Life On The Night Shift

You ever look back at a choice you made in the past and just simply marvel at how awesome of a decision it was? If you haven’t done this in a while (or ever, which would be just downright depressing), I want you to stop right here and take a moment to reflect on some […]

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Double Down & Level Up

Okay so I’m about a month into my residency training and do I feel any more like a doctor than the day I was officially granted my M.D.? Marginally. Do I have a long way to go until I begin to feel like an actual physician who can comfortably treat all kinds of ailments? Clearly. […]

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The “Best Start To Intern Year” Award Goes To…

I’m two weeks into my intern year and I must say, I could not have asked for a smoother transition into this new era of my life. I’m sure that I would be in the running of the “Best Start To Intern Year” Award, if such an award existed. I say that because while many […]

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Workin’ Day & Night

Man, it has been a STRUGGLE trying to switch my body from my night shift schedule back to my regular daytime schedule. I finished my last night shift of the week yesterday morning and headed straight for my bed to crash, only to wake up four hours later to get ready for my flight to […]

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Evolution.

That extra hour that Daylight Savings gave me today was a glorious gift. I got to “sleep in” and I still got up at a very reasonable time to take full advantage of my day off! It feels great to wake up refreshed and know that you have the full day to do whatever you […]

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Sifting Through Chaos

Working overnight shifts are tough as hell man. I really don’t know how my mom did it all those years as a night-shift trauma RN. Thing is, it’s not even the actual shift that makes it hard. Once you’re working, it feels like any other shift that you would usually work. It’s the preparation and […]

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Everyday I’m Hustlin’

My experience in this Pediatrics rotation so far just continues to get better and better. I was on the night shift this past week and I had just as great of a team as I had the previous week! Not only that, the shifts only ran up until midnight, so I’ve had a good amount […]

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Life Comes At You Fast

Whoa. I only have less than two weeks left of my OB/Gyn rotation. How did that happen?? It really wasn’t that long ago that I didn’t even know there were different stages of labor, and I sure as hell couldn’t have described each stage for you. Orientation for this rotation doesn’t feel like it happened […]

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Shifting Setbacks

So you know how I was all like, “I’ll be working night shifts for the first time all of next week!” last week in my previous post? Meaning that this upcoming week would be the week where I would be working night shifts? Well, turns out that I was actually scheduled for nights LAST week. […]

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