Thursday, February 18, 2010

life math

yesterday: a proof
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sick patients

+

nighttime coverage in clinic

=

12 hour day

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12 hour day

+

several nights of lackluster sleep

=

energy nadir

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energy nadir

+

motivation waning

=

skipped workout + had cereal for dinner


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(cereal for dinner

=

oddly comforting + delicious)

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energy nadir

+

motivation waning

also =

need for more sleep

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more sleep

+

7 AM start time

*

motivation/energy quotient

=

"sleeping in" this AM

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"sleeping in" this AM (until 5:30!)

=

rather lame, mathematically-themed post.

Q. E. D.

13 comments:

  1. atilla6:31 AM

    In spite of the negative framing dinner looks great I want some

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  2. atilla6:32 AM

    By the way if you add to your math frequent trips to the bathroom you have what we had ? viral

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  3. Q.E.D., indeed. :)

    My father is a mathemetician...and after long drawn out emails arguing some life point or another, he does occasionally end with Q.E.D.

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  4. *mathematician

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  5. I know that QED is an acronym for "quod erat demonstrandum," but an old friend of mine used to say that it really stands for "quite easily done" :)
    L, da

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  6. Cute. My husband is a computer science guy and loves to end conversations with "Q.E.D". Hope today is a better day.

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  7. ha i love the math :) but not necessarily the equations

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  8. loved this post.

    this part:

    energy nadir
    +
    motivation waning
    =
    skipped workout...

    totally described the past week for me. hope you get back to your routine soon!

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  9. Hope things start looking up. How is Mindsight?

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  10. Jenny3:08 PM

    burnt out medical student

    +

    hilarious pediatric resident blog post

    *

    realization energy nadirs happen sometimes

    =

    grateful medical student

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  11. Oh my - this post was too funny :) Hope you are feeling more energy today!

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  12. Hahaha - forgot all about proofs!

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