On being loud and Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Banana Caramel

“35,000 units of heparin are in.” “1/3 of the protamine is in.” Recently, in the OR, I was jokingly told that I have a “trumpet voice,” meaning I make sure what I’m saying is heard. It’s true, I have my teacher-voice. Not the, oh why are you on the table dancing around? voice, but the … More On being loud and Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Banana Caramel

Coffee Crumb Cake

It happened, I matched! I’m going to be an anesthesiologist — well, after a year of being a medicine intern. It was ridiculously scary opening the envelope even though it makes no sense: how slowly or quickly I open it isn’t going to change the outcome, the outcome was¬†already decided. But still, I opened it … More Coffee Crumb Cake

NSVD: normal spontaneous vaginal delivery: that time when I almost passed out.

Yesterday was my post-call day. What that means is that I was “on call” or in-hospital for 24 hours prior, and I got to go home after watching 4 babies delivered in a foggy haze with judgment similar to after having 2-3 drinks, and pass on out. I’m currently on my OB/GYN rotation with 24 … More NSVD: normal spontaneous vaginal delivery: that time when I almost passed out.