Happy 4th of July!

Hey everyone!

Is it me, or did I blink and it is already July? This summer is going by so fast. I guess the saying is true, “Time flies when you are having fun!” Not too much has happened since I have last posted; I have seen my friends a few times (which was a lot of fun), I’ve been working a lot, and just hanging out around the house.

I am so excited for tomorrow because the Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. I love watching the fireworks, eating a lot of food, and being outside. I could go without the mosquitos attacking me every time I step outside. This summer has been pretty weird with the weather, luckily it hasn’t been scorching hot, but its been really stormy and raining. The storms have ruined some of my plans but we made the most of it!

I cannot wait until I move into my apartment with my friends. I still feel like I have a lot of stuff that I need to get before I move in – one month to go! I especially need to finish all of my wall decor. I haven’t done much with these recently but I am sure that I will soon!

Well, time to go! Talk to you in about a month!

Malorie

May is Over?

Hey everyone!

How is it already the end of May?! I feel like I just moved back home yesterday…maybe that is because I just unpacked the rest of my stuff yesterday.

Words cannot describe how happy I am that it is summer break! I haven’t really had much of a break. I have worked at the preschool or babysat every single day that I have been home. But I love working with kids so it isn’t too bad. They definitely keep me busy and entertained.

Other than working I have been spending time with some of my friends from home and have even taken a couple of trips to go see my friends from Maryville. I also made a trip up to St. Louis to sign the lease to our new apartment! I am so excited to live with four of my friends this fall (and I can’t wait to decorate my room! I have already made one decoration.)

I have also been able to catch up on some sleep. I think the first night I was home I slept around 11 hours. It was much needed. I have also had a lot of free time to be able to watch some shows on Netflix and do some crafts. I love having so much free time.

Well, I will update you in about a month, which will most likely go by as fast as May did.

Hope you are having a good summer!

Malorie

I Think I Can, I Think I Can

Hey everyone!

We are in the last uphill battle of the semester: finals week!! I have been so busy trying to prepare for everything that I feel like I don’t have time to breathe. But luckily I won’t have any classes on Friday, so that is one less day that I have to stress about. Today, I officially completed everything that I had to do for anatomy, that means one class down and four to go! I am going to be even more ready for summer by the time Thursday comes.

Today is another stormy one. I kind of like listening to the rain and the thunder while I am inside, but I do not like having to walk around campus in it. It is not fun having to sit in class soaking wet and cold. But there isn’t much I can do about it, so i just need to remember to take my umbrella with me.

My room is feeling more and more empty. I have taken all of my pictures off of my wall, taken some clothes and other things that I won’t be needing this week home, and been throwing other stuff away. I still cannot believe that this semester is almost over.

Well, time for some more studying. Wish me luck!

Malorie

Finally Spring Time

Happy Beautiful Thursday!

I am loving this weather. This is what I wish it would be like outside everyday! It was nice to be able to put on a t-shirt and shorts and not have to worry about a big, heavy coat. I even got to eat lunch outside with one of my friends. Let’s hope this weather is here to stay…it just puts me in a better mood. :)

Another week down and I am counting down the days until summer break. I am not ready to be away from my friends and St. Louis, but I am ready to be away from all the homework. I am ready to have free time, so I can do whatever I want. I am also ready to see the kids at the preschool that work at back home. They make working so much fun, and I love every minute that I get to spend with them.

This weekend is going to be so much fun! Tomorrow, my parents and brother are coming up and we are going to the Cardinals game for my brothers birthday! Then on Saturday I am going home with one of my friends and we are going out to her farm and hanging around there. I love being out in the country; it is so peaceful. I also get to meet her cute dog!

Speaking of dogs, yesterday Maryville had puppies on campus. My roommate and I are obsessed with dogs, so we were in heaven when we finally got to play with them. We both miss our dogs so much and are constantly talking about them.

On the academic side of life, I am starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I only have a few more projects, papers, and tests left until the end of the year. It is so hard to find the motivation to get everything done, but I am trying my hardest. I just need to get as much stuff done as fast and accurately as possible so I can finish the year strong.

Well, I better get back to work. It is busy in the office today because we are getting ready for the START program this weekend.

Malorie

Rain, Rain Go Away

Happy (rainy) Thursday!

After tomorrow, there are only 4 more weeks of classes! I am so ready for summer, even though the weather doesn’t seem like it is. The only time it is warm, is when it is raining, so I can’t enjoy it. Oh well, I guess I can’t change, so I need to learn to live with it. The only thing that is a sign that summer is for sure coming is the start of MLB. Go Cardinals!

Good news! I only have one class tomorrow. It is going to be an easy Friday, which is going to be much needed after the busy and stressful week. I have had assignments upon assignments with quizzes in between. My group of friends and I have also been worrying about where we are going to be living next year, especially now since we can’t apply to stay on campus another year. Let’s hope everything works out for the best.

At work we have been getting a lot of calls about START. This is the program that incoming first year students participate in, so that they can get registered for their first year of college. I remember going last year and I was freaking out because a lot of the people that I knew coming in went to an earlier start date than I did. It was still good because then I got to meet new people. It was very exciting.

Well time to go. Hopefully I can get to my room before the next down pour.

Malorie

 

Registration Week

Hello again!

This week is another stressful one. Yesterday I had to register for my Fall 2014 Semester. Luckily I got all the classes that I wanted!

Yesterday I had an anatomy quiz at 8:00, a sociology exam, and an anatomy lab exam. The night before I thought my head was going to explode from studying so much. I think I did well on all of them and I didn’t have a mental breakdown during all of it, so I am calling it a successful day. I rewarded myself by taking a nap in the afternoon and then a group of friends and I watched Frozen that night. There were about 12 of us in one room in Mouton. It was quite cramped, but still a lot of fun mostly because Frozen is my favorite movie.

This weekend is Spring Formal at Busch Stadium!! I am so excited it is going to be so much fun!

I am also going to be looking at apartments with some of my friends for next year . Just adding another stressful element into my life. Hopefully, everything will work out and we find a good place to live. And I get my car back this weekend!

Time to get back to work! Happy (almost) weekend!

Malorie

Back in the Swing of Things

Well, here we are again. Spring break was so much fun! I wish I was still in Florida, but we can’t always get what we wish for. I can’t believe how fast this semester is going by. We only have six more weeks left. I am already having to start thinking about housing and classes for next year! That’s pretty scary! Hopefully everything works out the way I have planned…fingers crossed.

Let’s hope that all of the cold, winter weather is behind us and we get nice spring weather from here on out. But living in Missouri, we will never know.

Maryville does a program in the spring called SERVE projects. SERVE stands for Students Engaging in Rewarding and Valuable Experiences. This year a group of my friends and I decided to participate in one. We are in the Autism Awareness group and we going to a school called Giant Steps in St. Louis and help around there with whatever they need. We go there a few times a semester for a couple of hours at a time. It is so nice to be there and be able to interact with the students and members there and get to see the joy that they have while they are there. This experience is particularly rewarding to me because I want to work with kids that are on the Autism spectrum. This semester we chose to go on Friday afternoons and so tomorrow is one of those days that we are going.

Well time to go! Hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend. :)

Malorie

ONE MORE DAY!

Hey Everyone!

THERE IS ONLY ONE MORE DAY UNTIL SPRING BREAK! I am so excited…can you tell? I have been working hard this week to get ahead in some of my classes so that I am not overwhelmed when we get back. I have a feeling that when I do get back I won’t be in work mode, still vacation mode, so the more I get done now the better off I will be. And I can feel more relaxed next week.

The classes for next semester are already posted so that means Registration is around the corner. It blows my mind when I think about how fast this semester has gone by. My friends and I are also trying to figure out where we are going to live next year, so we have to register for that while on Spring Break. The work, worries, and stress never end! But I am sure that I am going to be able to get through it.

Well, time to get some more stuff done; at this point I am surprised that I am still finding stuff to do considering all that I have been able to get done.

See you in two weeks!

Malorie Mueller

Just Keep Swimming!

Happy Thursday!

I cannot believe that it is almost spring break! But I am more than ready for that week of no stress or worries. This year I am going to Daytona Beach, Florida with a big group of my friends. I am sooooo excited! The beach is one of my favorite places to go, and I haven’t been to one in about four years, so this trip is long over due. I just need to focus enough next week and make it through to Friday. Let’s also hope that it goes by really fast too!

I cannot believe that I only have about two more months left of my freshman year of college. It is so crazy to think about, and also a little stressful. There is still so much that I have to do before this semester is over.

But right now I am trying to focus on what I have to do right now before spring break. I have actually been pretty productive the past couple of days. I have been trying to get ahead in a lot of my classes so I am not overwhelmed next week and when we come back from break. So far so good.

Speaking of being productive time to work on homework so I can go to the last home basketball games tonight. Go Saints!

Malorie

Happy…Monday?

Sorry that I haven’t posted in a while. Last week was really busy! I can’t even remember what all I did or what was going on. This week is looking like it is going to be the same way. This is the time in the semester where all of the professors have gone through their first section of notes, so I have like 2 or 3 tests each week. It’s crazy, but somehow I am getting through it. This week I had an anatomy quiz this morning, I have an anatomy lab exam Wednesday, and a history exam Thursday, plus all the extra assignments in between. AHHH! Is it the weekend yet?

On a more positive note, this past weekend I got to go home and spend time with my family. It was nice to be home, eat home cooked meals, relax a little bit, and of course see my puppy! It was a much needed break.

The meltdown is beginning!! Campus is soaking wet with all of the snow and ice melting…hopefully there is no more snow. I’m ready for spring.

Well, wish me luck this week. Let’s hope I can get enough sleep too. I don’t do too well with only a little amount of sleep. Haha

Have a good week!

-Malorie