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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

So P3 year kinda blows

Hello there,

This isn't exactly new to me, but I haven't posted much in the past year - mostly because I had no pharmacy news/too busy doing pharmacy/work stuff to write my opinions blah blah blah.

This year has been interesting - in that I'm busy *all the time* with school work. Yes, I have days off, but I have 2 jobs because someone has to pay tuition and well, let's face it, my roommates aren't gonna do it. It's been interesting because I've been doing everything I can to keep my life in balance - I still go hunting with my best friend on the weekends and I still talk to my girlfriend as much as I can.

But it's taken a toll on my grades. I've got a B in one class and a C in another. While this isn't a big deal at all, it's a bit of a wake-up call to me. I view this year as the year I decide what is actually important to me and what I can slack off on - and time and time again I choose my friends and girlfriend above my school-work.

Maybe it's because I know I'll be fine with school. It's not like I'm going to fail - I'm still getting A's in most my classes, it's just the classes that require extra work that I'm struggling a bit in - It's that I would rather spend my time shooting ducks with my roommate or Skyping with my girlfriend than memorizing chemo treatments for NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer).

So... No, I'm not going to be the encyclopedia of knowledge my professors want me to be when I get out of school. However, I will know where to find/look up all that information, AND I'll still have my best friends and girlfriend in my life.

I think I'll be OK. Don't you?

There's gotta be a retarded centaur

Think about it...

I was reading up on my diabetes notes and there's an actual brand-name drug named "Mixtard".

Tell me you don't read that and think of a retarded centaur and I'll give you a dollar. All I can picture is a horse with a human torso who just happens to have Down's syndrome trying to walk and yeah...

But realistically, if centaurs exist - as in humans with horse bodies - there's bound to be a mentally challenged one here and there, and as intelligent/caring creatures, they aren't going to make like lions and eat their retarded babies. So, eventually, there will be a fully grown mentally retarded centaur.

I believe one of those centaurs was diabetic, and the other centaurs figured out a drug to save him, and we humans discovered it from them. So, of course, we called it Mixtard, as a homage to the true genius who discovered it - the centaurs.

Or maybe we homo sapiens are just a bunch of fucking idiots.