Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Things that I love:
-Feeling invincible at the end of a marathon (and one ultra in
-The privilege of practicing medicine
-Skate skiing. I'm a newbie, but it feels like flying!
-Traveling - I lived for a year in Botswana doing clinical
research, and I taught health camps to kids in Ecuador for several
-Zipping around Mercer Island on my bike - Watch out, though. I
need a ten minute warning to un-clip. Working on it!
-This American Life and The Moth
-MacPherson's Fruit Stand
-Movies about teenagers at summer camp
-Eating leftovers in the bathtub (after a long run...or not) while
-Jumping into bodies of water - I once collided with an equally
terrified beaver in New Hampshire
-Opening all the windows in my living room and reading a book on
the couch, which often leads to napping, which I also love
-Wearing running spandex
Things that I do not love:
-Facial hair that has a shape
-People at cash registers who make me feel like finding exact
change is a capital offense
-Work days that are sunny
-Bad grammar, and the shame of being the grammar police
-Fish. Seafood. All of it. I know. It's tragic.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
succumbing to any amount of peer pressure to go on an outdoor
adventure, embarking on long trail runs I may or may not be
prepared for, getting friends together in one place, signing up for
races, making banana bread, getting really really excited about
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies: Star Wars, movies culminating in a competition
Shows: Homeland, Newsroom, West Wing, Game of Thrones, Friday Night
Lights, Modern Family, So You Think You Can Dance, and...the
Australian teen sensation Dance Academy
Books: Anything by Cormac McCarthy, The Poisonwood Bible, Born to
Run, Age of Innocence, The House of the Spirits, Harry Potter,
Music: Jose Gonzalez, Mirah, Bon Iver, First Aid Kid, Nickel Creek,
Fleetwood Mac, Ugandan hip hop
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
lakes in New England (bring it on Seattle)
my down comforter
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I'm going to eat next
You should message me if
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