A healthy 28 year old female presents to the clinic today complaining of non-radiating ankle pain with a rapid onset 3 days ago. The pain is a 6/10 and occurs when transitioning weight to the ball of her foot while walking. The pain is constant while walking but cannot be brought on by palpation. She… More Can you solve the medical mystery?
Making career decisions can be really tough. From childhood through college graduation, everyone wants to know what you are going to do with your life. Some people, a lucky few, know from the get-go what they want to do. Most of us, however, need a bit more time and exploration to figure that out. A few of… More How to determine if medical or grad school is right for you.
Hi all! I recently got back from a business trip to India. It was my first travel for business purposes, and it was such a positive experience. I felt like I got to know the people of India and culture better through business travel and the daily interaction than I may have if I had just… More Night Shift Nutrition Tips
When I sit down to write a post nowadays (yes, meaning 3-4x per year), I first think about what it is I am trying to accomplish. The original intent of my blog was to empower people through nutrition education. While that is still my intent, the way in which I do so has changed. Before,… More The origins of action, and an exercise in self awareness
Hi everyone! Times have been wild since I have last written. I have been working at the same primary care medical practice, went backpacking solo through Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru, completed a part time post-bachelors program, and have been experimenting with some other projects and goals. ;) My two year anniversary at the practice is coming up soon,… More Not settling
Hello readers and friends! It has been over a year since my last post and I have MISSED you. Blogging for the medical practice that I work for and other business and creative projects has really sapped my writing-time, but I am back! At least, I am going to try. :) Today, I want to… More How much protein do you really need?
I am no longer personal training, but I did put in about 5 months at a large commercial gym chain that most everyone has heard of. I went in excited to help people get stronger and fitter and ended up looking forward to leaving the job, as it wasn’t what I had expected. At all.… More What you don’t know about personal trainers