Unforgettable Memories

I had to take a step back a few days ago to fully process the fact that it’s already been three years since I first created this blog. Three years! That’s crazy man. Three years of typing out weekly posts about my experiences as a medical student. I didn’t know how possible that would be […]

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The Strength of Endurance

Well, this week was quite an adventure, to say the least. In fact, it was so much of an adventure that I’m actually typing this post on a plane back to North Carolina from Minnesota. Wait, why am I on a plane? Better yet, why was I in Minnesota? Aren’t I supposed to be at […]

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Time Is Slipping Away…

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you actually need it to slow down for once, but the days ironically just keep flying by even faster? Like, I knew that I would be busy this past week, but man! I’ve barely been able to keep up with studying for the Shelf exam that I’ll […]

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Stepping Into Step

WELLLLLLP. The time has finally come. I’m officially stepping into my Step Study Block period. I took my final subject exam last Friday, which effectively ended the five-week long Endocrine/Reproductive block that actually happened to fly by pretty quickly. With the end of that block comes the end of my basic science curriculum. Well, I […]

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The Joy of Resilience

It’s been about a week since we started the Renal block, and I believe it’s safe to say that the physiology of the kidneys is complex as hell. I’ve been hammering away at it all week and I still am far from comfortable with how the kidneys work…and we have an exam on the physiology […]

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