Sleep Hygeine + Facebook Hiatus?

I was on Facebook a couple of days ago and saw a friend (who’s an M.D) mention “sleep hygeine” when another friend asked for advice about difficulty with sleeping. My Dr. friend asked a series of questions: – Do you stare at bright screens before bed? – Do you sleep with your phone – Your…

One of those days…

Disclaimer: everybody and they mama knows how much I love U of M #but Today I’m having one of those days of feeling tired of being black in white spaces. And the thought forcefully pops into my head…[what if you went to Hopkins or Georgetown or U of Houston or Princeton or Penn] … because…

Everything’s Fine!

I’ve been in the lab grinding so I haven’t had time to update! Things are well. I took my advice from the second most previous post and had an effective conversation about my frustrations and expectations in the lab. That said, I definitely think there is somewhat of a cultural difference in how labs operate…

I Almost Lost my #!&@ Today

So……. I left lab early today┬ábecause I was pissed. I had an experiment planned and the person who was supposed to be training me left half way through (without leaving me a protocol NOR letting me know they were leaving) so I literally just walked away from the program that was running because I was…

Problems in Lab? Here are some Tips!

Hey Y’all! Thanks for reaching out to me after my last post and for reading my blog. I appreciate you! A few of you shared that you’ve had similar experiences in the past and I’d like to share some tips that may help! First, let me say that all is well! I had a meeting…

Not a Great Day…

Sometimes I wish I had been a TAD bit more selective who I shared this blog with…because when I have “bad” days I want to blog about that too. And I have to censor the things that I say because… real life. But today, I’m making the executive decision to keep it 100 on this…