Well, it’s in.
I turned in the whole damned thing to my committee today.
The introduction is mostly summary, the chapters are pretty flawed, and the conclusion is embarrassing. But it’s in and it’s done, at least for this week.
I got a little light-headed as I got back into the car after dropping off the hard copies. I think it was because that albatross that has been hanging around my neck for 12 years was suddenly a lot lighter, if not gone.