Category Archives: Edinburgh

An Udder Mystery

I have an exam tomorrow morning worth 18% of my final grade in the Farm Animal course. Clearly, this is the time for me to sit down and update the blog I’ve neglected since JULY. But, I need a study … Continue reading

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Oh Such Trials and Tribulations

Being a vet student isn’t easy. Pretty much my home life revolves around this corner of my flat, except, of course, when I decide to play it “fast and loose” and bring my studies to the sofa or….even the bedroom! … Continue reading

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Whoa There, Cupid!

Sorry I haven’t been keeping up with the blog! Promise to try harder! Currently, I’m in a state of slight crisis (is this surprising to anyone?). Basically, here’s the storm of struggles in my life: 1. Spelling. I am trying … Continue reading

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Short Notes on Turning 30

Before our first vet school exam, the teachers gave us some example questions to help direct our studies. One of the questions was, “Write short notes on the tongue.” I remember this exact question because I remember thinking, “Short notes? … Continue reading

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Adventures in a Clown Car

“Errr, ummm stay on the left! Your left! The other left! Left! Left! Left!” I shrieked in horror as I realized I’d entered a roundabout going the wrong way. Upon accepting that it was to late to do anything but … Continue reading

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It Just Gets Different

Was it April 28th or April 29th? I signed all the forms. I had the date carved in stone. Why can’t I remember? Who forgets the day their father died? I woke up this morning thinking of my Dad, and … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO VOMITING IN VET SCHOOL

Initially, I was overwhelmed by the warm softness of it all. Even through two gloves, I was keenly aware of just how squishy everything felt.  Blindly moving my fingers through the warmth and the squish, I felt lost. Everything was … Continue reading

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I Have To Pay 50 Pounds So I Don’t Get Deported

I’m on hold with the Edinburgh City Counsel. I’ll probably get this whole post written before anyone answers. But I’ll wait patiently as I need to pay a fine so I don’t end up in Scottish prison and Huckleberry doesn’t … Continue reading

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At Times, Shows Questionable Judgment

Growing up, my mom would often look at me quizzically and say, “Do you just not think sometimes, honey?” Let me tell you, there is no right answer to that question, as usually, it was immediately preceded by a slight … Continue reading

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Wait, You Can’t Eat Lederhosen?!

So, I didn’t fall off the edge of the earth or run out of stranger-than-fiction true stories of my life to share with you, I just ran out of hours in the day. Literally. I think Scotland is down to … Continue reading

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