Overnight tech: "You know, one of the key features of a good technician are massive breasts. They are so useful - it's like having a third arm."

on antiemetics:

Oncology technician: "Everyone needs a little Cerenia in the coin pouch."

bike commuting tips: flat tire edition

Oh hey everyone!

How are you?

This week, I replaced the rear tire on my bicycle. Mostly because I've had three flats in 10 days.


***PRO TIP!*** It's best to replace your tires before they are completely bald. Learning!

overnights are weird:

Overnight student: "Have you heard about the woman that knits out of her vagina?"


fun facts: urine

Today I learned the three absolute requirements for the production of concentrated urine:

1. The presence of ADH and the ability of the kidneys to respond correctly to it.
2. A concentrated renal medullary interstitium.
3. At least 33% of nephrons bringing their A-game.

no no no no no:

Oncologist: "Hi, Alacrity."

Alacrity: "Hey - oh wow, you sound like you have a cold. Are you okay?"

Oncologist: "Yes, this is my phone sex voice."

aging is fun:

The internal medicine resident just turned 30. The other day, he hurt his back for no apparent reason, which led to this helpful conversation:

Neurologist: "I think it's because you're getting older. Aging sucks."

Resident: "Yeah, I don't think it's that."

Neurologist: "Maybe you suddenly have arthritis?"

Resident: "No!"

Internist: "You know, aging is really great. It's like this - your body works just fine until you're about 30 to 33-34, at which point the metabolism switch flips from 'I can do no physical activity for six months and then run five miles without exerting myself' to 'Hey, I ate two pancakes yesterday and now I weigh four hundred pounds'."

Resident: "Thanks, you guys. This is really encouraging."