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...a tribute to becoming a doctor.
Things I learned today...
Courtesy of theferrett: It really is just deserts, believe it or not. But it's pronounced just like "just desserts" would be, owing to it having been borrowed from the French.

There's another virus propagating. This time it's coming from a different infected computer and assailing my e-mail account, prompting us to learn a bit more about Postfix in order to quit processing messages from that computer's IP. Bloody people.

Wednesdays, O Best Beloved, are tedious, the kind of day when you wish something cataclysmic would happen, just to liven the monotony. Dr. MO is the kind of doctor who is happy to teach and explain when you ask questions, but who doesn't think to let students do things...in fact, he tends to seem to forget I'm there. He doesn't even introduce me when we go into a room. I know, I should ask him if I can see patients or something, but he's so busy. I hate to get in the way.
I got a new high score on Puzzle of Pipes. That's how slow today was. I wish I had something to talk about, O Best Beloved, but the most exciting thing I saw today was a cardiac cath.

Unless the one question I got about what a 'code' is isn't the only inquiring mind out there. Please, O Best Beloved, I'm happy to explain anything when I get too technical. After all, you are the same as the patients I'll be seeing someday.

Welcome to roomette and animatedreality. A fond farewell to the people who've disappeared. It's strange, I always wonder why when people take me off their lists. Is it, like my father says, that I simply write too much? Or are they tired of me not having added them back? Sometimes I don't get around to adding people back until much later. Sometimes not at all.

Curves tomorrow. I have to go. I think I'll pack my stuff and go terrectly after work, before going home. That way I'll be unable to get my sitting-still inertia going. I can't gain weight. It's unhealthy and it makes me feel slow. Much better to alter my diet (I think Angel is having migraines secondary to processed flour, anyway) and exercise, both of which are healthy and make me feel good.
Hence the grocery shopping which has resulted in a freezer full of marinating fish, frozen veggies, and brown rice (not in the freezer, on the shelf in the garage).

And I'm sleepy already. To bed.

now feeling:: cynical cynical

5 whispers echo . o O ( ... ) O o . whisper a word
amasashi From: amasashi Date: March 10th, 2004 08:55 pm (UTC) (etched in stone)
I think contents and comments are the main reasons why people take others off their friends list. Usually what happens is that what you write no long appeals to them, and/or you haven't talked to them in such a long time that they feel distant from you and eventually stop caring, which can easily happen with someone you met on LJ because you guys were never that close to begin with and have no strong ties in real life.

So it all comes down to rapport. Just my two cents :-)
ayradyss From: ayradyss Date: March 11th, 2004 03:55 am (UTC) (etched in stone)
And I don't comment, a lot of the time, unless I have something to say. So a fair number of people probably think I don't like them.
staircase_wit From: staircase_wit Date: March 10th, 2004 10:52 pm (UTC) (etched in stone)
You do perseverate, but you have to. Doctors need to be perseverant, or else they're not doctors... they're medical dilletants.

However, as per the terms of our agreement, you're neurotypical. You simply happen to have a few major traits, which are probably hightened by the fact these traits need to be cultivated in order to be a doctor.
From: jaderose Date: March 10th, 2004 11:02 pm (UTC) (etched in stone)
I like people who write a lot of long entries. It gives me something to read.

And have fun at Curves tomorrow. I gotta get up early and do the same thing.
iliana_sedai From: iliana_sedai Date: March 11th, 2004 05:01 am (UTC) (etched in stone)
I actually think the problem is scroll length.

It's really enjoyable to read entries from those who write long ones-- but when you flip to your Friends page and a couple of people write really long entries, they've pushed the remaining 15 entries down 5 or 6+ screen lengths.

Then again, I write long sometimes and I like to see my own entries at full length when I read my own page, so I don't lj-cut and it's only fair when nobody else does it either. :-)
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