The End, or, Another New Beginning

I haven’t posted anything in quite awhile.  My brain was full, and while I’ve been keeping a list of things I want to write about, my creative energy was dry.  Summer vacation was a welcome break from studies.  I started back to school in August – my sixth semester of pre-med. With a little overContinue reading “The End, or, Another New Beginning”

Version: Best

I turned in my Physics lab the other day and realized I was the only one completing it in pen anymore.  At the beginning of class, we were instructed to turn in labs in pen, because scientific data is meant to be transparent to its readers.  Mistakes were meant to be crossed out, not erased,Continue reading “Version: Best”

Life Lesson from a Manicure?

I got a manicure recently, for the first time in forever, and I had the nail tech paint my nails with a “french tip.”  It requires some level of precision since my nails are so short for my current profession as a massage therapist.  The white tips are painted by hand, then let to dry,Continue reading “Life Lesson from a Manicure?”

Laugh When You Want to Cry/Scream/Panic, etc.

Another semester is wrapped up!  I’m officially on winter break for a beautiful six weeks.  It’s such a great time to rest my brain, finally finish some house projects, and, heck, watch a TV series or two. My Fall Semester 2018 Life Lesson is (drum roll): learning to laugh with I want to cry/scream/panic, etc.Continue reading “Laugh When You Want to Cry/Scream/Panic, etc.”

Find Your “Why”

When you’re starting out on a newly-designed plan or setting new goals, it feels fresh, exciting, and like it’s really going to happen (this time). The first week is solid.  You hit all your targets.  You’re feeling pumped.  You just know you got this. The second week (or month) is so-so.  You hit some bumps.Continue reading “Find Your “Why””

Keep Refining Your Techniques

I’ve just finished my last Chemistry exam for this semester.  I feel light as air!  It’s been a stressful couple of weeks as it came down to three major tests in a row.  Today, I got the most amazing gift, the most perfect thing to happen – it rained!  I love the rain, and IContinue reading “Keep Refining Your Techniques”