Friday, August 25, 2006

I'm Back In More Ways Than One.

I moved back to school a couple of days ago and it feels so good to be back. Home was getting a little (read as: very) boring.

Remember my post a little ways back about how my school is messing with my emotions? Well nothing has changed.
Good thing: The triple has been broken down once and for all.
Bad thing: The awesome change that the registrar made to my music class has kind of been changed back. It's still at the great time, but it's back with the bad teacher. Oh well. What you going to do.

The townhouse I'm living in is really, really nice and my housemates are doing a kick ass job of getting it decorated. The common room is looking hotttt. My room is much more spacious than I was anticipating. There seemed to be some momentary hysteria about a certain someone putting their mini-fridge in the kitchen, but I took care of the problem.

The only bad thing about the house is the fact that my room is an icebox. I keep setting the thermostat to 68, which I consider I fairly normal temperature. It somehow seems to always get back down to below 60. Interesting. And since my room is on the first floor... Well you get the picture. I wonder how hot it really gets on the second floor. The air vent in my room is currently duct tape shut, but that's not keeping me from considering putting on a second pair of pants.

In other news I setup my hospital orientation session. I'm extremely excited and can't wait for the internship to start. I don't know if I've ever mentioned this, but my internship is in the ER at the hospital across the street from my school. Waaaaaaay coooooooooooool. Hopefully the rest of the registering process will continue smoothly. Up until this point it has been an extreme pain to get everything started, but the woman who normally sets everything up is on vacation. Hopefully forever.

Oh, neato. My housemates all went to eat and didn't ask me, again. Cool deal.

It's been a little weird living here since I'm the only one who doesn't already know everyone else. My roommate is teammates with these guys but he's not moving in until Sunday. I should probably stop being such a loner in my room, but whenever I'm around them I have absolutely nothing to say since I don't really know them. Whatever, this happened last year and I ended making some pretty good friends. One of them is even planning on living with me next semester. I'll just have to turn on the charm and try to lower my sarcasm ray. I will break into the cross-country team's inner circle!

Time to take a nice hotttt shower and then put my under armor on.

Friday, August 11, 2006

Oh, Burrrrrrrrned

Today I read a blog that talked about how Americans don't believe in evolution and how it's really pathetic. (It is) Then I was going through the comments and someone said that it's depressing how the country is becoming a bunch of morons. He went on to compare these people to those who don't believe in Global Warming.

I don't believe in the popular theory of global warming. Thus, he thinks I'm a moron too. I probably lost this person's respect and that upsets me. Oh, well.

On other note I've created my schedule for the upcoming TV season. I shall now share it with all of you.

Sunday: The Amazing Race @ 8PM (Premiers 9/14)
The 4400 @ 9PM (Season Finale 8/27?)

Monday: Prison Break 8PM (8/21)
24 9PM (January)

Tuesday: House, M.D. 8PM (9/5) - funny story. I have my MCAT review class then.
Nip/Tuck 10PM (9/5)

Thursday: Survivor 8PM (?)
CSI: AND Grey's Anatomy 9PM (9/21) - anyone else having this problem. oh yeah, it's also during a class.
ER 10PM (9/21)

Any suggestions for more shows? Not like I really need anymore.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Signs of True Success

I like to check the number of hits I get, where referrals come from, etc., and I think it's fair to say that most bloggers get their greatest sense of accomplishment when they receive hits from being results in a Google search.

The first Google referral I ever got was from the Google Blog search engine. I didn't really get all that excited about it because the search was for "Podiatrist."

The second time around was more recent and this time from an legit Google search. It was for "subtitle Dr. Gregory House." A little cooler since it was from the Google search, but the criteria was lame and I was on the second page of results.

But ladies and gentlemen I have received my first #1 Google Search Result!
The three glorious "words" which helped me accomplish this:
666, satan, house

I would like to give a big shout out to the Satanist who made this possible!
Rock On!

Friday, August 04, 2006

Messing With Emotions

My college has been messing with my emotions big time lately.

First, I was very giddy because the registrar processed my summer physics class very quickly. Last year it took them over 2 months after the semester started to get my calc class process. But this year I wanted to have these extra credits so that I was higher on the priority list for parking. I had little hope that the class would be processed before the parking registration, but they did!!! I now have a thimble’s worth of faith in the registrar.
Status: Happy with school!

Remember not too far back I posted about how happy I was that my triple got broken down back into double that it's suppose to be. Well, since I don't trust housing for a second I've still been checking my housing assignment on a regular basis. Guess what? THEY PUT A NEW PERSON IN MY ROOM!!! Not only did they re-buildup my room, but it's with a transfer student who's going to be a sophomore. Transfer students aren't even guaranteed housing so why do they have to go back on the promise they made to me?!? (Sidenote: I looked up the kid on facebook and he actually doesn't look like that bad of a guy. Don't confuse this anger towards housing as hostility towards the kid.)
Status: Pissed off with school

Background info: I was signed up for a Music in Film class which was on Thursday nights. I later realized that I somehow signed up for the class with the really bad professor. I don't know how that happened. Must have been momentary insanity or something. I was then going to switch out of that class into a Human Nutrition class, which was schedule for the same time.

The other day I was looking up the schedule for the MCAT Kaplan class I'm going to take this year. I then realized that it met on Tuesday and Thursday nights and I wasn't going to be able to take Human Nutrition. (sadface) So today I was looking online for a class to take in place of it. I knew that there wasn't any class that I was going to be interested in because as we all know I have OCD with scheduling classes, and already knew about every class offered this semester. After giving up in finding a class that would fulfill a requirement and interest me I took a look at my current schedule. LE GASP! MY MUSIC CLASS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO A DOEABLE TIME! I was very confused by this because I've never heard of the registrar just switch the day and time of a class. So I checked out the class info to make sure everything else was the same, but there was another major change... I'M NOW SIGNED UP WITH THE GOOD PROFESSOR!!!! YAAAAAAAAAAAY
Status: Very, very happy with the registrar. I'm sure that they pissed other people off when they did this though.

I still have the issue of how I'm going to watch CSI and Grey's Anatomy this semester. (Conflicts with the Kaplan course sometimes) First off, I don't know how I'm going to choose between my two loves. CSI was the first show that I ever got really addicted to and can be blamed as the cause of my TV addiction. Grey's Anatomy on the hand has become my new favorite show. I don't know how I'll decide what to watch live. Actually, I'm lying. I know that I'm going to watch Grey's Anatomy. Lately I've been getting a little tired of CSI, but I'll still manage to watch the new episodes every week.

Now I just have to figure out how I'll tape Grey's Anatomy on the night I have class. I don't really trust my roommate to tape it because he's pretty retarded when it comes to recording things. I could just trust my friend Steph to tape the show for me since she's going to be missing it too. But I never trust other people to do things for me. TiVo was always an idea in my head. And I reeeeally reeeeally want TiVo, but I don't think it's going to work with my school's internet network. (PS – the TiVo website sucks at answering my questions)

So I did a little research online. Non-Tivo DVRs are really expensive. Our cable provider doesn't offer a FauxVo service. Then I stumbled across a program that acts exactly like TiVo except on your computer. Then I found the piece of hardware that connects your TV cable to your computer. It was probably the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. Combining my precious Mac with TV, genius. Again, it was a little pricey, but much more affordable than a DVR and with many, many more features. I'm currently bidding for the program in question on eBay and so far I'm the only bidder! (If any of you go behind my back and bid on this I will kill you faster than saying, "HOUSING SUCKS!")

Note: I’m really sorry that I don’t blog about more medically centered topics. I wish I could but I just don’t have that much medicine in my life yet. There should be a post soon about the specialty I’ve decided to focus on. And then soon after that we’ll have comments about how I don’t know what specialty I want at this stage of the game.