Spray butter on your nails?!?!

So you may be wondering “Johnna, why are you spraying your hands with Pam Butter spray?”. No, this isn’t an ad (although I could probably use the extra cash right about now, grad school is not cheap), but it is a nail polish hack that I recently discovered.

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Time is (not) of the essence.

I have been thinking a lot about time. Time in general, my physical timeline, my career timeline, etc, etc. As a twenty-four year old female still in (graduate) school full-time, I can be honest and say that it has honestly been a bit of a struggle this past year as I watch all of my friends move on with their lives. And it is frustrating. But again, I have to remind myself that I did choose a 6.5  year doctoral program. That I chose a profession that I dearly love already and it is only a matter of time before I start my adventure as a ‘real adult’.

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We all deserve a little time away…

I am super new to this blogging thing, like two weeks new. But let’s sum up my last month shall we? I was going through some personal things, I finished my ten weeks at my (absolute favorite) clinical rotation, and the stress and anxiety about the impending doom, er, I mean post-grad life later this winter is beginning to loom on the horizon.

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Advice to the college freshman.

It is has been six (six!) long years since I found myself crying as I walked back to my residence hall at the end of freshmen move in day at college because my parents were leaving. Continue reading “Advice to the college freshman.”

I won’t be easy to love. We all say that. I have endured illusions of love, so I am not sure how to believe whether or not love is really present. Do I believe that is exists? Yes, without a doubt. I love to love. But I’m tired of hurting because of it. I’m tired of feeling my heart break into a thousand pieces and feeling so weak because I feel that I cannot pick myself up and move on with life after I had loved with all my heart, but was tossed aside like nothing.

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A day of wine & chocolate.

If there is anything I love, it is a good glass of sweet wine. Add in a slice or two of cheese and some dark chocolate and, oh baby, am I there. So it was no surprise that I came across an awesome deal online and decided to jump at the awesome price that came along with a VIP tour and wine tasting.

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