Monday, July 31, 2023

Graduation Day :-)

In this Life... if you want to be someone, be it!

Right before the 107th full moon, on my running streak #3130, I became a Medical Doctor.

In Life everything is possible! Because Life is a Miracle!

Take Control of Your Life.
Prioritize, Focus & Achieve.

Go Full Access & Be the Number One.

Just remember: every second counts...

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Day of the Step 2CK Exam - Go!

 All the knowledge and the beauty of the universe is within me.

~ Me

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Day 80 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld Forever

 There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.

~ Celia Thaxter

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Day 79 - Step 2 CK Prep - UWorld Always

 Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.

~ Robert Heinlein

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Day 78 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld is Love

 Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

~ Og Mandino

Monday, January 23, 2023

Day 77 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld, NBME, Screenshots, Master the Board

 Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself.

~ Paul Hawken

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Day 76 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld is Mine

 The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.

~ Maureen Dowd

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Day 75 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld Review

 I just never let anything bother me, man. I know myself really well. Nobody's opinion of me can shake my opinion of myself.

~ Ruben Studdard

Friday, January 20, 2023

Day 74 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld Review

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Day 73 - Step 2 CK Prep - UWorld GI 2 Review

 A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Day 72 - Step 2CK Prep - UWorld GI 1 Review

 Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

~ William Arthur Ward

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Day 71 - Step 2CK Prep - Cardiology 5 to Pulmonary 1

 Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.

~ Norm Papernick

Monday, January 16, 2023

Day 70 - Step 2CK Prep - Cardiology 4

 Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

~ Samuel Johnson

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Day 69 - Step 2CK Prep - Cardiology 3

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.

~ Aristotle

S4 - an atrial gallop - produced by an atrial contraction pushing blood into a stiff non-compliant left ventricle - sign of concentric LV hypertrophic i.e. 2° to HTN, restrictive cardiomyopathy, acute MI. 

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Day 68 - Step 2CK Prep - Cardiology 2

 Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enjoy studying the common sense Cardio!

S3 - a ventricular gallop - produced by a blood flowing into an overly compliant left ventricle - "water rushing into a large reservoir" - dilated ventricle - one of the signs of CHF, HFrEF, MR, AR, high output states (thyrotoxicosis).

Friday, January 13, 2023

Day 67 - Step 2CK Prep - Cardiology 1

 It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

~ George Washington

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Day 66 - Step 2CK Prep - Pulmonary Diseases 3

 Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.

~ Dorothy L. Sayers

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Day 65 - Step 2CK Prep - Pulmonary Diseases 2

 I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.

~ Fran Lebowitz

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Day 64 - Step 2CK Prep - Pulmonary Diseases 1

 I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege.'

~ Earl Warren

Monday, January 9, 2023

Day 63 - Step 2CK Prep - Infectious Disease 2

 Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up.

~ Oprah Winfrey

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Day 62 - Step 2CK Prep - Wrapping Up the Shelf Exams

 The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

~ Harry Golden

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Day 61 - Step 2CK Prep - Review of UWorld Ass 2

 If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!

~ Jonathan Winters

Friday, January 6, 2023

Day 60 - Step 2 CK Prep - Infectious Desease 1

 They can conquer who believe they can.

~ Virgil

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Day 59 - Step 2CK Prep - Fungi and Allergy

 If you're choking in a restaurant you can just say the magic words, 'Heimlich maneuver,' and all will be well. Trouble is, it's difficult to say 'Heimlich maneuver' when you're choking to death.

~ Eddie Izzard

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Day 58 - Step 2CK Prep - Stats 2

 Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges make life worth living.

~ Mary Tyler Moore

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Day 57 - Step 2CK Prep - Stats 1

 Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.

~ Evan Esar

Monday, January 2, 2023

Day 56 - Step 2CK Prep - Toxicology & Radiology

 When in doubt, tell the truth.

~ Mark Twain

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Day 55 - Step 2CK Prep - Preventive Medicine, Dermatology

 Good habits result from resisting temptation.

~ Ancient Proverb