Category Archives: Medical Student

What I Love About Being an Intern

As promised in my prior blog post, I’ve been trying to focus on the good in my life.  This month of ambulatory rotation has been a much-needed breath of fresh air.  I’ve caught up on my sleep.  I’ve been cooking … Continue reading

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The Scorpion

I’m not sure which was the more terrifying experience for me this week: finding a scorpion in my living room or starting Intern year in the ICU.  We’ll call it a tie. There is such a huge jump from being … Continue reading

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Becoming a Doctor

It’s official.  I’m FINALLY  a doctor.  And, I’ve got to say, it’s pretty much exactly as I pictured it would be.  Now I can just relax and start cashing my giant paychecks.  I’ve basically just been too busy deciding what to … Continue reading

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Life Lessons that Medical School has Taught Me

As my medical school education comes to a close, I find myself reflecting back on the last four years of my life and the things that I’ve learned.  I’ve learned a lot about medicine – how to diagnose and treat … Continue reading

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Married in Med School III

This past week my husband gave me a graduation gift.  He bought me a dress I had been wanting for my upcoming graduation.  I was so excited about the dress and really touched that he got me a gift.  But the … Continue reading

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I Am My Own First Patient

I am my own first patient. These are the words that inspired me to begin my journey as a med student blogger.  Four years later and  I’m still at it!  The time has flown since I received my acceptance letter … Continue reading

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Neuro ICU

Things I’ve Learned This Month Don’t ride a motorcycle without a helmet. Don’t ride a motorcycle even if you have a helmet. Just don’t ride a motorcycle. Alcohol and guns don’t mix. Russian Roulette is never a good idea. Think … Continue reading

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