Thursday, December 18, 2008

bend and break

wow. i think i'm finally recovered from the stress-hormone fest that pretty much defined the past 2 days! suddenly taking over an unknown team, enduring a busy night of late admissions (i think we took 6 kids between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am!) and then having to present my case in the morning was quite a whirlwind. i am ready for a sedate (and hopefully short) day of allergy clinic today!

maybe it's silly, but i was sad that my unexpected call threw both my running and cooking plans out the window. i realize that i will survive, though. i can always move my run to saturday after my DRH shift, and luckily i hadn't even bought the ingredients for one of the planned culinary adventures (i wanted my first attempt at skirt steak to be FRESH!). so maybe it's a lesson in flexibility -- learning to go with the flow is definitely a skill i could stand to improve.

one sad part about my jeopardy pull is that i basically went from monday to last night without seeing josh! he wins the husband-of-the-week award this week, though, for:

♥ listening to me complain about call even though he is on call multiple times this month
♥ bringing home carrburritos last night
♥ cleaning up the kitchen this morning before i even got up (!!!)

yes, he is the best.

happy thursday, everyone! may your pagers not go off and ruin all your fun.

7 comments:

  1. Hope today is more relaxing. I don't know how you do it!

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  2. you know, i've had the 80's 'jeopardy' song stuck in my head ever since i read your post yesterday :-P
    i hope your pager is very very quiet also!

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  3. I need to get married so I have someone who can bring me burritos.

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  4. Stress is not good for anyone. Cooking and running make stress easier to manage, so having those things cut out of the day is doubly-rough.

    Burritos are a good substitute, though. Hopefully you're feeling better today!

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  5. Hey I really like your blog! I am going to bookmark it and check back up often.

    Handle that stress ;)

    How long have you been running?

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  6. inmytummy: well, at least it isn't all bad. right now it's 3:47 pm and i'm done with my workday! but admittedly this month is an anomaly.

    cindy: i don't know that song! i will have to look it up. my pager better keep its siren song to itself.

    seejess: hey, your MSB is certainly qualified for that now! and don't let him use school as an excuse -- if josh can do it as a surgery resident, he can definitely do it as a student.

    toni jo: i know, they really are amazing stress reliever. about to go do that now . . .

    matt: hey, thanks! new commenters kind of make my day. and i'll try about the stress. i have been running consistently since 2005 (previously i ran just to 'work out', but 2005 was when i first trained for and ran a race).

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  7. atilla7:29 PM

    humm burrito... good idea

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