Monthly Archives: June 2011

Just Keep Swimming

After a super frustrating week at work, I am ready for the weekend.  Unfortunately, I am on call on Sunday, so I have a shorter weekend.  Hey, at least it’s a weekend. I am so conflicted about work recently.  I … Continue reading

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Garden Update

After a really frustrating night of call, I came home and wanted to decompress.  I went out to the back porch, and my attention turned to my little container box garden.  It’s grown so much since I’ve planted them!  I … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Truffles

On the Friday before we left for our trip, we were invited to a friend’s house for a tapas & appetizers party.  At the last minute, we decided we’d better bring a snack, but I only had 30 minutes to … Continue reading

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The Oregon Trail

Hubby & I arrived back home yesterday after 8 days on vacation, and it is so nice to be home a day before going back to work!!  We went to Portland, Oregon and road tripped it up to Walla Walla, … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Nothing

I have learned, finally, one of the most basic of lessons for anyone who works too much: taking care of yourself means that you can take care of more business.  I can take better care of my patients the better … Continue reading

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Food, Inc.

Last night, we watched a recent documentary called “Food, Inc.”  It was amazing!  It was apparently up for some awards, too- and I can see why!!  It was well done, indeed!  Here’s the link:Food, Inc. If you have any curiosity … Continue reading

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Out with the Pyramid, in with the Plate

As most people probably remember, the USDA promoted healthy eating & living via the Pyramid, which was instituted in 1992, and promoted a diet based on a whopping 6-11 servings of grains per day (regardless of refined v. whole wheat … Continue reading

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The Next Step: Health (Pea)Nut

So often in life, I feel like I just barely get good at something, and it’s time to move on.  All the blessed time.  I just get good at being a med student, and it’s time to graduate.  I get … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

I can’t believe it’s been a full week since I’ve been able to blog!!  We’ve had house guests all week, and we actually still have a house guest until Thursday, so it’s just been wonderful hanging out with people we … Continue reading

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