One more road trip, coming right up!

Although I whine and freak out about being unemployed with no prospects for an entire 2 months since graduation… I have to admit, it has been nice to have time off, go on trips and see new people and places. Let’s recap the summer’s trips thus far:

Right after graduation was a quick trip up to Minnesota with my parents and sister, to visit extended family and help celebrate my cousin’s high school graduation. Way to go Emily! Expect to see her name on some high-priced photography in a couple of years :)

The boyfriend and I took a fun weekend day trip to Northern Alabama and Chattanooga. We stopped and gawked around at the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Alabama, and then had fun exploring Chattanooga, visiting the amazing Tennessee Aquarium (my favorite), and then going down into caves to see Ruby Falls (his favorite). But what I’ll also remember about the drive is that we stopped at a Sonic on the way back, to quench our thirst, and that is where I first fell in love with the mocha java chiller. Yes friends, it may be 500 calories, but it’s all goodness and leaves you full enough that you don’t even need dinner! Haha – is a dietitian really advocating skipping a meal in favor of a coffee-flavored milkshake? Well… just this once ;o

Next up: Anderson, South Carolina with K + E, for Elena’s job interview. We had fun stopping at Ikea in Atlanta on the way… as well as several inside jokes and stories that occurred along the trip. But we all made it back safely, and Elena did indeed get a job offer!
Last week, as I have already mentioned, was the trip up to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio with the boyfriend. A trip of concerts, family meetings, and car shopping. OH, and he let me take a detour to stop in Elizabethtown, KY! I have had a slight obsession with having my photo taken in this town for the entire past year. And, if it wasn’t for dial up internet, I would post it here for you to see.

“So, what’s up next?”, you may ask. Well… I had been planning a trip over to Charlotte, NC to visit my good friend / former fellow intern and explore the city sometime next week. And then, I got an email this morning at 7am from a clinical nutrition manager responding to a job application I put in last night! I know – crazy right!? How many jobs have I applied to online, without ever hearing anything and then this one responds to me within 12 hours!? So anyway, it’s a big hospital up in Winston-Salem, and they’re looking for a nutrition support dietitian. We talked on the phone this afternoon and she’d love for me to come up and interview while I’m visiting Kathy in Charlotte next week. So yay! 1 road trip, 2 cities, a visit with a friend, and a possible job!

Greetings from South Carolina!

Good morning from Anderson, South Carolina! I came up here on a 2 day road trip with some of my RD2B friends (no longer interns! yay). Elena has an interview with a nursing home here, and so we tagged along… mainly to enjoy our last time together before we all move apart and start work. And maybe… because we stopped at Ikea in Atlanta :) haha

I know it’s been a very very long time since I’ve last blogged. Let’s just say that in the past 2 months things have been crazy. Just to sum it up –> I successfully finished the internship and graduated 2 weeks ago, have had several interviews but no offers yet, and have actually got me a boyfriend. haha yes I know. You’ll probably be learning more about him as the blogging continues. Yes, I promise the blog will continue. Being unemployed, I definitely have some time on my hands now. Although… I realize I’m going to have to change the name of the blog – I can’t really be RD2B anymore, can I?! I’m hoping to be RD in just a month or so. Which reminds me of how much studying lies ahead of me… oh lord. I brought my hundreds of flashcards in the car yesterday and starting testing the three of us. Let’s just say we have a lot to study :)

Thanks to you, my readers, if you’re still reading. I know my mother is. haha. I’ll do my best to be a more regular blogger and fill you in on all my summer adventures. :)