Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
"Life is made of small moments like these" -- Above &
I am a(n):
- little piece of Minnesota
nice in the Big Apple. I
came here for medical school and fell in love with the city so much
I want to make it my "forever home".
- avid athlete. Captained my ultimate
frisbee team in college and
have since taken up running as my preferred way of breakin' a
- big football (aka handegg) fan. From September to January I spend
every Sunday cheering my heart out for the Packers
. Go Pack Go!!
- helpless egg. Or, as one friend put it, I'm "not white, but Super
- aspiring polyglot, working on 한국어
for the time
being (see above)
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Mid-way through my orthopedic surgery
I play hard and, unfortunately, work harder
A quick acknowledgement of my friends from back home: Dithilli
, and Gyst
. Also, the lovely Smile4Me2011
. Most are
farther away than I'd like. T_T If you happen to be in their area,
you should get to know them; they're fantastic people
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Building additional pylons ;P
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Blonde hair, an easy smile, and nearly endless optimism
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Music: I was introduced to the wonderful world of EDM in February
2012. No music has ever made me feel the way it has: everything
from weightless euphoria to streaming tears. I generally stick to
progressive trance, but venture into any genre as long as it's
skillfully done. Favorite acts include: Above & Beyond
, ilan Bluestone
, Myon & Shane54
and Seven Lions
Food: one of my favorite pastimes is sharing a meal and a bottle of
wine. I'll try pretty much everything but my favorite cuisines are:
French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. Bubble tea
is my weakness.
Shows: I don't watch much TV--I don't even own one--but I have a
soft spot for anything written by Aaron Sorkin
or narrated by
. Also, comedic or action-filled k-drama
s (City Hunter
Books: grew up reading lots of fantasy (Tolkien, Tamora Pierce) and
classics (Jane Austen, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
etc) but these days I'm much more into history, science,
social/cultural (Malcolm Gladwell
, Bill Bryson
pretty much everything nonfiction in the New Yorker
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
a good subwoofer, my passport, running, sunshine, tea
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Operative indications (it's a work thing)
How to improve. Of late, I've been placing emphasis on mindfulness,
and somewhat old-fashioned social graces like hand-written thank
Also, all the non-medical books I want to read but don't have time
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Assuming I'm not on call? Singing at a noraebang
, out dancing at an EDM show, or
snuggling at home with my teddy bear and a k-drama
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
-you love EDM
-you're a fellow orthopod; I'm always looking to meet others in the
profession. Especially girls!
-you're an attractive Asian man, especially Korean
-you wrote comments in response to the standard okcupid questions;
I enjoy a good session of banter
You should NOT message me if:
-you are only going to use one word or emoticon/emoji. 0% chance of
response. Unless you're Taylor Swift, in which case: "Hi! :3 Wow,
it's great to hear from you!" (see? I still used a FULL
-we're less than 50% match (we probably shouldn't)
-you're going to be butthurt if I don't respond
-couples looking for a third
Who are you looking for?
This helps us know who to show you on OkCupid.