Oh Deer, I’m Pregnant

The transition from pre-clinical to clinical years can be an exciting, yet challenging time. I mean, you essentially go from having classes 5 days/week and guaranteed weekends, to working 12-14 hours/day, studying 4-5 hours/night for your shelf and just trying to live. Now, I don't know about my fellow MS3's, but I have let a … Continue reading Oh Deer, I’m Pregnant

Wine Not?

Happy July beauties and gents! It has been SUCH a long time since I've written a blog post, so I thought I'd dust off the old keyboard and share with you all a hiatus update. To be honest, it feels like I was JUST finishing up my first year of medical school, and now I'm … Continue reading Wine Not?

To Blog or Not to Blog?

That is seriously the question! Here are a few updates: Officially said goodbye to being an MS2! Yay! That is definitely the most important update of all lol! Second year was pretty challenging, but I am grateful for the many ways that I was stretched this year. I pray that I can continue to hold onto … Continue reading To Blog or Not to Blog?

Phoenix Rising: Welcome 2017

Greetings OMS family! First, I'd like to wish you all a Happy New Year! I hope you extend grace as I share with you the following admission: I totally forgot that yesterday was New Year's Eve! Okay, before you exit this blog post, because of your disappointment, let me tell you why. For the past … Continue reading Phoenix Rising: Welcome 2017

On Panem.

To be honest, November 8th will be etched into my memory forever. As I sit here in front of my computer, I have written and rewritten this introduction more times than I would like. I wanted to paint the picture for my readers, while equating this event to Game #7 of the 2010 NBA Finals. … Continue reading On Panem.

Tired.

It's a cycle. Such a treacherous cycle. It's as if I am riding a roller coaster of emotions that I can't shake. Will the ride ever end? Will these feelings ever end? One moment I'm mad; next, I'm numb and finally I'm tired. Tired of arguing with those who could  care less about my thoughts … Continue reading Tired.

Interviews and Inner Views: Q & A Session

  Dear Applicant,   The road towards medicine may be relatively difficult, but know that you are courageous for taking the first step and applying. This blog post is inspired by my own personal journey, and designed to give you insight. If you feel as though your questions were not answered, please comment below and … Continue reading Interviews and Inner Views: Q & A Session