So Kate started her real life recently. Meanwhile, I started my pretend real life. This is the time when medical students go from study-study-study in the 1st 2 years to…work-work-study-study in the 3rd year. We get to pretend to be doctors and most days it’s the best.
For the past 6 weeks, I’ve been pretending to be an ob/gyn. There have been babies. There have been ladies (like, all ladies obvs). There have been…other things involved in ob/gyn that we don’t need to talk about. It’s been preeetttyyy awesome. (more…)
Sometimes, it’s right in the middle of test week, and you decide to make a coffeecake, an apple pie, and homemade rolls for premature Friendsgiving. You just decide this, and you don’t think about the fact that it is a stupid decision, and that you have no time management skills, and that there are more important life skills you should be working on with all this apparent “free-time” you’ve created to bake this stuff. (more…)
I did something a little strange and a little watch-out-for-my-own-sanity.
I’m kind of proud. You see, I knew I would be getting back the grade from the exam we took on Friday. Quick recap: it was a hard, hard, hard exam about all the stuff that can go wrong with your heart. The kind that makes you realize why cardiologists make lots of money. (more…)
Sweet and salty is totes all the rage for good reason. It’s a delicious combination. And there are so many different variations and ways to achieve that perfect sweet-salty balance. Fleur de sel caramels…salted chocolate shortbread cookies…honey cayenne roasted pecans. And these: