Monday, July 28, 2008

100 Post Celebration

So this is my 100th post. And I figured instead of a regular post about music or social life or the rare medical post, I'd post a video.

Now, this is a video of me eating some Cheese Balls. And I have a glass milk. Also, I think I do a pretty good job of putting on a show for you all. I dropped the first one, so that wasn't awesome. But I caught a good few.

Yay for post 100 and yay for Costco-sized barrels of round cheesy poofy snacks! On with the video!


video

I do think, looking back, that maybe I should've used a real camera instead of a camera phone camera. Also: I should've eaten 100! That would've been awesome and a feat worth accomplishing!

So sorry for the horrible video quality. I really should get a real camera.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Talk about a social step backwards.

This was on MSN News this morning. I think it's a huge step backwards socially. I mean, sure, there are times where it would be handy to call straight to someone's voicemail. But in the way that they suggest in this article? Very tacky if you ask me. Like a vocal text message. <Rant Coming> Which are also slowly killing our social communication skills, by the way. I mean, sure, sometimes, you just can't be on the phone, and text messages are handy for subtle communication, but what's wrong with calling a friend up on the phone?? Nothing that I can see. But of course no one does that anymore because of "texting". <End of Rant>

Dump Your Lover Directly on Voicemail

"Everybody has gone through the scenario where they've called somebody and just
hoped they got voice mail so they didn't have to have a conversation,"


Certain things should be dealt with face to face. Not on the phone, and definetly not through such cowardly means.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

My Playlist

Here are some awesome songs that I think you guys should check out!

1. Johanna (Shut Up)- Dan Balan (AKA Crazy Loop)



2. Mama Mia - Meryl Streep (Mama Mia Movie Soundtrack Version)



3. SOS- Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan (from mama mia)



4. SOS- Akcent (not the mama mia version)



5. Our Last Summer- Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth



6. Playback Song- Marius Nedelcu (and pretty much every other song in his new album)



And those are my top 6 songs right now. Still hooked on my Un-official Theme Song, but I already embedded the video for that in my last post, so watch it again if you want.

Friday, July 18, 2008

My (unofficial) Theme Song

I think everyone needs a theme song. I really do. I'm a firm believer in the "soundtrack of life". Everyone has different songs on theirs, and everyone has all kinds of different genres of music representing them.

I found my theme song today. The one that I hear and say: That's me!

Now, I know you all probably think that that's pretty weird. Well it's about to get weirder.


Why?

Because I actually like to pretend that that song really was made just for me! I mean, come on! My name is in it! You'll be convinced it's made for me when you hear it as well.

The guy who sings this song is Marius Nedelcu. He was in my favorite Romanian boy band Akcent. Now he's out on his own. Some of you might remember my post about him leaving to make his own solo album.

And I like to pretend that THAT POST is the reason that he wrote me this song. Logical, right?



And now that you are all thoroughly weirded out by my wild imagination, let me tell you that I know I watch too many movies. I watch too many chick flicks. I daydream way too much. But I enjoy myself while doing it!

Edit: Someone finally uploaded it onto Youtube, so I just embedded the video to save you some trouble.

(Un)-Official Medi-Medi-Mary Theme Song: "Doctor Mary" by Marius Nedelcu

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Finally

. . . My dad has a job.

In Macon, GA. Of course, I'll be staying here in Greenville for awhile, but I hope that I can eventually move down there with him.

This is making me look at different medical schools down there, of course. GA has a very nice selection of medical schools.

First of all, Mercer University School of Medicine, which is in Macon, and therefore would be the closest one to home. Also, Daddy went to Mercer University to get his degree in whatever he has a degree in. (sorry dad, I don't really pay attention to those sorts of things.) I'd finally be able to wear that old shirt of his and be showing my school spirit at the same time!

Second- Emory University School of Medicine. I've heard good things about this one. Very good things. It looks like it is the largest one with 11,098 students (fte '02).

Third- Medical College of Georgia. I must admit, I haven't ever heard of this one. Doesn't look like it's as big as Emory or as picky as Morehouse.

Fourth- Morehouse School of Medicine. They love accepting minorities and women. I have at least one of those attributes, right? This is the smallest one with only 219 students (fte '02).

I don't really know, without doing more research which one I'd choose. I might not even go to medical school in GA. It's just a thought.

posi+ives to Med School in GA:
  • In-State tuition
  • I used to live in GA, and I would love to live there again!
  • I know have a nurse friend who works at one of the hospitals in Atl.
  • I wouldn't be in an unfamiliar environment.
  • The Atlanta Temple is so beautiful and being closer would give me more of an opportunity to stop by.

Negatives?

  • It's fricking hot down there!
  • The family would only be a short drive away.
  • My Crazy, blogslacking speed-demon cousin would be down there making the roads more dangerous.
  • They're horrible drivers anyway down there.
  • The Jeff Foxworthy radio show might accidentally find it's way to my ears.

So anyway, that's what's going on lately. What I'm thinking about and what's happening around here. Still haven't gotten my acceptance/rejection letter from BYU-Idaho. I just today mailed in that application for the made-for-me job up at the hospital. (With my credentials, I'm a shoe-in. Let's just hope they see it that way as well.)

On a side note- my hair looks very nice today. I wish you all could see it.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

My bee's wax. All up in here.

Golly I'm tired. I've been running around all month doing this or that. I'm trying to get a job, keep up with the multiple internet things, and enjoy life at the same time.

It seems that I'm missing out on some random chats with my peeps! That's distressing. Someone needs to text me or call me to let me know about these things. I should really be more aware of the goings-on around here. But here is what I have been up to as of late and what I'm going to be doing for awhile:

This month:

1st- Helping a friend move from one apartment to another. Totally sore muscles.

4th-Fireworks and Cookout with another family. 19 people total from our house, and probably a little less than 15 from the rest of the cul-du-sac.

5th- Hiking from 5am-3pm (more totally sore muscles)

10th- Six Flags over GA. Was awesome. (even more soreness)

11th- Dance 10pm-midnight

12th- Water activity at church! Played volleyball against dad. (Way bruised arms!)

13th (today) Church followed by chilling with my church group at Jenna's house.

14th- Family night. Followed by me going over to a friend's house to get details about dog/house-sitting thu-sat.

16th- Church class @ 7pm

17th- Rock climbing at the local sports club with some buddies around 5pm. (also dogsitting)

18th- Seeing a movie with some pals. Batman Begins!! Probably around 7. (also dogsitting)

19th- Lake Day! Boating and jetskiing and all sorts of fun. (last day of dogsitting!)

20th- probably the same as the previous sunday.

21st- Cliff Diving.

Keep in mind that all of this is happening while trying to find a job, waiting for my letter of acceptance (or rejection) to BYU Idaho, helping my mom with random childcare gigs, doing random childcare gigs of my own, wondering why I don't have a boyfriend, and trying to learn a language for no good reason other than there's a couple of cute guys who speak it.

(if you've gotten this far, congratulations. Especially if you managed to keep focused through that slightly rant-ey paragraph)

The list was partly for you all to see how awesome my life is, partly so that you can see why I've been so busy, and partly because I need to write it all down to remember.

Anyway, this is me promising another post soon. I have something interesting that I want to talk about. (well. . . I'll find something interesting at least.)

But I feel awesome, and all the soreness from all the activities has gone away so far, and as long as I'm busy, I'm happy. So thank you all for sticking with it!

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Just a photo-dump

Just putting up some pictures I took with my phone!
Enjoy!



Momma got this for me. My very own Doctor Kit! Now I can be Patch Adams! :D





















This Diet Coke was on sale, so mom got 8 12 packs. Don't you be jealous, Dr. A!


















One of my favorite Study Skulls. We had to memorize tons of things. It's sitting on the list of terms so that I can't cheat!



















When I was giving blood. In case you haven't heard, I am a world record bleeder. On this, my third time giving blood, I bled in 6 minutes! Last time it took around 10. And I had to get poked in both arms before they found a vein! I'm getting better at this!




















Yes, Yes it does.