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A Lunch with a Gift.

I had lunch with a homeless man.

But not just any man. An elderly man, a former high school teacher…and a former patient of mine at a charity clinic where I used to work. 267 more words


27% of Medical Students Are Depressed

Doctors are health professionals, yet they have far higher rates of depression than the average person. According to a new analysis, that elevated risk is present even before they become doctors, back when they’re in medical school. 348 more words

Traveling to Saba Island

Hello there!

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post about Saba. Exactly 3 weeks from today I’ll be headed to this little Caribbean island. 552 more words


Momiform Monday, issue 2

If you had told me three years ago that I would be wearing white denim after Labor Day, I would have laughed in your face. Wearing white after Labor Day goes against everything we learned in Southern Style 101. 236 more words

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Crunch Time at Christmastime

Christmas is by far my favorite holiday! My family grew up with lots of Christmas traditions, with my favorite being our “25 Days of Christmas,” where my parents had a festive Christmas activity for us each day. 683 more words


Medical School Warrior

As I stared at the highest stack of textbooks I had ever seen in my entire academic career, I found myself asking the question that every medical student eventually asks: “Why am I doing this?” I sighed deeply, readied myself for my upcoming powerlifting training session, and cringed in anticipation of the pain that awaited me in the gym. 1,102 more words

Just Keep Swimming...

It’s crazy how fast this musculoskeletal (MSK) block has gone. It wasn’t that long ago that I was making my first cut into my cadaver and then trying to reflect gluteus maximus to see piriformis, gluteus medius and the other underlying structures. 260 more words