Blood and Iron

It was serendipitous that I met a woman who is studying iron levels in women as part of her PhD studies. She asked me if … Read the rest


Keep Your Cool: Surviving a Heatwave

Earlier this week, I blogged about the heatwave. Despite the fact that it gets really hot in Melbourne every year, hundreds of Aussies still suffer … Read the rest


The Road to Residency Part 1: The Visa Medical Assessment

I have officially begun actively moving towards obtaining residency.


Thank Goodness for Planned Parenthood

I had my first experience with Australian health care this week.


Australia’s Smack Down on Tobacco

I’m a former smoker. I quit about six years ago.


Using Tampons in Australia

If you are squeamish about the subject of menstruation, you should stop reading now. And possibly seek therapy.


Dangerous Australia: 12 Animals Out to Kill Me

There’s always a sequence during “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” where they show clips of the rest of the world ringing … Read the rest


How to Sleep

I have no idea. You know when you’re really excited about something and you can’t sleep the night before? I haven’t slept since July.