Hi everyone! Times have been wild since I have last written. I have been working at the same primary care medical practice, went backpacking solo through Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru, completed a part time post-bachelors program, and have been experimenting with some other projects and goals. 😉 My two year anniversary at the practice is coming up soon, … More Not settling
I read the awesome article Bariatric Medicine: Seven Exciting Developments” by Sean Bourke MD on a flight from NYC to San Francisco last weekend. I identified with it enough feel compelled to summarize my favorite points for you all. Dr. Bourke is a bariatric doctor, meaning he works with those that are overweight or obese … More A Twinkie does not = 1.5 apples.
It is almost Wednesday and that means I get to go home to Texas for a week! I’ve been looking forward to seeing family, high school friends, and eating Tex-Mex and BBQ for months now. Today, though, was wonderful as well. I started the day off with the usual coffee and greek yogurt bowl and … More ‘duck liver mousse?’ ‘omg so much vitamin A!’
My blog is typically me putting my best face forward. I avoid complaining and revealing my negative emotions. Not because I want to fool anyone into thinking I am always happy and perfect, but because writing positive posts makes me feel more positive. I write what I want to feel or do or think, if … More How To Avoid Getting Depressed While Injured
Happy Independence Day everyone! Let’s take at least a minute to be appreciative of the fact that we live in a non-occupied territory and do not have to suffer the pain and inconveniences that come with such a life condition. Ho’kay, for today’s I have a special new recipe to debut. Please welcome Paleo Waffle … More [grain-free] cinnamon sweet potato waffles
What is paleo? The Paleolithic diet is not a “diet” in the count-every-calorie-I-hate-my-life sense. It is a lifestyle that encourages us to eat and live the way that our ancestors did for hundreds of thousands of years. The first homo sapiens appeared on earth 200,000 years ago. They hunted and gathered, slept, made shelter, and … More The Paleo Diet.
Gooood morning. Rather than pick one thing to talk about in this post, I feel like talking about some current events in bullet points… This morning I read a really interesting article from Al Jazeera about how American biotechnology corporations (basically Monsanto) are literally taking over the crop production around the world by enforcing farmers to … More Spicy chipotle pumpkin soup!
Props to me – I finally made a real dinner recipe. I blame procrastination. I have been studying for my Endocrinology midterm like a psychopath and have been desperately finding things to do to avoid starting my lab report. Sooo, I went to Trader Joes and picked up a few essentials and some cool new … More I finally made a dinner recipe!
I have been on a ridiculous ice cream kick lately. I literally just can’t get enough – I like to think that all the calcium is seeping into my bones and I am now indestructible. To put it metaphorically, ice cream is to me what creatine is to high school football players. Only any weight … More Caramelized sweet potato ice cream with toasted marshmallow swirl
This morning, I was not in the mood for any of my typical breakfasts. Eggs and toast – bleh, savory oatmeal – too hot, a protein smoothie – not filling enough, a greek yogurt bowl – lame… I wanted something new and exciting! But still satisfying, delicious, and healthy. I peered in the fridge. … More Perfect Paleo Pancakes