One day a couple months ago, my two and a half year old looked me right in the eye and said, “Mommy, I’m happy to see you”. I felt my heart skip a beat, and warmth and joy consumed my entire body. What a pure and simple statement; so heartfelt, honest, and genuine. So unencumbered by anything else: no strings, no grudges, no passive aggressive nuances. Just here, now, “I …

It’s that time again… moving time! July 1st just passed, and med school orientation is right around the corner. Not to mention the new jobs that come at the end of training (at least I’ve heard that’s what happens at the end of training… you get to PICK a job?? And then they pay you MORE than we make right now??) We are currently three medical moves in with at …

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Does anyone else have moments, perhaps even really long moments, when it feels like all the characteristics you once valued in yourself have since disappeared? I used to feel efficient. I’d plan ahead, do my errands strategically, and know exactly where in my week I could get things done. I’d work my full time job, come home and cook dinner, take care of some things on my to-do list, get …

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Financial Advice for Medical Students The financial decisions you make now as a pre-med or medical student may bless you with long lasting benefits or curse you with far reaching consequences. Don’t fool yourself, the choices you make now as a student can affect your ability to take that nice vacation or buy that dream home some years in the future. The smart financial decisions you make now will affect …

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Planning is underway for our 1st annual conference that has been set for Summer 2013.  We have selected Dallas, TX for the location and are currently working out dates and events.  Join us in the forums to help with planning!

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The first iMSN LoseIt 2 week challenge will be from February 11th to February 25th!  To join the iMSN LoseIt group or challenge visit the forums and ask to be added.  

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I have wanted to write another article for this network for quite some time. Initially, there were bits of life that required a great deal of my attention, leaving little left for any other pursuits. More recently, though, I have found myself with the time, energy, and even brain space to write, but I have struggled with what I might say. I have no major complaints, no new insights, no …

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A businessman often entertained clients by taking them out to dinner at gourmet restaurants. When he was travelling, he often relied on fast food chains for his meals. He knew this was an unhealthy lifestyle, but it really hit home when he went to his annual physical exam, and his doctor told him his cholesterol was far too high and he was at risk for diabetes due to his weight. …

While this has been a popular topic in the home decorating world for some time, most of the time the suggestions include bringing in greenery and outdoor elements into the home. I would like to concentrate on the benefits of outdoor furniture and décor when used indoors. Outdoor furniture and décor has been designed with durability in mind. If these items can withstand rain, wind and sun, then they should …

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Medical Monday’s Blog Hop Is Here!!!! Time to link up your medical/med life blog! Here are the rules: Follow your co-hosts. Link up you medical/med life blog. If your blog name does not clearly state how you fit in to the med/med life world, please write a little intro or link up a specific post which clearly demonstrates your connection. Visit at least 3 other link ups! Help spread the …

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