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:

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

atilla said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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

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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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*mathematician

da said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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

inmytummy said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Cute post.

Chelsea said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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

marathonmaiden said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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

Cassie said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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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Hope things start looking up. How is Mindsight?

Jenny said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

burnt out medical student

+

hilarious pediatric resident blog post

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realization energy nadirs happen sometimes

=

grateful medical student

Meg said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

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

Kath said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Hahaha - forgot all about proofs!

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