Summer 2022

We have waited so long for summer. This is a wonderful season. I have been lazy, or rather, I haven’t had time for exercise since I have been studying at the university in Uppsala. I thought of my years in Uppsala and what I did at that time. I went by bicycle and that was my training.  It is when I started to work, after university, I started with exercise. Running, walking, spinning, and so on. It is well known that sports have a good effect on learning and health in general. I usually spend 3-4 active hours every week on sports. My challenge is to return to these habits! To motivate myself, I searched among my photos and found this with my sweet Lady. We have done so much running and walking together. I miss her. Especially her always supporting company.

Summer and student

Yesterday, Uppsala was crowded with students. Happy faces, music, and summer. This semester, I have also been a student, and it has been great to be reminded of how student life was. I have deepened my knowledge of how to use medicines for specific diseases. There are always new drugs and treatment regimes so you have to stay updated.

Moreover, I never thought I would do mathematics again, but I have. Good to be reminded about pharmacokinetic principles on how a drug is absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted from the body. This can be described by mathematics. My calculator which is more than 30 years old still works. Amazing. At that time, we were forced to use the calculator with left hand if you are right-handed, and I still do.

Summer is finally here.

Pause

This semester has been different. I have chosen to go back to school for some time. Educate myself. We are living in a world with so much information, and on top of this, knowledge develops. This means that your knowledge a few years ago may be different compared to right now. I would say that the internet plays a big role today. No books. The internet has replaced books. Therefore, I will not write much for a while since I am at school. The last time I shared this photo we had a lot of snow. Life is definitely easier today with warmth and flowers. See you in a few weeks!

Finnish sisu 🇫🇮

Spring is slowly arriving this year. I hope May will be lovely with lots of green trees and flowers. That is very nice since there is so much evil in the world right now. I was happy to read about Finland’s collaboration with Sweden on military defense. Finland has lived with war, and perhaps they have indirectly provided for the defense of Sweden during the past century. I think it is important to act and not be naive. Geopolitically, Ukraine is close to Sweden. Moreover, President Macron continues to be President of France. The world needs stability, and Europe is not prepared for a political change in France. Stability is so crucial due to the war.

I continue, like everybody else, with daily life. It has been good to start running again, and I am looking forward to summer. Warm, maybe, tropical evenings. This weekend I will walk Molly, and also, I have prepared my running shoes. Molly has got her anti-tick medicine, and I have had my first vaccination against TBE. The ticks are terrible!

Stay safe 🐾