OT - What have you accomplished today

Submitted by Blazefire on April 16th, 2010 at 12:24 PM

What have you done today to feel proud of?

Me? I got all of my work done before I have to leave for my doctor's appt, and then I took a truly epic dump.

I'm not sure which I'm more proud of.

Comments

ijohnb

April 16th, 2010 at 2:14 PM ^

Crushed a protein bar, created two Pandora stations, and I've spent quite a bit of time fantasizing about the Damages season finale. Oh my god, I need to make some changes here.

Noahdb

April 16th, 2010 at 2:21 PM ^

"So what do you all consider an epic dump??!"

Ricky Roma described it as taking a dump that made you feel like you slept 10 hours.

Six Zero

April 16th, 2010 at 2:25 PM ^

from Tim Berners-Lee to the advent of true smartphone browser apps.

Forget the class-- I think I even fell asleep during the Marc Andreesen portion.

bluewave720

April 16th, 2010 at 6:22 PM ^

The 20 miler. One of the only things that makes me want to grow another sack of testicles so that I can double-fist punch my own crotch. That would be less painful.

And, in a weird sort of way, I miss 'em. This is my first time not running the Bayshore/any marathon in 6 years.

For my accomplishments today, I was off and turned into Mr. Mom. Baby fed, diapered, read to, etc; laundry, dishes, cleaning, and a little time to plan meeting up with the guys tomorrow for all the fun.

Now it's drinking, burritos and playoff hockey.

e.go.blue

April 16th, 2010 at 3:23 PM ^

Woke up at 7:45 for my ME 395 lab at 8:30. Successfully created the balsa wood model with the largest volume over drag coefficient to win the candy bar. Ate some Panda Express and drank an Arnie Palmer (best drink of all time). Then came home after attending a boring lecture and...wait for it...took a massive poo. Fantastic day thus far. Now to cap it off with a round of golf and the Brown Jug to watch the Wings. What a day.

MGoJen

April 16th, 2010 at 3:35 PM ^

I successfully convinced one of our patients (a stroke survivor) to come to the ED to get worked up because he was experiencing stroke-like symptoms with a highly elevated blood pressure. He didn't want to come in because he said he was feeling better and his daughter called me and asked if I could call him and talk to him about coming in.

I got him in and stayed with his wife and daughter while he was being seen.

They ruled out a stroke, which is absolutely the best news I've heard all day. While we will still have to figure out where the elevated BP is coming from, his ekg was normal and he was discharged home.

I just got a really nice text from his daughter. I love my job.

MaizeAndBlueWahoo

April 16th, 2010 at 3:37 PM ^

I took the day off work, so my major accomplishment for today is the near-complete destruction of the Mongol empire as payback for them fruitlessly demanding my technology about three centuries ago. I don't forget insults.

Noahdb

April 16th, 2010 at 4:01 PM ^

" Russian sex trade industry in Prague

LINK!"

Google, "+Russian, sex, slave, Prague" and you'll get lots of good info. Ain't no way in the world I'm going to try to explain to IT why that search was relevant to my job.

BTW, going rate for a Russian sex slave is $1,000 apparently. Thanks BBC.

emmekel

April 16th, 2010 at 4:07 PM ^

ate a double down for lunch with extra bacon. My wife will not be happy with me tonight. Something truly epic will definitely happen tonight at my house.

Noahdb

April 16th, 2010 at 5:10 PM ^

"Mine were for a ground-breaking of a new office we were building, and the CEO decided last-minute that he wanted every board member in attendance to have one. "

I do public relations and event planning work for a city in the SE. Every time we do a capital project and break ground, we have to do this so the City Council feels special. We did it after a hard rain once and the council sprayed everyone in the front row with mud when they sank their shovels in.

I just went back and counted the bands on the mayor's shovel. Every time we start a project, we put on a new band recognizing the event. I've been here for 10 years and I've overseen 12 groundbreakings. I'll see the Parks and Rec department out working somewhere and notice the tinges of gold on the spade. Ah...one of our groundbreaking shovels.

And yes, after every event, we get a couple of calls and emails from Emily Latellas who want to know why their tax dollars were used on solid gold shovels.