So there I was, on a commercial flight to the lab exam from my home. In fact, it was the first commercial flight of two that I would have to take to the lab exam. What to do? What to do?
I decided to look over some configuration notes for my particular weak areas, and write out some configuration practices on a legal pad. (This was before the days of Dynamips mind you!).
Along arrives this attractive flight attendant wanting to know if there is anything I might need…”yes, I would like some digits after my name, thank you very much!”. Well, she would not get that joke, so I ordered a Coca-Cola.
After another 45 minutes, I ordered another one. On the next flight, two more. Once arriving at the hotel, one in the gift shop. With a dinner delivery, another one.
Uh-oh. I have not consumed this much caffeine this late in the day before in all of my life, and at about 2 AM that night, while staring at the ceiling, I realized there was absolutely no way I would be able to sleep a wink before my exam. And, in fact, I did not…
You will want to be very careful about your diet and your sleep routine the day before YOUR CCIE exam.
Anthony Sequeira CCIE, CCSI