Category: Slice of Life

How Netflix’s “Afflicted” harms us

When I first heard about “Afflicted” on Netflix, I was elated.  I immediately logged on to begin watching. Finally! A mainstream feature on the state of chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.  Finally! A scientific and […]

I challenged myself to exercise before work for a week

I spent last work week getting a different type of exercise in every morning before work.  It was a challenge to myself, because I am looking for ways to use my time more efficiently while […]

Revisiting My University | Fear the Turtle!

Few weeks ago, after my AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam, my boyfriend and I decided to go visit our old stomping ground: University of Maryland.  I attended the university for 6 years, getting my bachelor’s […]

How I became an AWS Cloud Practitioner in 2 weeks #awsnewbies

Last Friday, I finally sat in, and passed, the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam after 2 weeks of studying with a score of 908/1000.  I finally feel one official step closer to my next career […]

Seizure FirstAid & Exciting News!

Seizures can happen to anyone.  According to a study published by researchers at the CDC, almost 1 in 100 people has active epilepsy.  Seizures can also happen to people who do not have seizure disorder […]

AWS Summit NYC 2018: What’s in a Cloud?

Last week, I attended AWS Summit NYC 2018 at Javits Center in New York City.  While I’ve attended tech conferences in the past, this was the first technical industry-driven conference.  AWS Summits happen all over […]