Today was exactly what I needed.
I finally feel like I’m really becoming a valuable asset at my internship, and like I’m truly part of the team. My department is prepping for committee week, so I, like everyone else, spent the day going through tabled bills for our respective meetings. I was able to work with someone I don’t typically have the opportunity to, and I feel like he’s going to be an invaluable resource moving forward. Furthermore, my supervisor told me I’ve really been impressing him, so I’m just all kinds of thrilled with the work I accomplished today and the compliments I received.
Plus, I handed in the first draft of my thesis after I left the office, and even though I know it needs improvements, I am feeling pretty confident about what I have so far.
So basically, I feel great. Bone tired and so ready to shut my brain off, but great. This was just the right way to feel like me again. I am in control, strong, and ready for whatever life is gonna throw at me.