When I’m lost in studyland, I like to write notes to myself. Often, writing an idea down is the only way I can keep it from swimming through my mind inappropriately.
Usually I scribble grocery lists or to do lists. If I’m listening to Pandora and want to remember an artist I’ll write it down. Then I don’t think about it again… until I emerge from my study cave.
But then there are notes like this one.
I guess it started innocently enough. Sean Hayes – remember to get that album off your iPod and onto your computer. Dark was the Night – remember to download that album. Radical Face Ghost – tell Dad to listen to this one. KR & Prac – remember to look over the clicker questions and practice tests for physiology. Easy… makes sense.
And then there’s the one in the middle.
too many days of adrenaline
I literally have no idea why I wrote this down yesterday. Did I come up with a title for a memoir of medical school? Was I trying to figure out why I feel so strung out all the time? Was this something I need to tell someone.
Weird things happen in my mind while I’m studying, and now I have photographic evidence…