Mullberry Whine

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Glug Glug

Gasp, snort! I say to you, as I come up for air. I knowingly end-loaded my schedule for this, my final year of med school; I stuck a number of … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sing It Solo

Mr. Whine has been the esteemed night float senior for the cardiology service this week.  (Read: Most often turfed to medicine resident in the hospital. ” Troponin?  You need to fix … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

Favorite Things Failure

I am NOT a photographer. NOT. I can pretend.  Some of my snaps turn out OK.  But I don’t beleaguer the issue, really.  I’ve always been more of a “live … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Good Conversations

“Well now, aren’t you a sweetheart?  How kind you look, how kind!  Look here, I have a very expensive box of chocolates I’d like you to have, you just look … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Cat Crap

“But they need their freedom, cats.  They need to feel wild sometimes.” My friend sips her coffee and jiggles a bright pink mouse in front of her tabby’s face.  He … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rotten

“Oh, I’ve been doing just the same, just the same, quite well, no complaints.” “That’s good.  Anything you’d like to discuss with Dr. Gray today?” The slight man’s face is … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 6 Comments

Sing It Sunday

I LOVE the “Add Variety” button on Pandora.  It brought me this little gem.  Add away, Pandora. For more Beats Antique…

January 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Favorite Things Family

My sister, Thimbleberry, and I, are two vastly different people.  We think differently, we like different music, different fashion, we have different life philosophies, we take our coffee differently. But … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

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January 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sing It Sappily

I look out over the airplane wing, swirl the ice in my Sprite Zero, and drop my head on Mr. Whine’s shoulder. “It’s so haaaaard,” I say, half speaking, half … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Favorite Things Feminine

I’ve always been a long-hair-loving sort of girl.  Longer locks just felt more feminine, for lack of a better word. But I’ve also always been that sort of girl who … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 6 Comments

You Know, It Makes Me Wanna….

YAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!! Ms. Mullberry Whine has just finished her LAST RESIDENCY INTERVIEW. Seriously. Seriously. SERIOUSLY. Singing (in the elevator) and shouting (into the hotel-room pillow) and celebrating (with chocolate, almonds, and … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 17 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Hey Fatty

Well that got your attention, didn’t it? If you’re one of the 55% of Americans who are overweight or obese reading this, I apologize.  I didn’t mean to be offensive.  … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Control

“The last time Dr. Jones saw you was back in July, and at that time she adjusted your insulin a bit because your sugars were pretty high.  It looks like … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 17 Comments

Sing It Sunday

This song is brought to you by a recent, rather long and uncomfortable customer service call to Inadept Airlines. One of my flights had been delayed such that I would … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

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The views expressed on "Mullberry Whine" are NOT intended to diagnose or treat disease.
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The med-ed related stories described here are based on real events. Details have been changed in accordance with HIPAA de-identification guidelines to protect confidentiality.
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Mullberry Whine can be enjoyed daily; there is no unsafe quantity. Real wine, though, should be enjoyed in moderation. At-Risk Drinking for males under 65 is defined as >14 alcoholic beverages per week or >4/day, with >7 drinks a week or >3/day being the cut-off for females under 65 and for anyone, male or female, who has graced this planet for 65 years for more. Drink Mullberry Whine like there are no consequences. But drink alcohol responsibly. Your friends, your family, your health-care provider, and your liver - heck, ALL of the organs in your body - will thank you.