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week in the life 2017 | sunday words and photos

The event that occurred Sunday is something we have been preparing for at work for the last year and a half, and more intensely in the last two months: a site visit from two surgeons from the American College of Surgeons to evaluate our trauma program. If you’ve ever been involved with one of these… Continue reading week in the life 2017 | sunday words and photos

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week in the life | saturday words and photos

The day was a pretty typical post-call-after-not-much-sleep kind of day. A day where I leave work between 800-900, do some self-care, think I’m going to do all kinds of things with my time away from work (like scrapbooking), but end up getting way tired and sleeping, thusly destroying my plans! Here’s how it unfolded… 5:30… Continue reading week in the life | saturday words and photos

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week in the life 2017 | friday words and photos

The end of the “work week” is as it began, with me on call. As I go through the day, I look at Facebook and instagram intermittently, enjoying views of other Week in the Life participants and so astonished that for so many, Friday is actually Friday. I mean, I know that most people don’t… Continue reading week in the life 2017 | friday words and photos

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week in the life 2017 | thursday words and photos

This Thursday was kinda weird. Not much physically going on, but tons of stress regarding crap at work and preparations for a big site visit on Sunday (more to come about that later). As the site visit approaches, my stress level is increasing… Monday it was 7/10; yesterday (plus the other crap) brought it to… Continue reading week in the life 2017 | thursday words and photos

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week in the life 2017 | wednesday words and photos

My work days look different every day. Actually, every day looks different all the time. I have a random schedule, because I’m part of a group that covers 24/7 surgical coverage to the hospital. Usually surgeons have clinic on some days, OR days on others, but it just hasn’t worked out for our group in… Continue reading week in the life 2017 | wednesday words and photos

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week in the life | tuesday words and photos

I may have already mentioned this, but one of the things I love about this project is the sense of perspective it gives me. That perspective turns into gratitude. About all of my life, even the not-so-good parts. One of the things I was thinking about as I was looking at other people’s days on… Continue reading week in the life | tuesday words and photos