Tuesday, March 10, 2009

I Hate Daylight Savings Time

This whole "spring forward" thing just plain sucks. Chronic sleep deprivation + post call + losing an hour of sleep had me very unhappy this weekend.

Fortunately, the weather has been lovely, so we planted a tree and some azaleas this weekend. Now, I have new flowers, 2 new trees, a few herbs, and re-organized landscaping. There is something healing about planting something.

I'm not a great example of how to keep yourself healthy during internship, but I do my best. I'm averaging 1 workout per week, which isn't great, but it's better than 0 workouts per week (baby steps, people, baby steps). I'm really trying to eat better, making overall healthy choices and not drinking sodas unless I'm on call. I planted some green things in the ground. We're hanging out with our neighbors more often. I actually sat down with a huge stack of NEJM's, JAMA's, and Green Journals a couple of weeks ago and skimmed/read them all (which also got them off my coffee table). We bought a Roomba, which is helping keep the cat hair at bay.

If we could only invent a pill that instantly gave you all the sleep you were missing (without taking away the time to get all that sleep), I'd be set.