This is a place for those random thoughts that just don’t have a home anywhere else. Welcome home!
August 14, 2015
Medical school: the only place where it is socially acceptable to compare someone’s shirt to a fatty liver. Just another day at Harvard.
August 25, 2015
Life story: A Norwegian and a Jew walk into a courthouse . . .
September 17, 2015
Props to the blonde premed for a flawless pick-up line: “If this were an improv scene, and I said we should go make out on the roof deck, how would you answer?”
Yes, and . . .
September 27, 2015
Me: Did you see the Blood Moon?
You: What?! What direction do I look?
September 28, 2015
I hope you are all looking forward to Cancer”
What a way to start an e-mail . . .
October 5, 2015
Just finished exam #3 in “quarantine.” In sickness and in health . . . #marriedtomedschool
October 7, 2015
“How is a sexually transmitted infection transmitted?”
Well, med school microbio has me stumped 😉
October 14, 2015
Peapod makes it possible to have DiGiorno delivered! Mind. Just. Blown.
October 25, 2015
First we’re singing Sesame Street for test answers, and now this: “A lymphocyte, a macrophage, an eosinophil, and a neutrophil walk into a bar.” Either science is this much fun or the professors are as tired as we are.
November 4, 2015
Next week’s assignment for Wednesday: watch a clip from “House.” I may just have to overachieve and watch the whole episode 🙂
December 9, 2015
At what point in med school do you become so used to medical terms that you decide to define the word “raised or elevated,” but not the word “telangiectasia”? By the way, elevated means “not flat” in case you were wondering 😉
January 18, 2016
“You don’t have to be important to do great things.” – real quote used to introduce a Harvard Medical School speaker.
And isn’t unimportance what we all really aspire towards in our lives . . .? Here’s to setting our goals to new heights!
February 27, 2016
Dental school has taken control of my time, money, and mental capacity. And they ask for my blood???!
Let the hematology unit begin . . .
March 5, 2016
A serious second place!
[Insert form letter of rejection.]
What’s that word for being honored and disappointed all at once? Oh yeah: writing submissions!
Here’s to a never-ending inkwell and a long list of literary journals, because every poem deserves a good home!
March 7, 2016
I overheard the professor’s discussion about “living on the edge,” forgetting for just a moment he was talking about the edge between cardiac dysfunction and heart failure. #Finding_meaning_in_med_school
April 9, 2016
“Loop of Henle & The Distal Convoluted Tubule.” Sounds like a bad Disney movie.
April 12, 2016
The latest in my Google search history: yellow versus green vomit. Oh, to be studying the GI system!
April 13, 2016
What ever would I do without a video about GI development set to classical music . . .
April 15, 2016
Catholic school bus to the club . . . that’s how we roll.
May 16, 2016
Tell me, Duke ‘kids,’ that you did not have an absolutely fantastic day when someone asked you to send a “Duke pic.” Gotta love #autocorrect
May 30, 2016
Revelation of the day: according to a Harvard professor, physiology is – and I quote – “relevant to our patient’s problems.” Who would’ve thought 😉
July 22, 2016
When you give a med student a Rorschach inkblot test: I see a basal ganglia, and a thalamus . . . . Med school problems.
August 13, 2016
Girls, you know it’s true: if a guy hits on you and you like him, that’s okay, but if you don’t like him . . . *creepy* *you’re talking to me?!* #ItsTrueThough
November 5, 2016
Grinding through another TMJ lecture. Was a mouthguard on the dental school supply list :p
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