Christmas Eve at the old homestead

So, I’ve been home since Friday, and I’m finally sinking into the rhythm of the holidays, not that that’s too hard 😉 I’m absolutely not a morning person, so I’ve been waking up a the crack of noon these past few days, though I’d argue I’ve earned it after 4 months of 7 am mornings…

The best research project ever!

So, this week I’ve been doing my research project with the low risk obstetrics family practice here at MUN.  And it’s been pretty awesome 🙂 I’ve got to sit in on appointments with pre-natal patients, learn about their questions and concerns, and pregnancy, and listen to fetal heartbeats, which are fantastic! Especially watching the mother…

Contentment, and rambles therein

So, a lot of med student blogs that I have been reading, written by the pre-clerkship lot (year 1 and 2) seem to have been focusing on burnout and feeling overwhelmed and mentally tired.  Now, I can’t say that some of those things don’t ring true for me as well. The week before the exam…

“Let’s not do things,” my brain said to me this week…

Yeah, so I have a exam Friday morning.  It is the smallest exam we’ve had yet, but it’s still and exam, and I should definitely still care about it, and care about studying for it. Do I? The answer to that (rhetorical) question is no 😉 Of course I care a little – it’s still…