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Sunday, 22 July 2012

Weekly Obsession: You can call her Nikki

TWO weekly obsessions in one week?? Pearl. Too much hun.
I'm sorry guys, but after you listen to this up and coming female rapper? You will UNDERSTAND why I had to post her as my weekly obsession. Her jack-hammer rhymes and sick spit game gave me all the motivation I needed to study ( and hopefully ace) my lab practical this past thursday. Believe me when I say, you will be hearing much more from this artist in the future. Who is it, you ask?
You can call her Nikki.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Weekly Obsession: This is AMAZING

                                                       You need to open this post.




                                                                       Just believe me.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

'I'M ON A BOAAAAT.."

"I'm on a boat, I'm on a boat, everybody look at me, cause I'm sailing on a boat..."  Unfortunately I am not with the Lonely Island. This boat took us to an beautiful island off the coast, where I spent the day collecting marine specimens with my Invertebrate Zoology class :)


Thursday, 5 July 2012

Blueberry-Lemon Sauce--So Good You Could Eat It by the Spoonful!

I interrupt this lazy Thursday night to bring you what just might be the most amazing, delectable, mouth-watering blueberry-licious sauce your taste buds will ever be privileged to savour. No joke. It is really that good.

Monday, 2 July 2012

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

WE HAVE A TUMBLRRRRRR

Slowly but steadily I am getting drawn into the social media mainframe! We have added Tumblr to our growing list of social media sites. I will try to keep it as up to date as this blogspot site, so feel free to follow us on Tumblr as well as Twitter
Thanks mucho guys!

http://hippocraticgirl.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/#!/GirlHippocratic

The Hippocratic Oath

Ever wondered about the words to the ORIGINAL Hippocratic Oath? Posted are the original oath in all it's romanticism, and the modified modern version. Talk about motivation! One day, I WILL say these words...will you?

Monday, 25 June 2012

DIY Monday: Because I was too lazy to do last Thursday or Tuesday

Okay guys, seriously, I PROMISE I will get back to DIY THURSDAY! I have just been swamped in work lately, so I barely get any time to try any crafts on Thursday afternoons :( And I would never post a craft on my page without trying it out for you guys first, just to make sure it is not a dud! Soooooo, in the spirit of the upcoming Fourth of July Celebrations, I decided to look up some sweet ways for my little brother to light up the night without burning the house down by using fireworks! This is what I  found:

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Med School Profile: Rush College of Medicine

That Which Makes You Fat: Ghrelin the Gremlin

Have you ever felt like just eating and eating and eating...and eating for no particular reason? You are not hungry, not depressed, not anxious, you just want to eat. And so you do. Until your stomach swells up like a scared puffer fish. And then afterwards, you sit back and contemplate why the heck you just ate so much (and maybe cry a little bit at the thought of how much gym time it'll will cost you to make up.) I am here to tell you: there's a reason for that.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Med School Profile: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Vitamin Profile: Bromelain

By now, most readers have probably deduced that I am pretty obsessed with my health. I know it sounds crazy, but I am one of those people who actually ENJOY working out at the gym (permission to internet-slap me, granted). I love the feeling of accomplishment I experience after completing a particularly grueling workout; and the endorphin rush doesn't much hurt my mentality either.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Motivation From My Favorite Author

Read this quote from my favorite author, Paolo Coehlo, while scrolling through Facebook. Hope it motivates you as much as it did me!



Monday, 18 June 2012

"There are no more possible moves"--- Solitary Medicine

      Well world, after being b**ch slapped around a few times by reality, I have come to the perplexing conclusion that all my experiences in the world of medicine can pretty aptly be summed up in the message of a failed solitaire game.

Saturday, 9 June 2012

I can't believe it's good for me!--Eight Good Reasons to Grab A Chocolate Bar

As if the world really needs another reason to grab a chocolate bar, (other than the fact that they are inherently delicious of course). As I mentioned in an earlier entry, Hypervitaminosis S: for Stupid, chocolate is one of my (many) guilty pleasures. I won't try to offer any excuses: my infatuation with the stuff is borderline unearthly. But hey, in the words of Igor in Young Frankenstein: "It could be worse."

Thursday, 7 June 2012

The View from Saturday--Sally Gap and the Wicklow Mountain Range



Spent a rainy Irish Saturday trailing the Wicklow Mountains and exploring Sally Gap, the film site of P.S. I Love You! Also visited the Glendalough area, and Avoca. It was raining cats and dogs outside, but my tour guide Joe  of  Coach Tours of Ireland definitely kept the sunshine with us throughout the day

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

DIY Tuesday: Because I couldn't wait till Thursday!



Okay guys, it's summer weather, and lately I've been a little obsessed with shorts.

You want to go into medicine...you sure about that?

Girl--"OMG, how much do you hate inorganic chemistry? I don't even want to THINK about having to take Organic Chemistry with Dr. ---- next semester...seriously, I don't even know why I am taking this class hahahah I actually hate science!"
Pearl-- "oh yeah? well..I mean inorganic isn't a prerequisite for most degrees..why don't you just talk to you advisor? I am sure he can get you put in another class: it's still early enough to switch."
Girl--"oh naw that's cool. I have to take it eventually cause I'm going premed, so I figure I'll just get it over with now!"
....
WTF.
There are so many things wrong with that scenario.

Monday, 4 June 2012

My June Bank Holiday.....in Picture Form!



                                                           

Saturday, 2 June 2012

Thought for the day..answers?

Answers? I know what mine would be :)


The View From Saturday--St Stephen's Green, Dublin.


Spent my Saturday immersed in beauty in St. Stephen's Green. Truly needed a break from the stress of this internship search, and as per usual, Stephen's Green did not disappoint--



Food for Thought: Lemon and White Chocolate souffle

It is a well-known fact that in order to maintain proper functioning, the brain needs a healthy food supply...which is why I think baking/ cooking is the most EXCELLENT excuse for a study break!

Hypervitaminosis S: for Stupid

So here is the list of the benefits provided by various vitamins,

Friday, 1 June 2012

Hypervitaminosis S: for Stupid



Anyone who knows me (well enough) knows that there are three things in the world that you should NEVER leave me alone with: 1) anything chocolate (it's pretty much a guarantee that it wont be there when you get back)  ; 2) Swedish fish ( I'll only take the red ones.... promise...);  3) anything, and I mean ANYTHING gummy.