Beverages, Gastrointestinal Health, Health Tips, Wellness

Why I’m Switching from Coffee to Tea

When I was growing up my mom made coffee every morning, without fail. I'd wake up to her coffee grinder screaming as it pulverized coffee beans. I grew up mostly in her household, just her and I. So every morning I woke up smelling it. I honestly don't even remember the first time I tried… Continue reading Why I’m Switching from Coffee to Tea

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Dietetic Internship, Professionalism, Tips for Success

Five Tips for Shining During Week One of Clinical Rotations

I'm all settled into my new home in Buffalo, New York and today marks the weekend following my first official week of supervised practice hours. I am doing my clinical rotation first and was placed at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) here in Buffalo. It's crazy to think that I have only been here for… Continue reading Five Tips for Shining During Week One of Clinical Rotations

Dietetic Internship, Nutrition, Stories

The Process of Believing in Yourself: Dietetic Internship & Masters Program Acceptance

In exactly thirty-eight days I will be moving 2,567 miles away from my hometown of Sacramento, California, to Buffalo, New York for an intense eighteen month nutrition program. To become a Registered Dietitian (RD), one must complete a Bachelor of Science degree (soon to be a masters), at least 1200 practice hours of supervised, unpaid… Continue reading The Process of Believing in Yourself: Dietetic Internship & Masters Program Acceptance