College

College

So, a lot of changes in my life the last few months.

I reached an epiphany, of sorts; I got really pissed off at work and I decided to get out of the dead-end job I'm currently in.

One problem: any of the jobs that I would want require a higher level of education than the one I currently have.

So, I did what any self-respecting intellectual would do: I signed up for college to get my degree in Mathematics (finally).

Here's what's sad: I'm currently in week five (six? no, five--definitely five) and Freshman Orientation is about to get on top of me. Not math. No. That's a breeze. Frosh is getting on top of me.

I just don't have the time, you know? Math takes up a considerable amount of time during the week. I probably spend upwards of four hours a day (sometimes more) on Math to keep myself from falling behind the rest of the class. I'm having fun, so that's not a problem (it's probably what I would be doing normally, anyway; just now I'm getting credit for it, you know?).

It's just that there are only 168 hours in a week. Take off an average of 9.5 hours/day × 5 days/week = 47.5 hours/week for work, that leaves me with 120.5 hours of personal time. Then, take off 56 hours for sleep, and that leaves me with 64.5 hours. In there, I need time for eating (1.5 hours/day), grooming (0.5 hours/day), hygiene (0.5 hours/day), and I have to take a shit in there somewhere (0.5 hours/day). After these personal needs are taken care of (3 hours/day = 21 hours/wk), that leaves me with 43.5 hours. Then, I have other interests, such as RPGs (avg 2hrs/wk), video games (around 4 hours/wk), and movies (4 hours/wk), and I don't get much time for anything else.

I feel like I'm going crazy. I just don't have enough time. I don't want to drop any classes, but I feel like if something doesn't break soon, it'll probably be me.

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