Black Breastfeeding Week.

Black Breastfeeding Week At the beginning of this month, we had breastfeeding week (which was amazing), and this past week we had an amazing opportunity to celebrate black breastfeeding week. As many of us know, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months, as well as allow … Continue reading Black Breastfeeding Week.

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!┬áThat 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.

Oh You Fancy Huh? The Internal Struggle of Higher Education

Cinderella, the timeless creation of the Brothers Grimm, chronicles the life of a lowly servant turned princess. This past weekend, I went to see the new adaptation of the film. The film was great, but I had no clue that "Cinder" Ella was an insult! According to the Oxford Dictionary, a cinder is "a small … Continue reading Oh You Fancy Huh? The Internal Struggle of Higher Education