ABD means that the "only" thing that is left between me and the Ph.D. after my full name, is the dissertation (*insert snort because the "only" is truly A LOT*) . ABD is the marker that I can now start THE THING because the amazing committee I have (all five of them) approved the dissertation proposal. For us, the proposal consists of the first three chapters of what will eventually become my dissertation:
Having spent 2019 intentionally reading Womxn of Color, I'm carrying the same intention into 2020. Check out my bookshelf of some of my faves and send me recs!
When I'm trying to concentrate, I like having background music that's super dramatic. For some reason, instrumental music is instrumental (pun!) in helping me concentrate. Most of the songs are Korean-drama OSTs (original sound tracks), w/ a few classical music scores in the mix!
I don't categorize anything other than my "random round-ups" because it takes too much work (insert laughing emoji).