Emotional Baggage

Thirty Days of Gratitude – #12 – Writing

Yes, I do plan to finish my gratitude project, which I started back in April. The last few weeks have been increasingly stressful with my exam, the passing of my mother-in-law, and now waiting for the results of my exam. The results come out today. To say I'm nervous is a serious understatement. Today, though,… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #12 – Writing

Emotional Baggage · Residency

Another Letter, Likely Never to Send

I cannot begin to express the difficult emotions that I have endured over the past few months since you disclosed the results of my waiver of training application. However, I am going to try, because I believe in honesty, openness, and human connection. I also feel that this is what I need to to in… Continue reading Another Letter, Likely Never to Send

Gratitude · The Shame Project

Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

There are times in life when we start out on a particular journey and we have no idea if we will actually get to the destination we envision in our minds. Sometimes these journeys begin without a destination set; rather, we embark on the journey because we need to get away from where we are,… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #14 – Vulnerability

Today I am grateful for the ability to be vulnerable. It sounds like a really strange and random thing to be grateful for, I know. However, embracing my vulnerability today brought me peace and happiness about something I was stressing about. In my last post I wrote about the conflicting feelings I had toward expressing… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #14 – Vulnerability