Lately, I have been on my surgery rotation for medical school. This is a unique rotation because I am given the opportunity to observe many different procedures. Sometimes I can even “scrub in”, which is medical jargon for assisting the surgeon. At the start of my day, I go to the locker room and don… Read More When is their surgery?
Today, I was at the beach reading. The theme “Following God’s will” has been on my mind a lot lately. After quite some time the heat of the day came. I usually enjoy going in the waves, but today I was not really feeling it. However, when at the beach, you got to do what… Read More Let the waves carry you
I walked into the patient room, he looked at me, and immediately screamed with all his might. This was horror film type of shriek. It may have been that I look like a monster being sleep deprived and without any coffee, or the fact that I was wearing a white coat. This patient was a… Read More God Gave Me a Shot
I want to start off by saying I have read the Reproductive Health Act. Here is a list of refutations people have said to me in the last few days/ have seen online. This is my stance, and here is what I hold true. 1. It is only allowed after 24 weeks if the woman’s… Read More Mom, am I a danger to you?
Yesterday, after going for a walk, I see a giant box outside my door. What did I order? As I get closer I realize that it is a new chair. This is my last semester of medical school basic sciences. Basically, this means in May I have a test called the USMLE that plays a… Read More Do you have a screw loose?
I just started my run. My test was in a few days. 47 chapters of material. Yes, 47. My head was full of a lot besides medical jargon. Emotions of stress, anger, frustration, flooded my veins. So, naturally it was time to blow off some steam and run. Run fast. Towards the start of my… Read More You Can Run and Bleed at the Same Time
During college I shadowed a physician. This physician was a little unique because he did house calls. I really enjoyed this because it allowed me to step foot into the patient’s entire life. I saw houses that looked perfect on the outside but when stepping inside I realized just exactly why the patient must have… Read More Flying Needles and Choosing Medicine