25 January 2008
Just Kill ME!

Remember how I was on hiatus etc during the exam period? The GSCE's to be exact. Well, I just got my results back yesterday and it turns out that I'm a CLASS A moron. I didn't do that well! I managed to get A's and B's in all my subjects but one particular subject had a lower B grade then the rest, pulling my score down. Most people would keep it a secret, but I see no point in doing so. I knew from the start that I wouldn't achieve fantastic results. I mean, I hardly put any effort into it anyway.

The results, however, aren't what bothers me the most. What bothers me is that after digesting such information, my father is being a real jerk. He said he isn't going to send me to Le Cordon Bleu. He says I didn't earn it.

I am distressed.

PS: To the 3 sordid peasants who said I totally FLUNKED it and deserved it, let me just tell you that you, my friends, are repulsive hawks. All you know how to do is sit on your big behinds behind a computer screen, without anything better to do in life.

I hope one of you remembers how you pathetically begged me to teach you how to make chocolate truffles, asked me what a "coulis" was, came over to MY house for a MACARON lesson and needed me to teach you the most idiot-proof things on Adobe Photoshop. Please do remember Alicia Keys' song "Karma". What goes around comes around, what goes up must come down :o)
posted by Amrita @ 4:51 PM  
12 Comments:
  • At January 27, 2008 5:02 AM, Blogger K & S said…

    sorry to hear...that is just awful! I hope your dad will change his mind and let you go to LCB.

     
  • At January 27, 2008 5:02 PM, Blogger Spring said…

    i stumbled upon your blog and am sorry to hear that your dream has been postponed. Cheer up, from your blog it sounds like cooking is your passion in life so I'm sure you'll find your way to LCB.

    Good luck!

     
  • At January 29, 2008 4:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    no, no, no... you're not a failure. you know what you did wrong. pick yourself up and if it's really want you want, study and go for it. -lance

     
  • At January 29, 2008 10:13 AM, Blogger Precious Moments said…

    Don't see yourself as a failure. Sometime things happen for a reason. Perhaps at this moment, the time for you to embark on LCB is not up yet. I am sure you will live up to your dream some day. So hang on to that dream! Chin up.

     
  • At January 29, 2008 5:26 PM, Blogger Amrita said…

    thanks everyone. You guys really make me feel better. I guess it's really just not my time right now.

     
  • At January 30, 2008 12:41 AM, Anonymous Eunice said…

    dear amrita, yes, it really is all about timing sometimes. I actually have a gut feeling you ARE going but maybe not just now. you absolutely aint a failure & you know it! work hard, and you'll be rewarded!

    mucho love! <33

     
  • At January 30, 2008 12:03 PM, Blogger Anh said…

    Hey girl, academic results are just one way to measure one's abilities. The exam results might not turn out well, but which chefs would need that? Right?

    Just calm down and try to relax a bit. Show your understanding and I am sure your dad will understand.

    Good luck girl! :)

     
  • At January 30, 2008 2:44 PM, Blogger culinaryprincess said…

    im so sorry to hear the bad news girl.everything happens for a reason. don't give up hope k just be strong and have faith.if its meant to be it will be.u are a very talented girl and don't ever think u're a failure.

     
  • At February 1, 2008 12:00 AM, Anonymous Dapho! said…

    Hello amrita!

    Dapphho here!
    Its been some time since we've chatted.
    haha!
    Hey, don't get all upset by your results.
    I'm sure you did better than me. :)

    And don't care abt what your dad says;
    I TOTALLY THINK YOU'RE UP TO THE STANDARDS OF LCB.


    I think you're fabulous, just look at the creations you have!
    And I'm so missing your Macarons.
    HAHA!

    I'll be waiting for the day where you'll appear on the cover of some famous gastronomical magazine! :D



    GO GO GO GO GO GO GO AMRIIITTTA!


    I'll always be there for you! :D
    Missing you always!

     
  • At February 3, 2008 8:44 PM, Blogger SteamyKitchen said…

    Sweetheart, let me tell you something. I never went to culinary school and I've never worked in a restaurant before. The circumstances just didn't work out for culinary school and I knew restaurant kitchen life wasn't for me. But, I worked hard to teach myself about cooking, business, emulating anyone I admired and most important thing of all, I became great at relating and bonding with people. As you know, I've built a pretty successful career for myself in less than 3 years - almost 90% of that happened in 2007 after starting the blog and being so inspired by wonderful food bloggers world-wide like you.

    I know that LCB is one of your dreams, but is it really going to LCB that you really want? Or is it a career? Is it the learning from masters? Bonding with other students? What is it exactly that going to LCB will give you? Because there are a million different ways to get to where you want to go and to also learn without having to attend LCB. (plus they have to wear those silly costumes!)

    Start thinking of ways to take a shortcut to get to where you really want to go! Because girl, you are so talented already. Who can you team up with? Who can you intern with?

    Email me anytime, my friend.

    xo, jaden

     
  • At February 3, 2008 11:44 PM, Blogger Palate Sensations said…

    The most important thing I always tell myself is that 'The best is yet to come'

    Best of Luck

    Lynette

     
  • At February 3, 2008 11:48 PM, Blogger Amrita said…

    Thanks everyone!

    Daphne, we must meet up soon!

    Jaden, hugs, and please check your mail.

    Lynette, thanks so much! Life is full of surprises :o)

     
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