twinkling little star

26. registered nurse. doctor of medicine graduate. soon-to-be pediatrician-neonatologist. dancer. dreamer. poet. hopeless romantic. all in a small package.

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Fifty Shades of Grey

This is another audio excerpt from the trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey (other one can be found here). It lasts 39 seconds and covers basically the whole part where the actual lyrics were being sung until just before Ana says, “Enlighten me, then.” I was thinking of making this my ringtone (that is until the official track is released).

If you want to download the clip, click here for the instructions. Enjoy! :)

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Fifty Shades of Grey

This is a 5-second audio of the Fifty Shades of Grey version of Crazy in Love by Queen Bey, where she sings “uh-oh, uh-oh, oh no…” (you get it). The longer version (still from the trailer) can be found here. I would so love for this to be my message alert tone, but my phone just doesn’t have that option. 

If you want to download the clip, click here for the instructions. Enjoy! :)

Every good battle starts with pizza.
Dr. Lillian DePaul in Masters of Sex, Season 2 Episode 2




Awwww, thanks for posting this lovely xo Lang 


Love & Misadventure is available online via + The Book Depositoryand Barnes & Noble, Kinokuniya, Books Actually, Fully Booked, Dymocks, Liberty Books and other good book stores worldwide.

I went to my endocrinologist yesterday after almost 2 years of being lost to follow-up and non-compliance with my medications. I came prepared, with both my thyroid function test and ultrasound. He saw the results and said I could continue not taking my medications, we’d just have to observe for now. I asked if I could take propranolol, though, since I always get palpitations. He then gave me a prescription for it.

I already knew the answer but before I left I asked him if joint pain was a symptom of my disease. He confirmed my suspicion and told me that no, it was not. My concern was that the joint pains were migratory. His face fell when he heard that. And like every physician with a physician for a patient he asked me what I thought my diagnosis was. I said I was considering rheumatoid arthritis. He agreed then proceeded to tell me other differential diagnoses. Next thing I knew I was getting a laboratory request for ANA.

I probably would have gone home happier if he said I that I needed to continue my medications and that I shouldn’t worry about the joint pains. But I knew that wasn’t going to be the case. 

Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.

Cheryl Strayed

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If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.

Nora Roberts 

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fifty shades-inspired “laters, baby” necklace. now on my shopping list.

fifty shades-inspired “laters, baby” necklace. now on my shopping list.

Not running after you when you left was the strongest thing I ever did for you.
Pete in Hit the Floor, Season 2 Episode 9
Never trust a man who can dance.
E.L. James in Fifty Shades of Grey

bought these comfy little squares for exercising instead of a yoga mat. :)

ramen, katsu and coffee with the best of people. it was a night of good food, true friends and honest conversations. definitely well spent. <3

me with my youngest sibling. photo on the right was taken 7 years ago, before he turned 7. photo on the left taken a few days ago. i can no longer comfortably wrap my arm around  (or above) his shoulders! obviously i did not get the tall genes.