Continuing to try and keep calm and carry on….
Two weeks has passed since my last blog post and in all honesty I don't have much to report. I've reached a stage in my lab work where I have paused to focus on learning more about how to use the new program I mentioned in my last post. I reached a stage where this became a priority, but it has been very stressful! I don't know much about the program so I'm trying to work through tutorials but some of them are not that relevant to what I need to do which is frustrating as I understand them and not the processes I need for my data! It's difficult because you feel unproductive spending ages at the computer not getting very far and then being too distracted by it all to focus on something else.
Hence, today I've decided to shift focus onto other tasks as I start to become frustrated. I've also asked a colleague to step in and help me out, as my lack of experience in the area means I don't intuitively see what steps I need to take in what order with what software. I've also sent a few begging e-mails for help, so I'm hoping I can start to make more progress.
Wish me luck!