|Does that really say the next Anatomy lab exam is 11/12/12? |
And that's only two weeks away???
Monday, October 29, 2012
Getting Pumped for the Abdomen
The semester feels like it's flying by.
Last week we had our Biochemistry final exam on Monday (hooray for being done with Biochem
for FOREVER until I have to start studying for Step I!), lab and lecture exams on the Upper Limb (all structures in shoulder, upper arm, forearm, and wrist/hand) on Wednesday, and a Physiology / Histology exam on epithelium and nervous tissues this morning. I've been keeping my head above water so far, so that's good!
Since Biochem is over, we started Genetics last week, and our first quiz is tomorrow morning. Like the rest of my class, I'm a little behind in Genetics... A lot behind, honestly. At least I don't feel alone in that, right?
Today in Anatomy lab, we're starting the Abdomen! We started Abdomen in lecture last week, but today is our first time spent working on it in lab. I don't know why, but I've sort of been looking forward to this all semester. The abdomen is where most of the organs are that do stuff in ways that keep the body running. Yeah, there are a few outlying structures that do things - and they're very interesting too, it's just... I don't know. I don't mean to put down the brain, lungs, heart, limbs, and skin (hopefully they're not offended), but there's just so much going on in the abdomen! It's like a whole greek salad of organs, and I can't wait to get in there and see which component is my favorite.
Too graphic? Perhaps, but it's my blog. Just know that the eating metaphor is just that - a metaphor. Anyway, I have tons of stuff that I could dump into this post, but I actually do have to prelab and study for Genetics, so in the words of one of my more socially adept classmates...
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