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Yay! I passed my 5th kyu test yesterday! So, now I'm an official member of the USAF and I've got a new stiff neon yellow belt to wear.
The test was pretty rough, though, mainly because I'm still recovering from a nasty cold I had Tuesday and Wednesday. During practice yesterday morning before the test, I had to keep stopping because of excess nasal and throat congestion. That happened during the test too, and I couldn't stop. The result being that my mouth became incredibly dry because I couldn't breath through my nose. My endurance was also mostly gone. Stupid cold.
But, with the valiant efforts of my ukes (sensei replaced one right in the middle of the test) I managed to pull through. I'm very glad to have passed my first test, and I definetly hope that I won't be sick just days before the next one.