oh man, it's almost the end of the month and i only have one post!
nothing exciting happening, that's why.
just busy. sleepless. an endless cycle of working in one lab, commuting to the other, working in that lab then commuting to the other...
today i biked to the dentist. and the library. and i ate a sandwich.
yesterday i bought a cute shirt from Ross.
last weekend i went to the ASM hawaii fall dinner. food was fantastic (we ate at 3660) and the speaker had shared some recent discoveries on [bacterial] mutagenesis. did you grow up learning from biology that mutations are random? data shows that they are not always- in fact, the are RARELY- random. stress (such as double strand DNA breaks) induces mutagenesis! read more here: https://www.bcm.edu/education/programs/imbs/?pmid=2391
before that, i've been warding off a cough. studying immunology. i watched Now You See Me, the movie about magician bank heist!
every saturday since july, aerial yoga. so much improvement in arm strength, so proud of myself. seriously guys. i'm going to run away and join the circus.
threw a birthday party for my dad. chinese food and strawberry short cake.
stood my ground at my work place. i might be the youngest- least experienced- technologist but i will not back down if i know i'm right and patient care is at stake.
reading GULP by Mary Roach now. it is so awesome! i love digestion!
ok, i'm going to go drink coffee now and peruse the newspaper.
à bien tôt!
- How do you like to be treated when you’re feeling really sick?
please don't feed me! everyone is like, eat this jook! drink this orange juice! have this banana! if i'm sick enough to be "really sick" i usually don't want anything to do with food, less it come back out!
- What’s something you do when you’re really sick that doesn’t make any sense or defies conventional wisdom?
i sit on the floor in the bathroom. which i frown upon, as a person who studies bacteria, in everyday life. seriously, folks, don't be putting your face near the floor near the toilet. i also try to cut back on coffee but that doesn't usually end successfully.
- When was the last time you were out of commission for an extended time?
in 2012, (while i was on a planned vacation from work, thankfully) i was stuck on the sofa for a week from back injury. i am still unsure of the cause, but i have a feeling it was from carrying my bicycle into the back of a pick up truck. *weak noodle arms*
- What’s the most unusual diagnosis you’ve had for an illness, if you don’t mind my asking?
i haven't had unusual illnesses. so instead i will give you an interesting factoid, i seroconverted for campylobacter but i'm *pretty sure* i didn't ingest it. however i am almost positive i got food poisoning from ward genki sushi.
- When you feel you’re about to come down with something awful, what steps do you take to beat it back?
first sign of throat scratchies or sniffles, i double the amount of water i drink and take cetirizine ea 24hrs. for nausea i take ginger pills. and everything else... mind over matter or let immunology do it's work!
IT'S ALWAYS BETTER ON HOLIDAY! IT'S ALWAYS BETTER ON HOLIDAY!
THAT'S WHY WE ONLY WORK WHEN WE NEED THE MONEY!
i can't stop singing franz ferdinand this weekend! can you believe this album is 10 years old? still holds up. :D
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