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a glimpse into my new life

FINALLY!!!! I’m back online.  Sah-weeeeeeeet!  Mudphudder is back baby.  So what to write about?

To date, I’ve been a little secretive about myself and for good reason–it let’s me speak my mind quite freely without fear of reprisal.  But for the readers who’ve stuck with me through the last few weeks, when posts have been few and far between, in effort to bring this little thing called the mudphudder blog a little closer to home, here’s a rare glimpse into my new life.

For one, I recently moved to Boston, Massachusetts for residency.  Boston is one of the few major cities in which I had spent almost no time before residency interviews but I am finding it to be a most awesome place to live.  The city where I attended medical and graduate school was, shall we say, not great.  Don’t get me wrong, I met a lot of really nice and wonderful people while I was there, but the city itself–not so great.

My superfly pad.

My superfly pad.

So here I am in Boston.  The pad is set up.  Actually, more than just “set up”.  I would call it pimped out, to be quite frank.  I just bought a big-ass 40 inch flat panel TV.  I just bought some nice furniture, including a couch deep enough to accomodate my shoulders (I hate lying on a couch with my arm hanging off the side).  Plus, I have all of my orchids here with me.  That was so key.  I had to give away a lot of my houseplants but managed to also bring a few with me.  I’ve had all of these plants for 6, 7 or 8 years.  And in during that time, they haven’t argued, whined or yelled at me.  That is even more key. 

Anyway, I’m just catching my breath now.  Since I was last blogging on a regular basis, I went through graduation, saying good bye to everyone, packing up and moving up here to Boston.  Doesn’t sound like much but it was.  Anyway, things are finally starting to settle down around here so hopefully I’ll have more time to write about the last few weeks and what’s going on now.

On the top of my list, I just want to comment on the Boston weather, which so far has been awesome.  Not too hot and in fact often pretty cool.  Where I was at before, it’s like 80-90 degrees right now.  Here, cool and in the 60s (although rainy today).  We’ll see how much I’m loving the Boston weather in a few months…

Anyway, it’s getting late so I should hit the sack (right after I finish watching “A Few Good Men” in HD; awesome!).  But MP is back and now you know a little more about me.  In particular, that I’m super-fly.

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7 Responses to “a glimpse into my new life”

  1. 1
    Nat:

    Welcome to Boston!

    Hope you get a chance to settle in well before the internship starts.

    And if you’re used to a place that’s in the 80s right now, well we’ll see how you like the winter. Actually though, in the grand scheme of things, Boston has pretty decent weather. Plus the fall in New England is wonderful!

  2. 2
    Miss Outlier:

    Sweet pad!

    Welcome to Boston, it’s been my home for two years now and I’ve loved it for grad school.

  3. 3
    Dr Shock:

    Looks pretty nice, like the flat screen but shouldn’t you get a better laptop or desktop?
    Just kidding, enjoy

  4. 4
    Emily:

    Now I feel positively voyeuristic!

    Good luck with the new phase of your life. I am looking forward to reading about your adventures!

  5. 5
    rula:

    I love your set-up! Especially that you have so much light in front of your desk(s).
    Congrats on getting settled in – I hope everything goes well for you in Boston :)

  6. 6
    mudphudder:

    You guys are so nice!

    Thanks for the well wishes!

  7. 7
    splenomegastar:

    Welcome to MA! Ask if you need tips on where to go or what to do.

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