Google + Hangout System for Studying

okay – yes, my four person medical school study group is full of nerds. and we are awesome. this weekend we discovered just how useful (and brilliant) Google + could be.

Today, one of the four of us is away visiting her boyfriend, I am at church (studying while my husband does some social event with his students), and the other two of us are at their individual homes.

Together, we logged onto google+, created a hangout – and held a live video study session! which is kinda awesome. Not only can we see a video of all four of us. But we can also choose to show our screen, instead of our self, when we need to discuss a particular slide or diagram.

It was truly amazing. Now we are gonna be a bit lazy this week and meet that way in the evenings too so that once we leave school (after being there for classes from 8:00 am – 4/5:00 pm) we don’t have to return in the evening for more studying. Instead we can all just use our computers from the comfort of our homes and study together πŸ˜‰

Amazing

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This is how medical school makes me feel

Saw this on pinterest this morning….

Just another big exam tomorrow. Wish me luck!

Back to the Future

–I want to get back into blogging.–

I was talking to a classmate the other day, about how I USED to be a blogger. I used to blog about crafts and exercise, but since med school started, I hardly craft or exercise, so I have mostly quit blogging.

I had a really rough start here, to be totally honest. I wasn’t prepared for the academic load and I couldnt quite get into adequate study habits. I was slow to reach out for help and my academic performance was really taking a toll on my emotional status, which in turn further damaged my academic performance. But I think, for the first time, I am finally getting back on track.

I dyed and cut my hair and have refocused my thoughts into positive energy. I found a professor who is also NOT a visual learner who was extremely enthusiastic and determined to help me succeed in both Anatomy and Histology, the two courses I am currently struggling with the most. And? I am getting back into both crafts and exercise. And I am asking YOUR help to do them!

–Join Me in My Exercises–

I am starting an exclusive exercise group to begin after Thanksgiving. For 30 days, we are gonna take control of our lives through healthy eating and exercise. My only rules are you must commit to following your exercise program, and you must drink shakeology every day. Leave me a comment or visit my exercise blog if you want more information!Β The first five people to be officially enrolled get to join MY group. I hope you join me!

–As for crafting?–

I finally finished the baby blanket I was working on for my nephew that was born in August. Isn’t he adorable?

And I have pulled back out the yarn to make these two socks at the same time (I had to start it over because the socks were way too large, luckily the pattern had adjustments for small feet) and I am crocheting a hat for my cousins friend.

It’s about time I get back to my future.


If you were gonna make a change for the better, what would it be?