First Day of School

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My mother sent me this hilarious first-day-of-school picture last night. There are a lot of pictures of me and my sister dancing and goofing off like this. Remember when the first day of school was, like, a big deal worth dressing up for?

First day of school, ages 8 (me) and 6 (Julia)

Today isn’t all that different, only I have to show up in business attire. My dietetic internship starts today. For the next 11 months, I’ll be doing the clinical rotations that will qualify me to sit for the RD exam. Yikes!

First day of "school," age 26

Don’t worry, Mom, I’ll remember to fix my lab coat collar. And I’ll probably change my shirt ten seconds before I run out the door, as per usual.

Have a great Monday everyone!

Did your parents take first-day-of-school pictures when you were a kid?

8 thoughts on “First Day of School

    heroldsroses said:
    February 27, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Good Luck!

    Ameena said:
    February 27, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    You look fantastic in the coat! Good luck today!

    Big Mike's World said:
    February 27, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Good luck Jess!

    Jess responded:
    February 28, 2012 at 2:40 am

    Thanks, guys : )

    Inspiring RDs | Keeping It Real Food said:
    February 28, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    […] Keeping It Real Food Keeping it Real—Real Life, Real Food Skip to content HomeAboutClipsIngredient of the WeekRecipesWhat I Ate Wednesday ← First Day of School […]

    Mini Seitan Log | Keeping It Real Food said:
    March 5, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    […] a comment It took me a few months to get used to cooking for one person, and after a week at my internship, it’s pretty clear I need work on learning to cook for one very busy, rarely-home person. I […]

    Halloween at the Hospital | Keeping It Real Food said:
    November 1, 2012 at 6:22 pm

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    Wrapping Up | Keeping It Real Food said:
    December 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    […] over a month. Crazy, no? Amazing how time flies. I’d say it feels like just yesterday was my first day, but that would be a complete lie—that feels like a lifetime ago. It’s certainly gone fast, […]

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