Yeah I should probably be going to bed, but fuck it, it’s been a while so I’ll blog
One of the realizations I’ve had in the last two weeks is that internship isn’t too too bad if you don’t have much of a life to begin with. Luckily for me, I didn’t. I mean think about it, I spend close to 15 hrs a day in the hospital on average, which leaves me about an hour in the morning and an hour in the evening.
I guess it’s all good though. Someone once told me that the purpose of residency was to become a doctor not to have fun. So be it
But I’m still lookin forward to this weekend. I’ve worked everyday since since two fridays ago and I’m tired. Just tired. Last weekend I got destroyed. It was the closest I’ve come to crying in public. There was just so much stuff to do in each of my “12 hr” wink wink shifts that I didn’t think I’d get it all done even if I had 20 hr shifts. It was brutal but I somehow pulled it off. God knows how.
But now I’m tired and I could really use a couple of days off. My first day off of residency. Good stuff. I want to reward myself so I thought I’d buy some electronics or something but then the first paragraph of this post hit me–i.e. not having a life outside of the hospital–and I decided to do a spa day instead. Yeah it’s a little soft but I think I’ll get a lot more out of a good back rub and maybe a pedicure than an xbox, which will collect dust. In fact I think the xbox would have the opposite effect and actually depress me each night when I came home to see it but not have time to use it.
Anyway, I better go and get some sleep now. I hope everyone is doing well.
More this weekend when I actually have some time.