Well I survived…I think. But I am coming back with even less confidence than before. You will see why once I take you through the endless-no-sleep days that were Sunday-Tuesday. Sunday started with a wake-up at 3:30am and hopping in the car to leave at 5:30am. The only thing that made this morning drive okay was the fact that I had made pancakes the night before to eat in the car! Haha, can’t go without my weekend morning pancakes. It was interesting, but I just let them cool the night before, wrapped them in wax paper, then just unwrapped in the car, mixed up my protein frosting, and ripped and dipped the cakes! Perfection 😉 Cold pancakes are actually pretty tasty too!
Sorry for all these phone/instagram pictures in this post! I did not bring my DSLR on the trip and I am so glad I did not!
This is also when your mom turns around in the car and looks at you like your crazy 😉 Anyway, we made it down there by 9:30ish and stopped at the hotel my mom and brother would be at. I couldn’t check-in to orientation till 11 so we decided to get in some quick sight-seeing and lunch before I was dropped off. We went and said hello to the White House (this was my brother’s first time in DC and he didn’t seem very impressed). We stopped at Whole Foods to get lunch (the last decent thing I ate that day). Then we had to lug my heavy suitcase, food bag (breakfast and snack essentials), and overnight bag down many blocks to the campus.Read More