This week we had our intro to clinical medicine midterm! I’m not sure if it’s just me or everyone else is like this but whenever it’s an exam week, the rest of the week is sooo unproductive. My midterm was on Wednesday so that means Wednesday evening through Sunday have been quite unproductive!
I apologize in advance for the poor quality pics!
Monday before the midterm was okay. It was kind of rainy and cloudy. We had a 4 hour lecture on the reproductive and renal systems. Then we went to our small group discussions about those same systems. I came home and studied a little. So, it was a pretty uneventful day lol
Tuesday was freezing! I had virtual clinic in the morning, SOAP writing in the late morning, and clinical skills lab in the afternoon!
I had to change from dress clothes to scrubs before clinical skills. This got me thinking about how badly I need a bag to carry all of my stuff in! Any recommendations are appreciated! I’m wearing what’s now my favorite coat from Talbots!
Those are my Cherokee Scrubs that I love!
Tuesday evening was of course spent cramming because the exam was the following morning!
I couldn’t believe how fast Wednesday came! This was the day of the midterm. Surprisingly, I was so calm before the exam. I’m normally freaking out on the days of exams but I realized that I’ve truly done my best with the chaotic schedule so I had to let God handle it at that point!!
It was still kind of chilly outside and cloudy so I definitely had to wear a sweater! After the exam, I ended up going to the mall with a few friends and getting matched for foundation at Sephora!! It was kinda cool! I don’t know much about make up so this was enlightening for me!
I also wen’t into bath and body works to stock up because they are having their semi-annual sale! If you don’t know, it’s still on until the end of June!
On Wednesday evening, I went out to eat at this Iraqi restaurant! The atmosphere was pretty chill and the food was good!
I came home, watched TV and fell asleep lol
Thursday was a semi productive but I felt myself slipping toward the end! I studied for only a little bit and ended up cleaning my place / organizing. So I guess it was productive, just not productive with studying.
I did NOTHING! I watched Netflix all day long! This was my first ever Netflix binge lol I’ve never done that before but seriously it was the most relaxing day! I didn’t even feel guilty about being doing nothing and that’s the best part lol
I came to campus to force myself to study and only ended up doing about 5 hours of studying! I went home and continued to relax lol
I woke up determined to get some schoolwork done but I thought it might be better to go get groceries, plan my meals for the week, and cook! That way, I would have the rest of next week week to study. I ended up studying for about 4 hours and did the rest of that stuff! I was proud that I planned my meals for the week and cooked a little bit.
The struggle was real after that midterm! I hope this coming week is much more productive! Stay tuned for another update!
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