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End of week 4.

It was a good week at work, but I felt a little disconnected from my health goals. I had a lot of school work (I finished my last public health … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

End of week 3: Rest days are necessary

This past week was very busy. Started my new clinical rotation (Family Medicine), and the pace is quick with long hours. Given that I began the week dehydrated & worn … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

I love WOD

Finding this section of the gym has made me so happy. I kind of went overboard tonight. My shoulders are already sore, the delayed onset muscle aches are gonna be … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saving lives & Lifting heavy things

Today was a great one. My preceptor at the Family Med rotation is a great teacher. I’m grateful to be practicing my clinical skills & that patients are so receptive … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Back at the gym

Had a bout of gastroenteritis, & couldn’t get to the gym for 2 days. Today was also my 1st day at my new rotation so I didn’t want to completely … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Breaking up with my scale

I did something pretty stupid. I weighed myself a few days ago, and have been obsessively checking the scale since. And now I feel terrible. For the most part I’ve … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

End of week 2: Be kind to yourself

This week was rough for me. I stepped up the intensity, and might have pushed myself too far too soon. From Wednesday to Friday I was exhausted (read: needed 2 … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 1 Comment