6/12-13/14

Excited a friend is visiting!

Neutrinos: Made some progress. Things are looking good, I should be doing useful software things soon…reviewing ROOT first.

Health: I’m not sure when to take my protein shake since, apparently, creatine timing DOES matter and it contains a non-negligible dose ūüôā It’s sort of a good problem to have…I guess before and after is how it goes .-.

ST: Making progress…

CH: Made some progress on numerics! I actually have code that runs and produces a Born-level cross section.

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5/30/14

Better start today…plans are rolling~

Need to fix scrobbling on Spotify ūüė¶

Things are gearing up to get messy ><‘

LANL/Neutrinos:
I should learn some statistics…
Going through presentations ><!
Software installing, again, waiting for it to fail. I stopped it between being in the fg and bkg, hope nothing breaks…emailed the output to postdoc to analyze.
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap980605.html This is amazing. Weird seeing an author and knowing them @_@ in http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Solar_System,_technical/Sun

Cool things:
http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/05/unix-background-job/
Simple, but good to remember http://www.techrepublic.com/article/master-the-linux-bash-command-line-with-these-10-shortcuts/
Apparently Beryllium is element number 4…oops.

So there it is… probably more confusing than a sign language reading of¬†Finnegans Wake¬†by a dude with a wicked case of polydactly.


http://quantumfrontiers.com/2014/05/25/top-10-questions-for-your-potential-phd-advisergroup/

5/28/14

Training…was exhausting and I definitely was kind of lost on the way there.

Hassle over time documents ūüė¶ I misread the times on the emails and totally screwed¬†up getting things in on time (time zone differences + drowsiness = failure).

Today feels largely wasted, but I have tea and I did laundry and I got a major training out of the way. I also did some cardio for the first time in a long time…and it was terrible. Thanks, elevation! I think I can get some work done, still, tonight and sleep a crap ton. If I go in tomorrow in a bit late and then simply work through till the student dinner starts, I should be fine.¬†

LANL Mess:
GET done. I should have a computer when I get back…I now know where White Rock is and where the training building is.

Neutrinos: Note to self, adviser is possibly an insomniac. I guess this is sort of a thing in physics. I refuse to get less than, like, 5 hours of sleep while I’m still this weak, though.

Exercise:
~30 minutes of cycling in. Comparing to the last time I cycled, it looks pretty bad. Elevation is a big factor, but also a general lack of cardio in my life. We’ll see if I can beat effort needed down…I’d like to start running, but I’m worried about my lifting/climbing schedule.¬†

Nutrition:
This is a bit sketch today since I ate a massive open face burger with fries that was probably a bit heavier than the ~1000 calories I estimated. I’m probably reasonably close to my goals, though.

Social:
Planning June’s visit @_@
This will be cool http://www.santafeopera.org/tickets/ 

Other:
Read!
http://prime-spot.de/Physics/sussex_01.pdf 

5/27/14

Slow start to the day…but progress has been made!

Rental car? Acquired.

Cryptocard? Received and registered~ 

LANL Mess:
Training is all scheduled. Requested after hours access. Computer should be ready by tomorrow afternoon. Will check on printing then.
Related note, need to get into time-document habits and start filling them out daily or all at once.

Neutrino Work:
Going to start with notes, then bother people, then work on the presentation.
Notes going alright, into the second presentation with some questions from the first. Bothered a couple people already and will bother a couple more, I got a LOT of information very quickly and I need to clean some of it up / re-write sections.
Presentation will wait till I get home, but it looks like it will come together decently at this point.

ST Work:

HEP Work:

Exercise:
Any time after 5pm, have my core exercises noted but need accessories still.
Stealing from ICF – BP day? Barbell Shrugs, Tricep Ext, Curls, Cable crunch, Hyper extensions. OHP day? Curls and Cable Crunches.
http://www.muscleandstrength.com/workouts/jason-blaha-ice-cream-fitness-5×5-novice-workout
Also adding in the silly ab thing…need to do still. Skipped shrugs and climbed and I feel terrible.
Investigate: http://nnmsalsa.synthasite.com/abq.php and http://www.cspdancestudios.com/

Nutrition: 
I need more food than what I bought…even cutting I’m simply not eating enough. I need something more protein dense, too.

Random:
Apothem is a TIL word.

5/26/14

Today has been a bit of a long day and it’s not stopping yet (~1 am).¬†

HEP Work:
Made progress and emailed adviser about SSI 2014 attendance and a general update. Details in the research document, but this was a moderately productive weekend.

ST Work:
Sadly, need addressing still (~1 am). If I get enough work done, I think my goal for the summer is a presentation at COSMO 2014.

Neutrino Work:
Emailed adviser with an update. Working on a presentation for the status of the prototype of the experiment and then working on software issues. 

Exercise:
Traded the planned cardio for first time sport climbing!!! 
I climbed a baby 5.6 in a stupid long amount of time, then went up ~3-4 times faster the next time.
First time lead belaying, first time top-rope belaying.
I think the place was area 34? It was near the caldera.
Signed up for a totally stupid ab plan, should have some lifting to do tomorrow (weights in the spread sheet) and then hopefully some climbing (the wall is open weird hours, though)… then the ab stuff.

Nutrition:
Under-protein for the day…but I think I might my other nutritional goals ><? I guess I can just eat some yogurt :S Had too many silly things T_T
Will try to use the spreadsheet more this week…

Social things:
Started on some photo uploads! Will do another chunk tomorrow if I have the energy x.x

Planning:
Life looks good in the next few months ūüôā I have emailed some people I’d like to bother, but the list of people to bother seems to be ever expanding. I think I might make a Google doc of physics people and their contact information…the current list is handwritten and getting silly, fast.
Need to plan out tomorrow a little..later in the week is fine.
Need to plan out research goals and career goals sometime this week :((( this is sooooo hard.
Emailed Murphy hall people about fellowships.
http://science.energy.gov/hep/funding-opportunities/graduate-fellows-in-high-energy-theory/ This makes me kind of sad </3
Transitioning emails / merging them needs to happen this week.

4/10/2014

Time progresses too quickly.

OpenSSL’s Heartbleed is having me change my passwords for the first time in a long time @_@

My laptop is back and fixed and I can’t wait :3

HEP: Fixed figures and organized.

ST: ~ 2¬†hours on reading and organizing. I’m trying to figure out where all of my simulation data is and organize it a little better.¬†

Exercise / Wellness: Trying some ridiculous detox tea. We’ll see how this goes. I ate a crazy amount of beef stew. Ran to Kroger and back, bought some bread to make an AMERICAN breakfast.

Random: Further vs. Farther is something I should have known concretely but didn’t until now…ouch.
This is going to be accurate http://4-panel-life.tumblr.com/post/45600325863/you-know-me 
Need to mail off my headphones and mail off the stuff for reimbursement. 
Need to clean and do some financial planning, probably.