Ending Medical School

We are now only TWO WEEKS AWAY from graduation! The anticipation is really building up now, especially since I’ve officially completed my Intern Boot Camp course as of last Friday. With the completion of this course, I don’t have any other requirements to complete for medical school outside of participating in graduation weekend! So I’m […]

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MATCH MADNESS: The Outcome

WOW. WHAT. A. WEEK. I don’t even really know where to start. This whirlwind of a week has been such a memorable one. Well, really Monday and this past weekend to be specific. The time between when I officially matched on Monday (PRAISE THE LORD πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ) and where I found out where exactly I matched […]

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Life Can Be So Unfair

Do you know someone who was diagnosed with cancer? Chances are that you do. Or at the very least, you may know someone who knows someone who was diagnosed. If you answered yes to the previous question, were you in the same room with them when they first found out? There have been various people […]

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The Little Things In Life

Ayyyeeeee ya boy is turning 25 this week!! The big 2-5. Lol, some of you reading this may chuckle at the fact that this is such a big deal to me. You’re probably reading this like: “Boy, 25 ain’t nothing. You ain’t grown at all, you still a youngin!”Β  Others of you may gasp after […]

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Lessons In The NICU

This week flew by so fast man. And I’m already at the halfway point of my NICU rotation. Like, how?? Between the long hours at the hospital each day and the great learning experiences that I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy, I guess it’s easy to see why time has seemed to pass by so […]

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Gaining Ground

Well, I’m still studying for Step 2 CK. Nothing much has changed regarding that aspect of my life. My question block scores have been pretty stable this past week, with many more highs than lows. I also took a diagnostic test on Thursday and according to my results, I’m at a much better level of […]

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High Noon

Okay, crunch time is officially here. I have 11 days until my Surgery shelf exam, and I’m going to be losing an hour thanks to Daylight Savings Time next Sunday. Believe it or not, 11 days is not a lot of time to review all the material that I still need to get through in […]

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How Did I End Up Here?

Y’all. I’m in the middle of a crisis right now. I’m not entirely sure what I want to do with my future anymore. Never in a million years did I ever think that I would be reconsidering my “definite” decision of pursuing Ophthalmology as a career. I had been told numerous times that clinical rotations […]

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Christel Luhhh The Kids!

Multiple people have told me time and time again that they could definitely see me as a Pediatrician. Whenever I used to hear that, I would usually laugh it off and say something like, “Maybe, maybe not. Who knows?” with a shrug. But after this first week in inpatient Pediatrics, I can finally see why […]

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City Boy Back In A Country World

As you can see from the title of this post, I was back in the good ol’ town of Lenoir, NC this past week. Unlike last time though, spring break isn’t starting…instead, I’m starting my Gastrointestinal block tomorrow. Le sigh. It’s okay though, this is the last block to get through before Thanksgiving break! And […]

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