I’m back, dear readers! I’m so sorry that I left you in the dark for over a month. Shortly after my last post, I returned to LMU for my senior year, and already things have gotten off to a pretty crazy start. I actually was here for a full week before the start of classes to participate in scenario training for Residence Life. While learning how to provide conflict management and perform emergency maneuvers was a ton of fun, it was also incredibly exhausting. By the end of the week I was most certainly ready to take on all the challenges of being a resident assistant, but I also didn’t have the energy to blog about it. I decided to take a break from blogging that week but vowed that I would definitely have a cool post ready for my next scheduled appearance.
Well, that didn’t exactly go as planned either! My next post was supposed to go out after the first week of classes, and I ended up getting sick with allergies and a head cold. I woke up one morning with a terrible sore throat, and the next thing I knew, it was congestion and fatigue and lots of Kleenex. I ended up staying in bed for two days in order to recuperate. This meant no classes, no hanging out with friends, and, unfortunately, no motivation to blog that week. I ended up taking yet another hiatus from blogging, but as soon as I started to feel better, I sat down to write this post. I realized I’ve never shared any advice on staying well in college, so I thought this week would be a great time to do just that.