I know, I know. BUT I enjoy Eminem and appreciated the sound of one of Detroit’s own during my run today. My Tigers got it done in Boston last night, the Wings got it done against Philly, my Lions got down with their bad selves in Cleveland this afternoon, and I’m hoping the Tigers continue the trend tonight in Boston.
Tunes for a night spent at home reading about babies and birthin’.
It’s wonderfully chilly out and all of our windows are open. I’m swaddled in Rob’s oversized NYU Dental sweatpants that I inherited and a sweatshirt - I couldn’t be happier. (Note: I spent all day complaining about being cold in the classrooms that are kept at subzero temperatures…)
Rob and I went to the gym and instead of running the 3 miles on my schedule I decided to give my fragile foot a bit of a break and a day to recover. I hopped on the bike and rode for 45 minutes which did a good job of getting my achy legs loosened up, and gave me the opportunity to get some reading done. My next study break is a date with my foam roller. Tomorrow: 5 interval miles.
Despite the piles of work I have to do, this is one of those nights where all of the little things make a world of difference, and life isn’t just “not bad”, it’s good.
Tonight’s Study Sesh Brought To You By: Holst’s The Planets (and a host of other classical er, classics…)
Because yes, I am a huge nerd. I love me some classical and if we’re being completely honest, outside of medicine and the human body, space was one Little Me’s favorite things to learn about. (And because unlike most kids, Fantasia was my JAM. I could watch animated classical music videos all. day. long.)
This Quiet Night At Home Brought To You By: Erik Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 1
I love this song. Rob was looking for a Pandora station that he could listen to that wouldn’t distract him. I recommended classical, and was then reminded that I haven’t listen to classical in a long time.
Rob is busy doing school work since he started school last week, and I’m looking over syllabi and waiting for dinner to be ready to take out of the oven. Classes start tomorrow and I’m actually looking forward to [maybe even a little excited for] a return to routine.
It also helps that we start our clinical rotations on Wednesday. Unlike our summer rotations that were meant to introduce us to working in a clinical setting with patients, these are focused in five separate specialties: adult/geriatric med-surg, pediatrics, psych, OB, and community medicine. My first rotation is in OB, and while I’m a little nervous about it, I’m excited to get more in-depth knowledge in each of these specialties.