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valleygirl

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So I have this project for my Music in ECE class that I've been working on. It involves putting together songs from various categories onto cue cards. The other part of the assignment is putting together props from music circle presentations that we did in class. We also have to laminate all the props. I thought the project was due next week, but when I woke up this morning (late) I realized it was actually due for my 7:00 class this evening.:eek: I have been so terribly disorganized this semester, so I didn't laminate and organize the props right away after making them. Plus, a lot of students didn't bother printing out the song that the prop was for, so I didn't have very many of the songs.

So, as stressed as I could have gotten, amazingly, I DIDN'T PANIC! That alone shows me that I have made progress since I started therapy. I stayed calm, listened to calming music on Youtube, forgot to eat, and calmly worked as quickly as I could. I didn't get it finished in time for class, but again, I didn't panic. I drove to uni (1/2 hour drive) and once I got there I calmly spoke with my instructor ( I had emailed her earlier so she already knew the situation). I can hand it in to my academic advisor by Thursday. Unfortunately, I will be deducted 10% for handing it in late. But for me the triumph in this is that I didn't panic when I easily could have done so.
 
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That's great valley girl.
That really is something most would get real anxious and panic about too.

I'm really pleased for you on this.
It's a great achievement!
The good thing is , it shows us we can do things without the panic and achieve them :)
Best wishes
Unique xx
 
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Well done VG! I would definitely have panicked - you should feel justifiably proud of yourself for being so calm and collected.
 
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Definitely yay!!! I'd have been running around like an idiot as well and had a panic. You handled that really well - and great idea to email your supervisor in advance.

Big up valleygirl!! :clap:
 
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Ah that's really good going. :)
As irritating as challenges can be, it isn't until we're tested that we realise how far we've come.

Also, I think it's a pretty easy mistake to make. If the deadline had been when you originally thought, you'd have got it completed. It's just one of those things.

It sounds like a really cool project that you've put a lot of hard work into. I hope you get some good marks for it.
 
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Thanks! I've been working on it all day today as well, since about 8:30 in the morning. I'm actually having a lot of fun with it and wishing I had time, materials, and money to make more props. But my fingers are getting cramped from writing out so many cue cards (approx. 45 today)! Maybe during Christmas Break I'll make even more song cards for a whole bunch of themes so I'll be set with songs for when I do my practicum next fall.
Ah that's really good going. :)
As irritating as challenges can be, it isn't until we're tested that we realise how far we've come.

Also, I think it's a pretty easy mistake to make. If the deadline had been when you originally thought, you'd have got it completed. It's just one of those things.

It sounds like a really cool project that you've put a lot of hard work into. I hope you get some good marks for it.
 
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I finally finished my project, and I'm pretty happy with it. I can't believe I worked on it from 8:30 a.m to nearly 2 a.m.! I haven't stayed up this lat in years, and I have to hand it in at 10 a.m. That's in eight hours.
 
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