Tag Archives: Residency

Limitless

There is a limit to what people can take.  In my short time as a doctor I’ve seen a lot of people who have reached their limit.  Their body, their mind, their spirit has had all it can take.  I’ve … Continue reading

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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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Swim

In the past 5 months I’ve started so many blog posts.  I’ve finished so few.  I can just never find the words to express what I’m really feeling.  The experiences I’ve had since becoming a doctor are so emotional, so … Continue reading

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Responsibility

I’ve often heard the phrase, “Don’t bring your work home with you.”  And I used to think that would be an easy thing to do.  And every day before I leave the hospital, I “sign out” my patients to a … Continue reading

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Superwoman

Whenever people learn that I’m not only a resident, but I am a mother as well, they inevitably reply, “Ohmygosh!  How do you do it all!?”  In fact someone just this past week referred to me as “superwoman.”  And although … Continue reading

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Night Float

It’s 3 AM.  I’m lying in a dirty call room at the hospital.  My eyes are closed, and I’m just getting into that hazy twilight that precedes sleep when it happens.  BeepBeepBeepBeepBeep….my pager goes off – again. I dial the … Continue reading

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Doctor for a Month

So I’ve officially been pulling off this whole “doctor” thing for a month!  It has gone very fast, but yet it feels like forever.  I’ve gotten less sleep, skipped more meals, and cried more times that I can count.  But … Continue reading

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