Medical School

Med School Diaries: Breakdowns, Burnouts and Bunkering Down

The last week was extremely unproductive in my opinion. Its always been the same when it gets to the last week of each term; my body and brain were both ready for a break and the ability to get anything remotely productive done had long run away from me.  With my car in the garage… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Breakdowns, Burnouts and Bunkering Down

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Med School Diaries: Lights, Camera, Get into Action

What a week it has been, I have made my directing debut, made a last minute trip home and finally got my revision plan for next week sorted. This week has definitely been about getting into action. This week I tried to get on top of my anatomy work, but remembering the muscles can be… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Lights, Camera, Get into Action

Exploring Life, Recipes

My Almost Spring Biscuit – Lemon and Jam Thumbprint Biscuits

There is something about jammy biscuits that really can cheer you up after a long day, or just make everything seem more luxurious - even though jam can be extremely cheap. I have made jam thumbprint cookies since I was about young and they are a great alternative to jam tarts when you can't be… Continue reading My Almost Spring Biscuit – Lemon and Jam Thumbprint Biscuits

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Med School Diaries: Long Days, Hard Nights and Setting some monthly challenges…

I've been less socially busy this week, but much more productive in everything else. There has been an element of realisation that it is MARCH!... and I have yet to set myself up to achieve my goals for the year. This week has been all about the shoulder and arm (which anatomically is the upper… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Long Days, Hard Nights and Setting some monthly challenges…

Minimalism

Minimalism Relapse

In todays society with social media showing success means owning plenty of stuff, relapsing into hoarding unnecessary belongings is inevitable. Sometimes, you simply need new things and so you have to buy stuff, its when you forget to clear out the stuff you stop using when the clutter begins; more so when life starts getting… Continue reading Minimalism Relapse

Exploring Life

Gaining a community: The Versatile Blogger Award

I am not very good at social media… or being social for that matter. But I have really enjoyed getting into the twitter blogging community since I gave my blog a twitter page. I realised that there are some many great people and blogs out in the universe and I have really enjoyed discovering the… Continue reading Gaining a community: The Versatile Blogger Award

Medical School

Med School Diaries: Chaos, Cake and Cruciate Ligaments

This week has been an adventure and a half... I have driven over 200 miles this week; but it has been worth it. Having been home for the weekend I started the week behind on work. However, I didn't let it get to me and have keep pushing on. This week I had my MOSCE… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Chaos, Cake and Cruciate Ligaments

Exploring Life, Recipes

Sprouts aren’t Just for Christmas, they’re for brunch too!

My dad can cook sprouts like a boss, he’s a professional chef so I suppose thats to be expected. When I went home for Christmas we ate a lot of them and not just for Christmas dinner; I realised how versatile and under rated the poor little vegetable is.  When I came back to Coventry… Continue reading Sprouts aren’t Just for Christmas, they’re for brunch too!

Exploring Life, Reviews

Celebrating 22: Time with Family and Dinner outdoors

I had a great time celebrating my 22nd birthday yesterday. Took my study day as a cheeky opportunity to head home for the day to celebrate with the family. I am really glad I did as I had a lovely relaxed day with the family, especially since its half term so my sister’s are home.… Continue reading Celebrating 22: Time with Family and Dinner outdoors

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Med School Diaries: I am alive, I survived block 3!

I can’t believe that Block 3 is over and done with (until revision in five weeks). I am beyond grateful that it is over and feel very fortunate to survive it! The week has shown me how strong I am mentally since I have recovered from my burnout. I am totally prepared to get block… Continue reading Med School Diaries: I am alive, I survived block 3!