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First year of PA school is officially over!
“I’m glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again” And this is exactly how i feel.
It was a rough year but I made it
sane alive. Now it’s 3 weeks of orientation and on to clinical year to start seeing some real patients. The thought makes me excited but extremely nauseous and overwhelmed.
So far I’m just enjoying what’s left of my vacation which is about 2 days since I start back up on Monday womp womp
At least my vacation was a nice one. I went to Key West with the boyfriend and met up with some friends for drinks and noms.
The fabulous view from the hotel pool, Belgium waffle from Doc’s Diner, and a delicious slushy from Fat Tuesday’s
Fried conch, rum runner, The Champ, and us having a great time
Sad to come back to reality especially knowing how far away my next break is but it’ll all be over soon
**Where was your last vacation?
Finally taking a little breather after countless weeks of nonstop studying in my
cave room and a few mini mental breakdowns along the way. Needless to say, I survived my second semester in one piece and there’s only one more semester keeping me from interacting with real patients in the REAL world. No amount of book reading can ever prepare you for what you’ll see in the hospitals and clinics, so to say I’m a teensy bit nervous is to be putting it mildy. I’m already having slight panic attacks from time to time.
Unfortunately there’s only one week of vacation before starting Summer semester which is shorter (yay) but that also means more work, exams, and less of a life. So far I’ve learned how to intubate a
patient model, take out blood, suture, do a pap smear, and perform a prostate exam. The last two were on real professional patients, trust me it’s not as bad as it sounds lol
Ok so enough with school and on to the eats!
My delish waffle breakki with chopped nanners drizzled with syrup
These are some other eats from the past few months
Can never get enough sushi
Beautiful sunset watching with the boyfriend
And of course another drink or should I say bucket
And my night topper…
Snickers ice cream with a vanilla
cookie half eaten cookie
So how was everyone’s Cinco de Mayo? I went to Cancun Grill and danced my butt off with my friends
Mondays feel just like Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays when you have no job and no school I woke up at my leisure which was about
8am 9am and decided to make some oats (yes, yet again) 😉 The day I stop making oats will be the end of me.
Today, I was feeling like a honey day and I seriously need to get to the grocery store and buy some Honey Nut Cheerios. I get these super random cravings that I cannot get rid off unless I grocery shop. When you’re an avid foodie,you don’t get cravings for accessory items just food 😛
So I give you my little humble breakfast: Honey Nut Oats
Yes it was even tastier than it looks. I’ve had mini Teddy Grahams for like 2 weeks and kept forgetting to use them! How wrong. Never again will my Teddies go uneaten. I wish they were Teddy’s from Whole Foods like Heather has 😦 I will be on the hunt for those.
Today was another beautiful day and I couldn’t wait for a good workout
Weight lifting days are seriously the best.
Bench press: 65 lbs (killed me) I seriously need to start getting over my embarrassment and ask for a spotter or I’m going to get killed. My arms were trembling on my last set. I had never gone up so much in weight by myself.
Leg Press: 210 lbs. Went down 10 lbs but I was able to go lower and get more of a leg burn
Lunges: 50 lbs (omgggggg wind knocker!!) These puppies will literally make you sweat.
Lat pulldowns: 87 lbs. Ok not going to lie, I did like 4 out of my 8 because my bench press tired my arms out way too much.
I always see such interesting things at the gym. Guys that rack up the pounds then only do their exercises half way. Such fail and muscle wasting potential.
And for dessert?
Greek yogurt, cinnamon, strawberries, almond butter, and a waffle toasted to perfection. Yes it was light and delightful 🙂
So today was my first day cutting off sorbitol. So far my tummy is happy but I can’t be singing my praises so fast. I am still consuming splenda so for now it’s just sorbitol. I almost ate a sugar free cookie that had some in it! Eek must read ingredients in everythinggg.
I’m also listening to these audio books on IBS. It’s based on hypnotherapy which incorporates very soothing music and puts me in a tranquil state. It’s great for relaxation.
Hope everyone is having a great Monday, I’m in the midst of watching Gossip Girl. Love it! 😀
Love love love it! Good Morning! 😀
So far it has been a sunny beautiful weekend. Saturday was a fairly relaxing day so I decided to walk at the park. As much as I would love to say that I jogged, it would only be a lie. Five continuous minutes of running hardly constitutes going out for a jog 😉 But either way, I got some cardio in and rather than spending it inside a gym I partook in the fab Miami weather.
Breakfast was….Yes but of course oats!
I don’t know about you guys but for me breakfast just sets my mood for the day. I go to bed thinking about what treat I will enjoy the next morning. Eating healthy has taught me the true value of taste and to really savor food. I enjoy the little things and would much rather cook up some oatmeal at home than go out and buy breakfast at any fast food joint.
Saturday night I hung out with my friends and ended up at a late night Dennys. I just had some coffee since I had already eaten. And yes black with no cream!! Eek I must be insane!!! 😉
Sunday was an equally beautiful day and my mid day snack was filled with pure awesomeness.
Ok why have I never chopped a waffle into my Fage before?! It was so delicious. Just some greek yogurt, blueberries, strawberries, cinnamon, splenda, and two sugar free vanilla wafer cookies.
Hope you all had a great weekend!
Unfortunately my sleep was not exactly uninterrupted this morning. I planned on getting blood work done in the at the crack of dawn because the diagnostic center where I go gets overpopulated with people after like 8am. The plan was to wake up at 7am and I did, but only because some random person decided to call my cell phone with a wrong number. Pretty convenient for me although I would have preferred sleeping in a bit more. The blood work was quick and painless just the way I like it, and before I knew it I was home and back under the covers. I already had in mind what I wanted for breakfast from last night but then I changed it in the midst of my sleep to do baked oatmeal. Unfortunately, by the time I woke up at 10 I was in no mood to wait for food so I stuck with my original plan 😉
I’m definitely happy with my decision. Breakfast did not let me down! I toasted up a low fat eggo with some cinnamon bananas and almond butter. I also had a bowl of Kashi with yogurt and fruits (there’s yogurt under there I promise). Everything was great except for the coffee 😦 Unfortunately I ran out of my french vanilla flavored brand and had to use a Hazelnut Cinnamon one. It wasn’t terrible but something about the taste was a bit off. I might have made it too strong. Definitely must go back to Publix and buy more of that other coffee, it’s so delicious especially with the fat free creamer.
It’s starting to feel like I’m living in Miami again. The temperature is starting to heat up. These last few days had been pretty chilly but today was like 80° and it was hot! I fixed up some school registration forms and headed to the gym for a cardio workout. It was only 20 minutes long but I worked up a sweat! By the time I got home I was starving for lunch.
Pasta will always be one of my favorite dishes. There’s just something about it that makes my taste buds tingle. While the Ronzoni noodles were cooking I started making a boca burger for protein. I chopped it up and added the already cooked pasta to the pot with the burger. Last I added Kraft Light Alfredo Sauce. Omg it was amazing but the Parmesan cheese topping really finished the job 😉 Happy tummy
Now for an episode of Top Chef 😉