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Archive for April, 2010

does this car have any problems?

Last week and for this next week, I am the night float on our service.  I do the work of 3 people, except at night.  My life is totally nocturnal–I sleep during the days and am totally awake all through the nights.  I do this everyday.  One of the problems with night float is that […]



Until recently, I didn’t know what it felt like to get 4 pages at the same time.  The pager makes this high pitched whining sound like it’s about to die.  By now I’ve almost reached the point where not much surprises me.  I know that if it can go wrong, it will.  If it can […]


maybe there’s a reason

So I have been thinking about how long it has been since I posted an entry to this blog.  (It really has been a while).  I thought back to my experiences over the last few months, things that I could have shared, and  almost everyone of them was a painful experience.  As I write this, I am sort of […]


dusting this thing off

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve done this.  (I hope this works). As some of you know, I’ve been in the midst of intern year of my residency.  At some point in the winter, I backed off on the blog.  Too little “me” time.  Working as many hours as I had been (officially […]