The Grace of Gratitude

I’ve been doing A LOT of traveling ever since my last post. As a matter of fact, I’m sure that I set a personal record with all the traveling I did this past month. From Denver to Bora Bora to DC to Richmond to San Diego, I felt like I was going nonstop from one […]

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Embracing The Moment

And just like that, my fourth and final ED rotation of residency has come to an end…if you read my last post, you know what that means ๐Ÿ‘€ I am officially in vacation mode!! ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™ƒ Well, kind of. While I’ll be in full-on vacation mode next week when I go on my honeymoon, this week […]

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The Madness Of Joy

I’m pretty sure I say this every time we hit the month of March, but I’m gonna say it again anyway: I LOVE MARCH MADNESS!!!!! The thrill of the games is incredible. The absurdity of filling out brackets that have virtually no shot at correctly predicting the utter madness of the tournament is contagiously fun. […]

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Nonstop

Bruh. I’ve been WORKIN’. At the time of my last post, I was on a more chill, primarily outpatient clinic rotation out in Greensboro, where I was essentially operating as a sick clinic doc. It could get a bit busy at times, but it was overall relatively easy to handle, especially since I was working […]

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The Year Of The Dub

We’re almost one month into 2022 and I must say, I’ve had a pretty good start to the year thus far. At the time of my last post, I was just finishing up my six-week long inpatient rotation on a combined sub-specialty service (Cardiology/Gastroenterology) and was about ready for a nice and relaxing week-long holiday […]

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Comeback Year

What a year, what a year. I must say, even with some of the major hiccups we all experienced this year, I felt that 2021 was insanely better than 2020 in SO many ways. This year yet another transformative one in both my personal and professional lives. I literally got married a few months ago…MARRIED!! […]

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Circadian Flip

You wanna know why I like night shifts in the hospital so much? I like them because the overall environment in the hospital is relatively more chill than in the daytime, you have a lot more flexibility in what you spend your time doing during your shift, you have more independence in making clinical decisions […]

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Victory Lap

Now Christel, why in the world are you talking about a victory lap when you haven’t even hit the halfway point of third year yet? Don’t you think it’s a little premature to be claiming victory over completing your residency training? ๐Ÿค” Yes, it is true that I haven’t finished residency yet and that it […]

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Blessed And Stressed

Gosh, it’s been so long since my last post…so much has happened in the time between my last post in August and now. I literally don’t even know where to begin with my updates. What I will say is that I’ve been incredibly busy these past couple of months, so busy that I really hadn’t […]

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Switching Gears

I’M REALLY GOING TO MISS ELECTIVE LIFE ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ After my last day on my pediatric nephrology rotation tomorrow, I will be starting my third rotation of third-year in the pediatric ED. I’ll be kicking off my experience with a run of six nights in a row, which should be FUN. I actually don’t mind the […]

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