Chinese Food

Hong Kong was definitely a trip that is worth remembering– the people, the places, and most of all, the FOOD.  I must say that because I am a pescatarian (my diet mostly consist of seafood– I don’t eat poultry), it was pretty challenging obtaining fresh produce. Nonetheless, the food was pretty ah-may-zing!! Although we can get…

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When Life Just Becomes Too Much

We all see articles about “burnout” or patients talking about anxiety/depression/etc, but it’s so different reading and hearing these things when we actually become the patients ourselves. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I chose to dedicate this post to you all who are feeling burnt out. Honestly, I don’t know where to begin.…

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Bikini Competition Reflection: Week 1

Why do a bikini competition? Okay, let’s face it, the amount of prepping, intense planning, careful budgeting, etc. are only a few factors that would make me run away from pursuing a competition. So why in the heck would I even join one anyway? To be honest, I have always enjoyed the journey of a…

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Balancing Extracurricular Activities With School

As pre-health students, we’re often swamped with multiple activities going on in our life that we sometimes forget to take a breather, so how do we keep trudging on? Here are a few things that have helped me along the way: 1.Ranking your activities- “How is this going to help me in the long run?”…

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Eat Me Away

  There are so many thoughts of what a healthy meal or diet should be like especially when trying to achieve an ideal body shape. The misconception is that if you eat desserts, you will gain weight.– Which, that’s not necessarily the case. I’d definitely like to add on to this sentence: if eating desserts that…

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Chinese Medicine Experience

I’ve been introduced to Chinese Medicine at a young age, but have not fully grasped into the theory and practice. This summer, I was given a wonderful opportunity to be in the Traditional Chinese Medicine Department in Hong Kong. There are so many things to learn in Chinese Medicine, but I will write about some…

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Earning A Double Degree, What’s That All About?

“Whoa, so you’re earning a dual majoring in Biology and English? “How does that work out?” In this post, I’ll be sharing some common questions I usually get about earning a double degree. 1.WHY DID YOU DO IT? I actually started off majring in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and along the lines of having to…

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Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)

WHY THIS QUOTE?            Take initiative for your goals. Reflecting my time in the summer undergraduate research program has allowed me to discover the importance of using your voice. Okay, yes it sounds silly, but there’s a reason as to why I am writing this post. In our classes, we are…

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