Monday, September 20, 2010

the home stretch

GREAT NEWS! I've officially finished exam 3 of 4 of my ridiculous anatomy course you have all been hearing so many complaints about. im in the middle of what is affectionately known as "med school hell week" in which we've had 4 exams, a practical and 2 patient encounters" I've still got one exam Friday a pt encounter Wednesday and another exam next Tuesday, so I'm not done but I'm through the worst of the exam. while excited I pretty much feel like this
But its okay because the end is in sight!

In wedding news, We've officially got our photographer booked and are getting our real engagement pictures taken October 2. Im really excited, she is super sweet and I love her work!  Im looking forward to taking a break from school to enjoy being engaged and doing some wedding stuff for a weekend. We've also got a meeting with our DJ that same weekend, so it'll be busy but I'll have tons of updates to share.

and as a treat for your Monday and those of you who hate Mondays I've got a funny story for you that proves what nerves can make you do. During my patient encounter last week I was so nervous that when the girl next to me walked into her patient room and introduced herself i listened and then when i walked into my room i accidentally introduced myself as "student doctor her last name" that's right folks, i got my name wrong, however, I recovered gracefully by saying "oh Im sorry, im getting married and that's going to be my new last name" while this was a little but of white lie seeing as the last name i used is nothing close to Mr. Coastie's last name, the patient believed me and thought that it was endearing, which made me look a little less like an idiot...... ha ha Goal for this weeks encounter, remember my last name!



Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Ms Doctor's instruments

Okay so I know i mentioned it in the last post, but my picture was not nearly adequate . im hoping to get it engraved in a few weeks wen i go home to Tallahassee. the good news is my initials now are the same initials I'll have after i get married so what to engrave isnt a big decisions (for those of you that dont know im actually only changing 2 letters in my last to get to my new married name... which means in introducing myself post wedding im sue to have lots of slips to my maiden name) anyways without further ado here is a fabulous picture of the thing that will hang around my neck for the next 10 years or so (or longer if i dont lose it)
 its so pretty, i keep staring at it. i cant help it

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Not Laboring on Labor day (aka: a much needed break)

So here we are officially on the other side of labor day weekend. I guess that means were not allowed to wear white anymore right? This summer definitely flew by and I can believe its September already! This year is zooming past. And this Saturday marks the 9th months to go mark in the wedding countdown! we're in single digits, that's big time!

I was lucky enough to have Mr. Coastie down with me for 6 whole days over the last week, it was such a nice break and I loved having him here. My roommate also loved it seeing as he took out the trash and cleaned our kitchen while we were at school, not to mention they watched 5 episodes of Star wars over the last 3 days (mean while i studied cause Star wars doesnt really float my boat). In anycase we had a blast, he got to meet all my friends down here and we went to the beach and went to Myakka state park and stalked some awesome alligators and had a really amazing date night at a restaurant right on the ocean. It was such a good get away from the stress and hectic life that I've had over the last few days. here a few shots from the weekend.


Mr. Coastie Left this morning and I was incredibly sad as usual, but its time to get back to life after a great break. And awaiting for me when I arrived home from school was this baby:


In my opinion, nothing can cheer a girl up quite like her very first brand new stethoscope arriving in the mail. :)

And now its time to get back to the grind, ive got this many notecards to learn tonight: