Thursday 19 May 2016

This happened to me today

Being a poor medical researcher sucks on most days, but it is especially worse on the days when you really want to buy something and you have to weight the options: do you want it or do you need it? Can you really afford it? Can you manage the expenses for the next couple of weeks (till the next pay cheque kicks in) if you buy this?

Also, I need to figure out a way to be able to afford the new Harrison's as well. That will cost me a bomb.

Times like these, I really feel worried about the choices I have made in life, and wonder whether frittering away a moderately financially safe life in academic obscurity and mediocrity, for the sake of having a shot at a more rewarding academic career (through a path that wends its way through my life's savings) is really worth it.


  1. Oh man! I can totally identify with that picture! I can't answer you, of course, but I can understand your inner strife completely. As for a new Harrison's... goodness gracious, I'm glad I don't need a new one of those right now! Good luck!

    1. Thank you for dropping by! You are the first person to comment on my wee blog! I CANNOT tell you how enthused I am. And yeah, that Harrison's will cut into my monthly earnings really badly... still thank you so much for the kind words of support, the first comment, and for reading this! I am OVERJOYED!

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