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!

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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

Medical School

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

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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

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Mixers and Madness: Chocolate Marble Cake Bars

The recipes are back! It's been a long time since I last posted a recipe, mainly because I have been super busy with medical school and the amount of baking I'd been doing has dramatically reduced... until now! My lovely parents gifted me with a beautiful KitchenAid Stand Mixer for Xmas. I am in love… Continue reading Mixers and Madness: Chocolate Marble Cake Bars

Exploring Life

Lessons from Blogging in 2018

It's been a crazy year for the blog. I went self hosted in a motivational attempt to push on with writing and have moved on from studying a degree in a relatively unhappy mental state to studying my dream medical degree. I’ve learnt a lot about myself; I’ve also learnt a lot about how to… Continue reading Lessons from Blogging in 2018