Sunday, November 28, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Crazy week this past, with not much sleeping along the way. Yesterday was very full - did a lot of pickup around the yard, cleaned the basement, got my iPod replaced in Kentwood for FREE b/c the screen had gone bad, got a new laptop battery because the old one is failing and I don't want to be stuck without portable computing just before exam time, learned how to use the sewing machine and fixed the holes in three of my four pairs of jeans (I like them even better now - they feel more... "me" now that they're fixed up! Not as junky as before, but not OVERLY pristine), cleaned the fireplace, and studied late into the night. Today was good. Thanksgiving potluck at church, which included some great fellowship with friends, then back to the house for some quality time with Nicole. She just left for work, and I'm about to get some studying done before heading to the hospital to volunteer in the ED. I have one exam this week, tomorrow morning in Cells & Genetics. It'll be mostly over genetics, with a fair bunch of DNA transcription and mRNA translation into peptides thrown in. I keep thinking that I'm not sure how I'll do, and then I start thinking that this close to Thanksgiving (and this late in the work/school semester) I don't really care, but then I think about what this grade could mean in the eyes of med school admissions officers, and I keep trying hard. Sure will be nice to have a break for Thanksgiving though!
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
I am going to start a video blog. Occasionally, I'll get out my flip video and record something on it, then when I get a chance I'll post it on here. This is largely because, as I am now working full-time on second shift, am in class or lab 12 hours each week, volunteer in the Emergency Room 4-5 hours per week, and study about 15-20 hours each week, I don't have much time to email stuff. So, I'll be doing this. It might be a true video blog sometimes, or it might just be a snippet of my day, as is shown in this video from back on October 19th. Enjoy, and feel free to comment. That might just encourage me to keep this sort of thing up through medical school...
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