Monday, January 31, 2011

"I don't want to risk side-tracking you"

So I got an email today from my thesis advisor. Evidently she wants to give me feedback about my chapter in person rather than via email, so I won't puzzle over any of her comments. I don't know how I feel about that. She mentioned that the meeting should only last 15-20 minutes (how long does it take to say "it stinks," I wonder?). She also said she didn't want to side track my writing of my second chapter. Well, how bad was the first chapter? So now I am nervous. I don't think that what I wrote was horrible, but maybe it was not what she was looking for. Maybe I get to start from Square One again? Yay! Not.

I am trying not to let this little piece of news bother me. Unfortunately, that little burr has nestled under my skin and is disrupting my focus. Argh! I had hoped to wrap up my second chapter this week. I leave on Sunday for the Grand Canyon for two weeks and I know I will not be writing then. Tonight would be a good night to write. But I think I am going to go pout and watch a movie.

That thesis certainly won't write itself. But neither will the movie watch itself...


Mandi said...

Good luck! I hope she has nothing but "it's great, here's my one suggestion" to say to you. Maybe that's why it will be a short meeting. That or she hasn't read it yet. :P

Will said...

I'm praying for you, send me a text if you need/want to talk afterwards