Last week was one of my messiest moments in recent time. As I look back over everything that I went through, I still can't believe I came out unscathed. I received a message from K as I sat in the airport waiting for my last flight home: She asked me how the rest of my… Continue reading Beautiful Mess
When I was about 18 or 19, I went to a summer fair with a group of my friends. We decided to check out the free outdoor karaoke stage while we were there. Sitting in the crowd, we were all daring each other to go up and sing a song, much to all of our… Continue reading I’m Funny, Apparently…
My Grandmother is in the hospital right now. I am sitting in an airport terminal waiting to get to her. She's actually been in the hospital for two days and I was almost going to miss one, or even two, of my interviews to get to where she is. The problem that I have when… Continue reading When Family is Sick
Where I live, all post graduate medical programs hold their residency interviews in a three week period. My medical school gives us the full three weeks off of clinical duties to alleviate the stress of all the travelling and planning for interviews. A while back, when I submitted my applications, I made the decision to… Continue reading 5 Days. 5 Cities. 5 Interviews.
“I pledge my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2014 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others. By displaying this badge, I show my pride, dedication, and acceptance for mental health. I use this to promote mental health education in the struggle to erase stigma.”* … Continue reading Anxiety Counts Too