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EthidiumBromide Medical Student

Oncology graduate student doing biochemistry research.
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Good Luck, Lo! by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc If you don't already read Dissecting Jane , I highly suggest that you add it to your RSS reader of choice. Jane is incredibly sweet and caring, both on her blog and Twitter ... Read on »
Twenty Eight by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc On Sunday, I turned 28. It marked the end to a very disappointing, frustrating year. I set several goals for myself for 27 -- publish a first author paper, defend my d ... Read on »
Three Years by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Three years ago, at roughly 9:00pm, I was doing this: Three years ago, at roughly 9:30pm, I was doing this: Three years ago, at roughly 10:30pm, I was doing this: ... Read on »
Spring in DC by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Things have been a little down around here lately, between discussing my unhappiness with where my life is right now , my grandfather's heart attack , my mother-in-law's ch ... Read on »
Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc So many of the food blogs I follow create such labor-intensive, elaborate foods. Cooking for hour upon hour, multiple-day steps, tragic stories of one tiny mistake ruining ... Read on »
Furry Family by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc On August 9, 1997, a litter of kittens was born a few blocks away. A couple of weeks later, my parents and I wandered over to pick out our new cat. My father immediately sc ... Read on »
Brussels Sprouts Gratin by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc After spending all day cooking food for my mother-in-law, I invited our close friend (and accountant) over for dinner. Dinner was a success -- he loved the brussels sprouts ... Read on »
Recipe Ideas by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It’s time for me to turn the tables a bit and ask all of you for a little recipe help. You see, my mother-in-law is on chemotherapy for breast cancer and is currently ... Read on »
Huevos Rancheros by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have never really been much of a breakfast person. On the rare occasion that I find myself going out to brunch, I bypass all the breakfast options and head straight to lu ... Read on »
Broken Heart by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My grandfather just had a heart attack. Well, correction, my grandfather had a heart attack nearly 48 hours ago, but for reasons which I will refrain from ranting about now ... Read on »
Time Warp by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Frequently I find myself starting at my reflection in the mirror, unable to recognize myself anymore. The grey streaks of hair, the dark circles under my eyes – who is this ... Read on »
Super Sugar Cookies by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Rolled sugar cookies have long been my nemesis in the kitchen. I suspect it is because my grandmother has handed down the World's Best Gingerbread recipe, and this declarat ... Read on »
Here We Go! by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The past several days, I have received dozens of nasty, insulting comments on old blog posts. Of course, no blogger is exempt from "Anonymous" and his/her snide comments, b ... Read on »
Birthday Wishes by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The past month, my RSS reader has been full of holiday wish lists and discussions of gifts received. Tory Burch, David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, iPads, and new cars have been ... Read on »
Spicy Squash "Salad" by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The term "salad" applies here very loosely -- the original recipe off of which it is based is served on a bed of arugula, making it kind of like a salad. And the original v ... Read on »
Career Considerations by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It is no secret that I've been fairly unhappy of late with my graduate school experience. There's a lot about my lab I dislike, a lot about my research I dislike, and a lot ... Read on »
Taco Soup by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Even though I have hundreds (maybe not hundredS, but at least a hundred) recipes and photos waiting, I'm starting back up with something I made right now, and am enjoying w ... Read on »
Back in the Saddle by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My mother always taught me if you can't say anything nice, then you sure as heck better not say anything at all on the internet where it can be traced back to you, and suff ... Read on »
Relaxation by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc After a stressful, frustrating, disappointing day in lab, I am thankful for the calm stirring of a thick chocolate peanut butter batter, frustration melting away with eac ... Read on »
Water Woes by EthidiumBromide Medical Student Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As sad as I was to have to move, I figured there was at least ONE perk (well, in addition to paying $975 less per month) -- moving on up. The two previous places I've li ... Read on »