Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Six random facts meme

Thanks to ScientistMother for the tag. And now six random facts about ScienceMama.

1. I am still in close contact with every single one of my friends from high school. It makes me very happy.

2. I am happier when I exercise on a regular basis. I am not currently exercising on a regular basis. My favorite jeans tell me this is a problem.

3. I have not had a haircut since last December. My split ends tell me this is a problem.

4. Husband and I met while working in the same lab. I am on one of his papers.

5. I used to suffer from chronic migraines. I have only had one since I got pregnant with Bean.

6. I work fewer hours in lab as a postdoc (and mother) than I ever did as a graduate student. I try not to feel like a terrible person. It doesn't always work.


ScienceGirl said...

I met my husband while working in the same lab too :) Although I'd be surprised if we ever published together.

Aunt Becky said...

I just had to put my gym membership on hold due to my foot injury and it's killing me slowly.

Procrastinating Postgrad said...

Oooh! I had regular migranes, and had my last one when I stopped breastfeeding. None since!
I thought it was just me.

Candid Engineer said...

Fewer hours, bah! I'm sure you put in enough. I've gotten by my whole career so far on 40-45 hours at work per week. You are about quality, Science Mama, not quantity! :)

Elizabeth said...

I don't think I have every told you what a truly awesome person you are and how inspiring you are to the rest of us. Your wit, humor, grace and beauty shine out from wherever you are, though I do wish you were closer to SF!

Jenn said...

I also met my husband while working in the same lab.... I'm in the acknowledgments for one of the papers, but not co-authored.
And I wouldn't worry about the number of hours. As others said, it's quality over quantity. I bet you're a lot more focused and don't do things like regularly take long lunch/coffee breaks because you know that bean is waiting for you to be finished on time and come pick her up. I'm sure you're doing just fine.

The bean-mom said...

I'm so impressed that you still keep in contact all your high school friends!

And don't feel guilty about the work hours. You're probably waaay more efficient than those seeming gunners who "work" till 10 pm but fritter away hours playing computer games and socializing.

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