I will write this in a trilogy of posts because it would suck to have to read one super long one! ;)
Well, my first day on the job at Hollister wasn't bad! PLOT TWIST: I'm quitting, and here's why. Unfortunately I keep randomly doing things that throw out my back/shoulder (my muscles can easily go into spasm at any time because they're still a bit weakened from whip lash from a car accident back in February), and folding clothes for literally five straight hours with only a fifteen-minute break in between wasn't exactly ideal….
Sunday morning my whole back and shoulders were literally throbbing so badly that I almost threw up from the pain -___- (then popped some Advil). I couldn't really rest too much though, because I was off to the fancy-pants Hillel Brunch for a dedication to the new Hillel house! My friend and I may or may not have attacked the uneaten dessert plate of a very important dean's husband because he is a vegan and didn't want to eat the various elegant custards, mousse, and tartlet…Which brings me to the next point of updates.
I was appointed the new Chief of Community Service for Hillel!! *happydance* I'm so excited because community service has really become such a major part of my life that I'd love to embrace further. Giving back to the world is something that I faithfully believe is a part of the duty we all have as a human being so I'm absolutely thrilled for this opportunity! Also I am probably going to be in charge of setting up the blog for Hillel, as well! *round two of happydancin'*!!
Back to the friend I mentioned that I enjoyed the Hillel Brunch with: it's funny because I've always wanted that one special girl to be more than a best friend to me… like a younger sister to me (she's 18, I'm 20)! And ladies and gents, I've found her. She wanted us to come up with best-friend nicknames for each other, so I thought why not do the two leading ladies in a reeeeally old show we both like (The Honeymooners): she's Alice, I'm Trixie. It's so funny - we literally are SO similar, and we're in a creative writing class together next semester so I'm excited to see her! She's upset that when I graduate she'll still be a senior and have a whole year at college left without me, but I assured her that's what FaceTime is for! :p The one thing is that we both love to be the center of attention/winning the hearts of the masses (i mean in general not in a romantic way hahah), and as we both don't have any siblings, it'll be interesting to see how we can balance and manage our desire to run the show. We both hate competition so here's literally praying we find a happy medium because she's so funny and sweet and wise and I would hate for a friendship to unravel because of petty little things. Also, when it comes to romantic relationships she is SO laid-back and friendships quite intense whereas I am literally the EXACT opposite so I find it really funny. To be honest, we both admitted to getting along much better with guys than girls and I hope nothing tears us apart because she's fantabulous (can you sense my panic here?). I hope we're not too similar, if you get what I mean. It's not just every day you find an amazing friend like that!
So recently, I applied to become a member of The Smart Girls Group www.smartgirlsgroup.org <---clickittt! I was then selected to be featured in the Smart Girl Spotlight column after they read my application and were really impressed by it!! *happydance* Additionally, I'm now going to be in charge of writing part of their weekly newsletter (both the Smart Girls Smiles column, as well as an editorial called Love, Smart Girl) !!! I am not only honored beyond belief, but the college girl (she goes to a college in New York), who is in charge of the newsletter is actually doing this as her internship project for The Smart Girls Group! We know quite a few mutual people because she lives in a neighboring town of mine in CT and who knows?! Maybe we could wind up being good friends, ourselves! I'd love to actually meet her in person one day; I think that would be really cool!
Pinterest literally has been such a frickin' life-saver! Whenever i just need a break I prowl around finding preppy photos that fill me with an instant dose of joy!
So I met with the guy who is the head of the Women's Center because I wanted to get more involved after speaking at the Sexism in the Classroom event, and he said that he wants me to be a Monitor next semester for the Center!! So basically, I make sure nobody gets too rowdy in there while I do my homework AND I GET PAID FOR IT. yessss. On-campus job alertttt! Also I'm basically the General Assistant to the Board of the Center because I have SO MUCH going on next semester that I wouldn't have time to actually be on the board… but maybe senior year!? *wiggles eyebrows*
Which reminds me! I'm almost positive that I'm going to be appointed one of the new Chairs of the Student Advisory Board for English Majors!! Yippee!!