Monthly Archives: March 2013

Good Friday Walk to Mount Tapochau

It is already Good Friday here in Saipan — I cannot believe how fast time is flying by. On Good Friday, people walk up to the highest point on the island which is Mount Tapochau in a sort of pilgrimage. … Continue reading

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Saipan Ocean Swim 2013

The last of my four weekend warrior activities of March came this past Sunday hosted by the Saipan Swim Club. The swim meet was held on Friday and Saturday, which I got to watch/eat their baked goods at after my … Continue reading

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Coconut Bread

Despite the massive number of posts about recent exercise activities, it’s not all calories out — I make up for it in calories in :) I’m always on the lookout for new recipes — especially ones that I can handle … Continue reading

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Covenant Day

This week is the unimaginable three-day week for employees places that celebrate government holidays .. Monday off for Covenant Day and Friday off for Good Friday. While it doesn’t affect me in the hospital necessarily, the plethora of holidays must … Continue reading

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Introducing Joshua’s Loop

I went for a run this morning but finally it was not part of a race! This time was just for fun so I brought my camera along with me and tried to take some shots along the way. I … Continue reading

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Working and sunset

Part of the things that I’ve adjusted to since starting work here in Saipan is being “on call” but not physically in the hospital. While I was “on call” during residency, you physically stayed in the hospital. You slept there … Continue reading

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I feel like a runner!

Today was the Tagaman triathlon 2013, and for some reason — the overriding feeling of today is that ‘I’m a runner!’ (This is something that I’m not sure I would have characterized myself as before) This morning I woke up … Continue reading

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