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Terrific Day!

Well, I JUST have to share how lovely my day has been! Despite having to get up at 2:45a.m. for this surgery rotation, I'm had a "smashing" day as they say here on the Cape.

First of all, it started out with a bowl of Kix. It might just be me, but I LOVE Kix and I haven't had it since I was a kid.

Second, I had a chance to practice my spanish since our cheif medical resident is from Colombia. Definitely not one of the horror stories of pompus surgical residents!

Next, after several days of endearing myself with the Anesthesia department and despite the naysayers of my preceptors who said not to hold my breath, I managed to wheedle not ONE, but TWO intubations out of them. And, now I'm their pet student and they're pulling me all over the place to see more things and practice more! :) Can't hurt to ask!

I also talked with my surgical resident and next case he has, he's going to let me do the closing sutures and practice. Again, can't hurt to ask!

Fifth, I got an e-mail from my school and I'LL BE IN PORTLAND FOR MY NEXT TWO ROTATIONS!!!!! So, I'll have three months in a row WITH Dan, so that leave only three more weeks away from him!

Sixth, I found out via a friend of a friend via Facebook that there is a VERY nice Christian practice near where we'd like to live in Kentucky that JUST started looking for a PA!!! AND, one of the docs is fluent in spanish and make yearly medical missions trips to Mexico! I can't wait for it to be Monday so I can give them a call!

And lastly--IT'S FRIDAY!!!! So, I don't have to be up at 2:45 tomorrow and I can stay up past 7:30. Haha.

And to top all this wonderfulness, Aunt Lu cooked filet mingon and we had strawberries and blueberries for dessert. :)


  1. yay for everything! Thanks for calling me to share your excitement :)


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