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

Medical School

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!

Exploring Life

10 Reasons I love Rock Climbing… and you will too!

1. It’s fun! The hole experience is addictive, you can totally get the most amazing feeling when you go. Its tiring but you come out with such an emotional high that the muscle aches the next day are totally worth it. 2. You burn calories! The bonus when doing any physical activity is whether it… Continue reading 10 Reasons I love Rock Climbing… and you will too!

Recipes

Finding Some Comfort | Primary School Cake

I have fond memories of getting a huge slab of cake with pink icing and colourful sprinkles. Usually accompanied by custard all for less than £1.50. It was a cake that when I was at school was a real comfort, so when they redecorated the canteen and they stopped selling it I was heart broken.… Continue reading Finding Some Comfort | Primary School Cake

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Med School Diaries: Back on Track

This week a much happier medical student is writing this post, the one who finally feels they are getting back on track with life. It’s been a combination of smiling through the mental break, eating healthy and exercising, and gaining some confidence.  The confidence came from Friday’s Clinical skills lesson. During this season we get… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Back on Track

Recipes

Breakfasts on the go | Cheese and Bacon Scones

Everyone has established i'm a bit of a baking fanatic, if you haven't figured that out I'm a little worried.... So i have been so busy in the last few weeks, med school really has been taking its toll. So i've really begun focusing on baking items that can make my life easier and make… Continue reading Breakfasts on the go | Cheese and Bacon Scones

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Med School Diaries: Its okay to take a break

It’s been a tough two weeks back since Christmas. I have pushed myself almost to breaking point, mainly due to forgetting that my mind needs a break too. This weekend I full on crashed. I did no work and spent most of my time in bed sleeping.  I think I was incredibly anxious and tired,… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Its okay to take a break

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Med School Diaries: Back in the Action

My first week of the new term is over, and a basic description for the week would be “loving the library”. I really need to be in the library as much as I can, its the only way I can get through the year successfully… which I need to be more than ever.  This week… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Back in the Action