The days fly by without giving me a chance for writing a blog post, even though there would be quite a few topics I’d love to discuss if given a chance. However, university takes up a lot more of my week than just the hours I sit in the classrooms – there’s a lot of mandatory homework to do if you want a chance to sit the exam at the end of the semester.
Tuesday remains the most difficult part of the week, when my mood usually goes down considerably. That’s mainly because I have three homework sheets due on Tuesdays plus another one for physics due on Wednesday. Because of the other worksheets, I never manage to start the physics homework in advance, and so I come home at 6 o’ clock in the evening on Tuesdays, eat something and then sit down for doing my homework. Yesterday it was a quarter to midnight when I finally finished… Sometimes I just want to cry on those days. Sometimes I actually do.
Socially I’m slowly making progress at uni; sometimes I have conversations which carry on longer than three sentences. There are two people who attend the same maths, physics and geology classes as me (aside from the lectures we all have in common) and who also went on excursion the same day I did, so we end up in the same places all the time and somehow I managed to not scare them off.
In all seriousness, though, I’m trying to be socially more inviting and not retreat so far into my shell that I become a mere physical presence. And I learned that they – a girl and a boy – have friendly, unthreatening personalities, which allows me to relax a little and not guard myself quite as much as in the beginning. 98% of the stuff we talk about is strictly university-related, so I can’t say I know them very well: in fact, I only found out their names today because our physics tutor reads them out loud when we get our homework back. However, it’s still progress from when I started uni a month ago.
Outside of university, life continues to go well – I need to write a different post about that, though, as I’m too tired tonight already.