one more day

‘sometimes 24 hours in a day simply isn’t enough time if you’re a medical resident’

This was told to me by my senior resident while I was still in pre-residency training, and now having survived another hellish week, I see the logic in her thoughts.

Sometimes athough we may not mean to do it on purpose, it happens anyway. The one time that you missed a monitoring, the one time you let it slip, the one time you decide to sleep just once will also be always be the one time that something will come about, and it isn’t usually good. Alas, this is the path I chose to take and I’ll be damned if I let this get in the way of my goals.

This too shall come to pass.

~ by allen mallari on July 26, 2009.

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