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Saying “Yes” to Adventure

When I started writing this blog one year ago, (can you believe it’s been ONE YEAR already?) I had no idea how long I would keep up with it before eventually running out of things to say, and I certainly didn’t expect to have so many readers. 748 more words


Falling down the clerkship habit hole

So, if it seems that I disappeared down a hole into the dark abyss this last month, it’s only because I have.

I’m just starting my 5th (out of 8) week of my surgical rotation, and my 2nd week of my general surgery rotation, having already actually completed my ortho surgery rotation…and no, even if it was only three weeks I cannot imagine being done a rotation yet.   1,214 more words

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Living with depression

I finally got a diagnosis for my illness; it was a bitter-sweet experience. There I was unsuspectingly covering ground in psychiatry when boom, there I was, in the pages of DSM V. 591 more words

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The Daily Grind

Practice now. Whether it be in your classes, in your laboratories, at work…really anywhere. You may not know it yet, but someday, when you are in medical school, nursing school, or PA school, you will constantly be tested. 344 more words


Seven Favorite School Supplies

This week’s #SparkleSunday is on my top 7 favorite school supplies and why I love them so much. First off, I honestly love any school supply in general (back to school shopping makes me super excited) so I’ve tried a TON of different products and these stood out to me. 961 more words

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Difficult Decisions: the Health of your Child

A Gift from a Nurse

Often times we see parents come in with a feverish child. We ask, “Did you give him Tylenol or Motrin for the fever? 298 more words


Do You Wanna Hear an MCAT Horror Story?

Well do you?

Originally posted March, 13th, 2014

I want to preface this story by telling you what my pre-med advisor told me when I told her this story after it happened. 824 more words