ICU Rotation as a Resident At Mayo Clinic

ICU Rotation as a Resident At Mayo Clinic

Happy Labor Day! Oh my goodness I have so many things I want to blog about, I don’t know where to start first!  I think the most appropriate topic to start with is that I finished my ICU rotation this past weekend.  It feels so strange that I will never rotate through the ICU again. … Continue reading »

Hidden Vegetable Protein Muffins

Hidden Vegetable Protein Muffins

I saw a recipe for “Hidden Veggie Muffins” a while ago and snapped a photo on my phone to remember the recipe since I’m always in the market for healthy muffins I can grab and take to work. I finally got around to making said muffins and even though they kind of have “hidden veggies” … Continue reading »

Grocery Shopping In Rochester Minnesota

Grocery Shopping In Rochester Minnesota

If you don’t know this already, I love grocery shopping.  It’s just as fun as clothes shopping for me but I never feel guilty for spending $$ because I can justify buying food much easier than I can justify buying a new handbag When I left Indianapolis and moved to Rochester, I was nervous there … Continue reading »

Only 3 More Shifts Left In The ICU!

Only 3 More Shifts Left In The ICU!

I work today, one more night shift, and one more day shift, and then guess what?  I will never work in the ICU again! It’s so crazy for me to think that I will never be in that environment again- never see those types of patients, never think through those types of illnesses. While I … Continue reading »

Why Sitting Is Bad For You

Why Sitting Is Bad For You

I’ve been intending to write this post for a few weeks now, and low and behold, when I checked out my favorite website ever this morning, Mind Body Green, I found this article: Sitting All Day Is Really Really Bad For You Mind Body Green just knows me so well Since I’ve been wearing my … Continue reading »

Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

I’ve got the perfect make ahead meal for you.  You can make a HUGE batch of this, and eat it all week!  Because that’s what I’ve been doing all week It’s also a super easy recipe because you can tailor it to your liking- add whichever veggies you like, any protein you prefer, really anything!! … Continue reading »

Doctors Vs. Nurses

Doctors Vs. Nurses

Hi friends!!!   I made a new youtube video about the difference between doctors and nurses.  I’ve received lots of emails asking about pre-med vs. pre-nursing, what the difference between doctors and nurses is, etc.  I’ve also noticed some people stating some of the stereotypical things like, “Doctors are bossy” and “nurses take orders” which … Continue reading »

Weekly Meal Prep: Residency Edition

Weekly Meal Prep: Residency Edition

****Totally titled this “Residency Addition” before my wonderful mom corrected me- Edition, not addition!  Whoops!  That’s what I get for writing this post-call!  Please forgive me   Phew!  I haven’t done a What I Ate Wednesday from Peas and Crayons in ages!   This past weekend I had a night shift, which means I had the … Continue reading »

5 Healthy Brownie Alternatives

5 Healthy Brownie Alternatives

Lately, my husband has been on a brownie kick.  He rarely eats sweets, but every now and then he will crave something and before you know it, 2 weeks have gone by with him eating some sweet treat every day!  We’ve had weeks of gummy bears, caramel corn, and now… brownies. We’re talking these kinds … Continue reading »