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Biochemista

Washington, District of Columbia
I'm a girly-girl working towars my PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, while learning to balance the other important areas of my life: health, love, fitness, and a social life in Washington, DC. Check out my blog and say hi :-) -Lauren
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Annapolis Half Marathon by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was an absolutely wonderful day. Seth and I woke at a frightening chipper 5:15am and hit the road for the inaugural Annapolis Half Marathon. Annapolis is a special ... Read on »
Fall is for....RUNNING! by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi everyone, just a quick hello to say that 1) Yes, I'm still alive and 2) October was a crazyyyy month! As you know I started a new fellowship (which I'm loving), got ac ... Read on »
Ready, set, GO! by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whoa, what a busy week! On my checklist:  Found a new apartment (we move Nov 1st), ran the Army 10-miler, and got crackalackin at my fellowship. Now that overnight shifts ar ... Read on »
New Beginnings by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ahhhh, a whole week off before I begin my fellowship . I am refreshed. Last weekend my parents visited us in the District and I joined them for a trip back to New Hampshire ... Read on »
Weight loss and your PCP by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 2/3 of Americans are overweight Over 1/3 are obese No state has met the nation's 2010 Healthy People goal of l ... Read on »
Feels like fall by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Almost overnight, Fall happened. When Hurricane Irene departed, I think she took the warm September nights with her. I'm okay with it though - I welcome less humidity, mosqu ... Read on »
Bad timing by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ugh. Not now. Please....... As it turns out, I've got myself quite the cold. I've been laying low for the last two days and trying my best ... Read on »
News news news by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How was your weekend? Mine was bueno - did some reading and worked both Saturday and Sunday - but I am 100% okay with that. More on that in a sec... First, some h ... Read on »
Holding on to summer by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was a lovely day off. I work the next 4 days (two 13 hour shifts and two 9 hour shifts) so today was greatly appreciated. I started my day with the typical two beverag ... Read on »
Wedding weekend(s) by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, last weekend marked weekend #4 (in a row!) for wedding related activities. I've been to Myrtle Beach and Foxwoods for Bachelorette parties followed by New Hampshire an ... Read on »
Say, what? by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can I ask you a question? How is it already September 6th? How did that happen? Realizing the precious sunlight is quickly coming to end, I've been squeezing extra ... Read on »
I'm still here by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I promise I haven't completely disappeared. I've been spending some time here...   A lot of time here... (Our home in South Carolina) Quite a few nights here ... Read on »
7 ways to fight veggie boredom by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Eat more fruit & veggies" is something I'd argue we all know is good for us. Whether your a health food nut or newbie to the game, sometimes increasing your vitamin-packed ... Read on »
DNA sequencing: Today by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In 2003, 10 years after the Human Genome Project was started, the entire human genome was sequenced. This means the DNA letter code (letters A, T, C, G arranged in a particu ... Read on »
The Great Fundraising Act by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "You have cancer" is something no one wants to hear. Especially when you're 25 years old. Meet Susan , an amazing girl and blogger, diagnosed with lymphoma. Please check ... Read on »
Hydration station by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How hot is it lately? I'm pretty sure almost everyone in the United States is experiencing some type of heat wave. Here in The District, it's hot and HUMID. Looking back to ... Read on »
The Parva by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week a group of my friends and I headed over to The Parva , a brand new Latin fusion restaurant (columbian, peruvian, and argentinian cuisine) in Bethesda, MD. ... Read on »
Summer snacking by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Who says summer snacking has to be unhealthy? I for one, enjoy chilled fresh snacks during the warmer months. Sorry Georgetown Cupcake , you have nothing on fresh cut fr ... Read on »
Summer runnin' had me a blast... by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Summer lovin' runnin' happened so fast.... Read on »
Buh-bye, South Carolina. by Biochemista Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, that was one incredible week in Myrtle Beach! Sidenote: Did you see my recent post on current smoking statistics and the new required packaging? Please leave your op ... Read on »