Burnout vs. Depression
wayfaringmd: Dr. C: How can you know the difference between depression and burnout in residency? JB: By how you act when you’re on vacation.
The boyfriend scored THREE goals. Why was I not there? Oh, med school.
Sometimes, when you’ve spent the last week with a majority of 6 lectures a day, you just need some Cuban food, a pitcher of sangria, and a night of salsa and merengue. No regrets.
How come I can book a hair appointment but I can’t make an appointment with my doctor six months from now?
I’m restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars...– Anaïs Nin, Fire (via larmoyante)
So, let’s get this straight. I haven’t been sick all year, but with two days left of break I get a sore throat? Which means my tickets to the Fillmore for New Years may be in vain, and the 6 lectures on Wednesday will be worse than I expected? Awesome.
Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.– Hippocrates (via medicalstate)
Why is it that whenever the dog has to vomit, it’s never on the wood floor or the tile but ALWAYS on the carpet? What is so appealing about the carpet??
Meghan left for Texas with that nice boy that I sat across from at lunch. I hope...– shit my mom says
On the twelfth day of Christmas, the Pre-Meds gave...
wayfaringmd: Twelve leads in rhythm Eleven interns griping Ten beepers beeping Nine loans financing Eight babies nursing Seven TOADS a-Tumbling Six Patients Praying FIIIIIIIVE BENZEEENE RIIIIIIIIIIINGS! Four sci-fi nerds Three clicky pens Two latex gloves And a gunner who just got their first C
At least my hair looks good.– shit my mom says
I just skyped from Detroit with my Grandma on the Cape, while she was on her iPad. I love technology. And she loves my new apartment!
My grandma, the spitting image of Betty White, is taking me shopping while wearing a BCBG track suit. So cute.
I am easily affected by caffeine, because I don’t have it often. So two cups of black tea = me itching to jump out of my seat and run laps around the hospital.
what a morning
I couldn’t open the child-proofed mouthwash this morning. I’m 24.
That awkward moment
when someone uses the phrase, “let’s get down to business” and now all you want to do is defeat the huns.
After four days vacation...
me: The kitchen is so clean! I wasn't expecting this.
boyfriend: I know. It looks good.
me: You didn't cook at all while I was gone, did you?
boyfriend: Nope. Ate out for every meal.
The Indy 500 called for A LOT of hand sanitizer. Oh the people we saw…
When I said I was fine to drive with the windows down, I assumed we were going through the city and not doing 80mph on the highway!
I just shamelessly bribed residents with cookies if they completed my survey so I can have more data for my abstract. NO REGRETS.
I just removed a piece of glass from my foot. I deserve a cookie.
me: Do you notice anything different about me?
my sister: Umm... your eyebrows are uneven?
me: Seriously?? They're the same, I just got them waxed!
my sister: Oh. Well. Maybe you could get your money back.
how not to get work done
I’m working on some research. Well. Not really. Because they’re drilling on some concrete in the apartment above me. I’m about to throw my tea at the roof and scream. Or maybe I should just relocate to a coffee shop…
Cancer: Life, Interrupted
Read: Life, Interrupted: Dispatch From a Hospital Room Watch her video journal.
when someone cuts your grant funding with no...
“fuck you and the fucking horse you rode in on!”
thin = ...?
Oh my god. Just realized that when I’m on the thinner end of my weight-spectrum, I have a butt chin. I don’t really know what to do. Put on weight??
the sad pants song
my pants are falling down of course there’s no belt my pants are falling down god forbid i don’t shrink them one night WE ALL FALL DOWN.