black eye-liner and baby pink lip color And I was scrubbing the floor.
I have met people that believed talent and/or hard work, attitude, dedication, determination, perseverance etc etc. would decide if you succeed or not. Clearly, they haven't met a second year PhD student who's slogging away in her lab in some corner of the world. That student being me. I did get a little taste of … Continue reading This little thing called Luck
For as long as I remember, I make a blog, put my story forward and erase it in three months. My thoughts race in my banged up head at 100 mph, enough to cause my heart to beat faster, my eyes to blur, my feet to give way, and my muscles almost dead. I was drowning … Continue reading Hi again, world!