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It was a very early morning for me, indeed. I was up at 5:30 for a 7:30 flight.
Does anyone else have the worst time sleeping before any big event? Even if itâ€™s just a race or a morning meeting, I toss and turn all night â€“ itâ€™s like I think Iâ€™m accidentally going to sleep through it (which I never have but my mind thinks thatâ€™s besides the point).
Todayâ€™s journey is for work. I am going to the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA for an Operation Beautiful presentation. I actually went to PCT last year for a presentation, but this year, Iâ€™ll be doing a brand new presentation. Iâ€™m a little nervous to do something new, but Iâ€™m excited, too!
I also did an Operation Beautiful presentation last night in Charlotte. I spoke to a small group of middle school girls in a special after-school program called Beautiful Girls, which is intended to boost confidence and help them stay out of trouble. We ended up posting notes all over 6th grade bathroom and using a few notes to cover up some negative graffiti on random lockers.
So much better than â€œF–k You!â€ Seriously.
Back to todayâ€¦
Since my wake-up call was so early, I ate breakfast at the airport:
I died laughing when the woman handed me that huge bowl of oatmeal and asked, â€œAre you sure you just want a side of oatmeal for breakfast, honey?!â€ Ummmâ€¦ this is no side dish! I smiled and said it would be fine. 🙂
I brought my own sunflower seeds, chia seeds, and banana to mix in:
â€˜Twas delicious, but the entire time I was eating it, I could feel the businessman next to me STARING at my food as if to say, â€œWhat the heck are those little black thingies and WHY is she eating that?â€ (I wish he had just asked â€“ I wouldâ€™ve told him that chia seeds are a good source of Omega 3â€™s and fiber.)
The pilot just came back on and said weâ€™re delayed even more. Weâ€™ve been sitting on the tarmac for an hour now! I wish I had gotten a coffee before boardingâ€¦