Cooking adventures continued

So, I mentioned in a post before that I’ve been trying out this whole cooking thing.  It’s not really in an effort to lose weight (though that’s on the list), but mostly it’s an effort to try and eat less processed food, as I know that processed food is a huge trigger for my Crohn’s….

1000 words worth a picture: my first atlantic flight and london

So, it occurred to me last night that I wasn’t quite satisfied with how I’ve shared my travel experiences here yet.  Because of technology and wifi restrictions on the trip, I’d settled for more pictures over words, supposing that as a picture can say a 1000 words, more pictures was better.  I added a bit…

Mad (scrub) cap adventures: Star Trek “I’m a doctor Jim” cap

I can’t claim to being a lifelong Trekkie, but since 2009 (the reboot movie) I’ve been a pretty devout one.  I really like the Original Series – Kirk, Spock and Bones and their relationships – and their reboot counterparts we/are the heart of that show/movies for me.  Thus, the “I’m a Doctor Jim,” cap, that…

Courting the unknown

I am not particularly a person who delights at the thought of the unknown.  To be sure, I’m not adverse to it – my travel history and plans can attest to that – but still, I thrive best when I have some sort of plan, routine or order (hence why Contiki is so appealing to…

The ideal med school pet

So, I like pets.  I’m not an pet crazy person, but I do like animals, and I especially love the companionship that a pet brings.  Living alone in a difference province without my family has really emphasized how much companionship matters, so a pet has kind of always been on mind. A major hurdle to this…