Hello again everyone! I am now at the time of my Thesis work where I no longer see how far into I’ve gone, but instead how much more time I have. I am analyzing how much time I have left to get any more results. I have to try to balance all this what writing… Read More Countdown to the End
Hello everyone! It has been a long time since my last post, which was at the beginning of summer. I spent my summer back in the US, catching up again with old friends and family. So let me tell you what happened! By the time I left in June I was quite homesick. I missed… Read More I’m Back!
What do you do with yourself when you find a free weeknight? Well, get together with friends and make some sushi of course! At least that’s what a few of us thought last week. You can buy all the ingredients for making your own sushi from a local grocery store, although shopping at a local… Read More Homemade Sushi
Last month I found myself sitting in class and minding my own business when all of a sudden I started to have an incredible toothache in the back of my jaw. It was my wisdom tooth pressing in as it usually would once a month or so. I had stopped being surprised by the pain… Read More Acute dentistry
This past week I had a craving to find US food here in Sweden. This was after I heard from a couple of my friends that they had Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups at one of the stores. This was my favorite candy from the US so needless to say I was very excited. I had… Read More American food in Sweden
Being in Sweden is one of the most satisfying experiences to have. There are plenty of attractions throughout the country and an abundance of culture to take part in. However, as a student, staying in Sweden can be challenging. Coming from the US everyone was under the impression that Sweden was a “more expensive” country than… Read More The cost of living in Sweden
In the middle of March I received the best news that I have gotten since I came to Sweden: I got a student room in the city. In order to continue I have to explain living situation before this. I found a room right away when I came to Sweden through the website, http://www.blockett.se. I got a… Read More Student Room – PAX
This past month, the Toxicology Master’s program was asked to start thinking about potential projects to work on. Now we wont start working on these until Fall 2013, however we are still to think about what we want to work on. We in the Tox program had a day set aside so that researchers and… Read More Master’s work
With the extra time we may have around classes, it’s important to keep myself busy. I decided to pick indoor climbing. The last time I tried to climb was when I was 10 years old. I don’t think my efforts at that time lasted more than a few days. I thought that this time I should give it… Read More Climbing
Currently in my toxicology course, along with the students from biomedicine, am taking a laboratory animal course. It is a three week course that entails a few segments. During the first week, we don’t have any classroom time however we are meant to complete an online course that will certify us to work with laboratory… Read More Science!