Herb ID Kits are in! About 13 binders-full! My neural synapses are firing just from the thought of learning all this and applying in practice to treat diseases. I just can’t wait! As far as the safety and efficacy, these have been used clinically for 5000 years, so we good! Using what nature intended. God’s will for us. #FIRSTdoNOharm #acupuncture #herbalmedicine #herbs #naturalmedicine #realmedicine #originalmedicine

She would have a field day in some places.
  • Lord Luigi Oolong Sword:I still find the idea of Maddie being the Angel of Curing Stupidity great x3
  • afterbirth-cupcakes:she floats down and shanks them in the ribs for being stupid and whispers softly
  • afterbirth-cupcakes:"shut the fuck up you stupid cunt"
  • Lord Luigi Oolong Sword:XD

From VIETNAM IN PHOTOGRAPGHS AND TEXT: “A report presented to Congress indicated that some military actions have resulted in six civilian casualties for every guerrilla killed. This was in 1965.” We have this book for sale at Cool Pony. Happy Memorial Day. #firstdonoharm #memorialday #books #pictures #mydadwasinvietnamandilivewiththelegacy #stopwars #brooklyn

tagged by @mdinred and couldn’t resist this post because WE HAVE THE SAME NICKNAME!!!

NAME: Joanne

NICKNAME: Jo (or jojo)

GENDER: Female

HEIGHT: 1.65m/5′5″

FAVORITE COLOR: purple and turquoise

AVERAGE HOURS OF SLEEP: on weekdays 6, on weekends 9

LAST THING I GOOGLED: the address of the medical school I’m going to attend

NUMBER OF BLANKETS I SLEEP WITH: 1 sheet, 1 blanket (2 when it’s cold)

FAVORITE BOOKS:  here’s a short list -
The Host by Stephanie Meyer
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
Girl Meets God
by Lauren Winner
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
Kurt Vonnegut books
The Hunger Games Series
The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Harry Potter series woo!
The Giver by Lois Lowry

FAVORITE MUSICIANS: Coldplay, RAC, Passion Pit, The Black Keys, alt-J, Adele, Imagine Dragons, One Republic, Tycho, Madeon, and the list goes on… feel free to follow me on Spotify – username: theoreticallyjomd

WHAT AM I WEARING RIGHT NOW: jeans, warm socks, and a hand-me-down 80s sweater from my mom

WHAT DO YOU POST ABOUT: my experiences/photos, things that make me laugh, inspiration and encouragement, medical/science/nerdy things, books/movies/TV, study strategies/tips/resources, other people’s advice, and people’s empowerment (women, minorities, etc.) - everything essentially. 

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER BLOGS: yes… @tasteslikechemicalx

WHEN DID YOUR BLOG REACH ITS “PEAK” (WHEN DID YOU GET MORE FOLLOWERS, HAVE POPULAR POSTS ETC): when awesome people like @dxmedstudent and @wishbone-md reblog me.

WHO IS YOUR MOST ACTIVE FOLLOWER: tumblr says @xvioletfire


HOW DID YOU CHOOSE YOUR URL: I started my tumblr to track my life on the way to medical school, so it’s about me theoretically becoming a doctor. tada!

TAG 10 FOLLOWERS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET TO KNOW BETTER: @medstudentsrock @puravidahomie @dr-dre-anatomy @wonderpantsmd @primumnonnocere-firstdonoharm @almostdrchelsearar @premedtomd @fortheloveofmedicine @just-another-tourist @thehealthenthusiast