Stuck In The Grind

Tell me why I woke up this morning at 7:45 AM bright-eyed & well-rested, ready to take on my day and filled with joy that I got to “sleep in” for a few hours after working in the hospital for ten days straight. Like, WHAT IS MY LIFE?? I’ve just come to accept the fact […]

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Trusting The Process

The residency grind has gotten harder and harder. Both my resolve and my willpower were put to the test these past two weeks. No matter how upbeat and positive you are, consistently working six days a week from dawn to dusk can start to wear on you, especially when you’re putting in a high level […]

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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 Dawn Of A New Era

On Monday June 24th, my residency training will officially begin. Lemme say it again for the people in the back. (Mostly for myself though 😅) I AM OFFICIALLY STARTING MY RESIDENCY TRAINING THIS MONDAY!!! I’m really excited to finally start being a doctor and to practice honing my medical skills! My two-week orientation period was absolutely […]

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A Bright Future

Before I delve into today’s post, I of course have to wish all of you amazing mothers a Happy Mother’s Day!!! I’ve said it in past years, but it will always bear repeating: You are extremely appreciated for all that you do for your families and loved ones! Thank you for everything that you do!! ❤️❤️❤️ Being a […]

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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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The Beginning of A Surreal Transition

That moment when you realize that you’re ONLY THREE WEEKS AWAY from graduation!!! I’m really going to have an M.D. in three weeks y’all. Like, I’m really about to be a Black Man, M.D. forreal forreal. I can’t even begin to express the level of emotion that I will surely feel during Graduation weekend and […]

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Life After Match Day

I find it so funny how much everything changes after Match Day is over. As you know, my whole fourth year literally revolved around one thing and one thing only: Where was I going to match? With the help and guidance of others, I spent the vast majority of the year working tirelessly to figure […]

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MATCH MADNESS: The Anticipation

IT’S HERE. The week that I’ve been waiting almost four years for has FINALLY arrived. Yes, I’m talking about MATCH WEEK!!! Three years ago, as a first-year student, I experienced the magic of Match Day for the first time in my life. (You can read the post I wrote about the experience by clicking this […]

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The Start of Something New

In just a couple of days, I’ll be starting one of the most transformative years of my life. It’s a year that I’ve been treating as the distant future for a long time now, because it just always seemed so far away. It’s a year that I had been looking forward to with both pure […]

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