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S’mores Whoopie Pies

Have you ever watched that show on TLC (or maybe A&E?) about hoarders?

Just like an hour of people being amazed at how much stuff someone can accumulate and fighting with them about how, no, they don’t actually need every newspaper printed since 1989?

Here’s a secret: I can’t bear to watch Hoarders because I’m terrified that I will become/already am one.

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S’more Bars

I have seven days until I start school again.

Where has the time gone?

Usually, I feel like Christmas break is almost too long. Like I get bored and feel like it’s been ages since I stepped foot on campus. I do not feel this way this week. Alas, school doesn’t ask me about these things (though, it totally should).

Since I have seven days of nothingness left, I’m making a To Do list.

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S’mores Cookies

Well. I’ve learned a lot of things in med school. But do you want to know the most important, real life useful thing I’ve learned?

It’s not a thing. It’s a skill.

I’ve learned – and I spent a whole year figuring this out – how to create this low-stress environment around me when I need to. This is good stuff people!

It takes a little time, but it’s not hard. You have to look around you and think, “What in this room is making me all fidgety and annoyed and 5-year-old-ish for no apparently reason? Is it that haphazard stack of 3 month old magazines? Is it the fact that I couldn’t find the TV remote right now if there was a gun to my head? Is it that it does not, in fact, smell like fresh peaches in here?” (more…)

Pumpkin S’mores Blondies

Hannah here, writing to you from a deep deep hole of sports depression.

As you know from CNN “breaking news” updates, Kate’s last post, and the Dick’s Sporting Goods commercial that aired in error yesterday encouraging me to go buy Rangers World Series Champions t-shirts…this has not been the easiest weekend for Texas Rangers fans. (more…)