I adore summer, who doesn't? Growing up near the Texas Gulf Coast has had me be used to 100% humidity and 100 degree heat. Moving for medical school to the desert was a CHANGE, my curls dropped, my skin was dry and I had a humidifier going 24/7 to decrease my daily nosebleeds into weekly … Continue reading Why you should take your dinner outside
medicine I have recently signed up for internal medicine research updates every Friday through The Scope, click the link to sign up and read their recent research updates. Did you you know that you shouldn't give aspiring to children for a viral infection? It can cause Reye's Syndrome which causes liver and brain damage. The … Continue reading Links I Love [05.08.2017]
Dressing for the clinic as a female med student can be difficult. You have to be comfortable in your business casual (no jeans!) for your 8-10 hr days when you are constantly on your feet going back and forth between clinic rooms and the back room with all the computers so you can write your notes. … Continue reading What to wear during Clinicals
My fabulous friend, Brittany Cox, was gracious enough to participate in a written interview about Medical School, pursuing a Master's in Medical Science before Medical School and how she has maintained her sanity and loveliness throughout the entire process. She has helped maintain our school's Free Clinic by serving selflessly on Free Clinic Leadership as well … Continue reading Pursuing a Master’s in Medical Science before Med School, a Q&A.
One of my favorite bloggers, www.franishtheblog.com, posts list for gift ideas for medical students for all occasions! Check out the list at her site, or down below! With thousands of medical students across the country getting ready to graduate from medical school, I've received several requests for a gift guide...which luckily, I've been thinking about for … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Graduating Medical Students
Burgers are DELICIOUS, and with summer right around the corner there will be plenty of opportunities to fire up the grill. Keep these tips in mind from greatist.com to sizzle up some more flavor and health benefits! Swap plain, protein-rich Greek yogurt or smashed avocado in place of mayo for a healthier spread. Use whole-wheat … Continue reading Tips for a Healthier Burger
GET UP AND MOVE! The first two years of medical school we spend sedentary, because we are studying NON STOP. We cannot cut out the amount of time we spend studying but there are ways to modify our days to stay healthy. I schedule in exercise every day through attendance of a workout class. and I do not … Continue reading Practice what you Preach