Weekend Wrap Up 7.21.17

My typical Friday or Saturday post is an overview of the week's more interesting news stories. Whether they be about a novel healthcare gadget, the recounting of a medical miracle, or simply a must-know healthcare news report, I enjoy keeping up with the latest health happenings. Recently, however, work has been a little crazy and I just can't bring myself to read or listen to the news after a long day. So, today I'm mixing things up. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 6.16.17

Woot woot! The weekend is almost here. I've got the Friday blahs, however, as a result of some early mornings along with dreary weather here in Nashville. Some days it's just so hard to get out of bed, right?! So, I'm excited for a weekend of lounging at home - with a few social commitments here and there. It's not a weekend without brunch, after all. What are you up to this weekend? If you've got some downtime, check out this week's medical news on the lighter side. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 6.2.17

Happy Friday!! It's been a while since I wrapped up the week with a healthcare news roundup. Somehow spring has gotten me out of my usual routine. But, it's time to get back in the game! It's been a busy few months here at MMU. We kicked off our second inaugural nurse practitioner residency class, brought on a new team member, and have had a little time to take in the seasonal sunshine, of course. What have you been up to? 

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Foreign Body Friday (Revisited!)

Hey, hey it's Friday! How was your week? I'm having a particularly difficult time getting motivated to finish up the work week. So, I thought a little Friday amusement was in order. If you're a nurse practitioner, chances are you've heard and seen some interesting healthcare cases in your day. And, there are no cases quite like those involving a foreign body. So, for some entertainment to get you through to the weekend, check out these X-Rays featuring non-anatomical structures. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 4.2.17

Hey, hey, it's Sunday! What are you up to this weekend? I opened my laptop yesterday to start writing this post. The draw of sand and sun, however quickly had me moving on to other activities. I'm away for a long weekend vacationing in Florida before heading off to chilly Chicago for a pharmacology conference. A weekend of restful nights, relaxing afternoons, and good eats has been exactly what I've needed after a crazy month at work. If you could use some reading material for your weekend of R&R, check out this week's medical news stories on the lite side. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 3.17.17

Happy St. Patrick's Day! How was your week? After a whirlwind of work over the past five days, I am certainly ready for a break. This weekend, I plan to take it easy and get plenty of sleep in preparation for working next week's 4 in-a-row twelve hour shifts in the emergency department. What are you up to? If you've got some downtime before celebrating this lucky holiday, wrap up your work week with these interesting medical news stories. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 3.11.17

Happy Saturday! How's your weekend shaping up? I skipped town just in time to avoid a late winter snow day in Nashville and arrived in Florida for a quick sunny getaway. I've already done my fair share of seafood eating and sun-soaking with plenty more to come over the next two days. What are you up to? If you could use some lazy day reading material, check out this week's more interesting medical news. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 2.24.17

Hey, hey, it's Friday! What are you all up to this weekend? The weather is fantastic here in Nashville this late February morning. So, I'm looking forward to some patio sitting tonight - perhaps over chips, guac and a margarita... What's getting you through the workday? If you're prematurely in weekend mode, pass the time by checking out this week's more interesting medical news. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 2.3.17

Happy (almost) weekend! I am looking forward to a lazy Saturday morning more than ever after what has seemed like a looong week. Chilly weather here in Nashville promises to make it the perfect Saturday morning to watch Netflix on the couch underneath a cozy blanket. And then, of course, there's Super Bowl Sunday to look forward to. While I'm not the biggest NFL fan around, I will obviously take full advantage of the opportunity to do some serious eating (guac, anyone?!). What's your favorite Super Bowl snack?

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Weekend Wrap Up 1.27.17

It's been a while since I posted a 'Weekend Wrap Up'. Somehow it seems my days have been blurring together, weekends like weekdays chock full of activities and obligations. So, it's time to officially (for real this time), get back into a rhythm for 2017. This weekend, chilly weather promises to keep me confined indoors so I plan to get a few odd jobs done around the house. What are you up to? If you could use some reading material over the next few days, check out this week's medical news on the lighter side. 

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