Please Vote for Me!

Therapydia is holding Blog Award nominations, so if you enjoy this blog, please nominate it by following the link and entering my blog under #4 “Best Student Blog.” You can copy and paste this into the field: (you don’t have to vote for other categories if you don’t have nominations for them). Thanks!

Please Vote for Me!

ptrphotoblog: Window-washers from left, Mark Errico (Captain America), Jim Zaremba (Batman), Ed Hetrick (Superman) and Rick Boloinger (Spiderman) repel down the side of Children’s Hospital Monday morning, Oct. 22, 2012 as the crew of super-clad washers from Allegheny Window Cleaning, Inc. rid the windows of the Lawrenceville hospital of grime.James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Continuing Ed. Barefoot Running Class

I hope everyone attending CSM is having a great time! I’m hoping to make it next year. In the meantime, I want to get the word out about a Continuing Education class open to all physical therapists, athletic trainers, students and other interested people: On Thursday, 2/7, Irene Davis PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB will… Continue reading Continuing Ed. Barefoot Running Class

Taking Time Off Before PT School

To cap off a week of prolific blogging, here’s a guest post I wrote for In it I talk about the challenges of taking time off before PT school and also of making PT your “second career.” Enjoy!

Taking Time Off Before PT School

New Year’s Workout Resolutions

If you’ve been to the gym this week, you’ve probably noticed that it’s more crowded than usual. But give it a few weeks, and many of the New Year’s resolution crowd will have disappeared. While it’ll be great to have the gym back at normal capacity, it’s unfortunate that many of these people will have… Continue reading New Year’s Workout Resolutions

How to Survive First Semester

I’ve seen a lot of guides for surviving PT school, so here’s mine for getting through the first semester: 1.     Surround yourself with a good support system. After spending all day with my peers, it was great to come home and be able to vent to my incredibly patient boyfriend. He also gave me lots… Continue reading How to Survive First Semester

First Semester Reflections

“So how’s school?” All semester it’s been difficult to answer this question to people not in my program or who don’t talk to me regularly. I usually answer with a succinct, “Very hard, but also very interesting.” On the one hand that doesn’t even begin to cover it, but that also kind of explains everything.… Continue reading First Semester Reflections