3 minutes. The last 9 months of labor (late night group meetings, hours staring at my computer screen, IRB, posting flyers, interviews, transcribing, coding, themes, abstract, APA, drafts, faculty feedback, rewriting drafts, and practice, practice, practice) boils down to 3 minutes. So small, so insignificant. Yet it's keeping me from sleeping right now (at 1:15am). "No pressure, it just has to be perfect" says my research faculty advisor Sharon.
Geez, someone get me a spoonful of Nyquil.