May is over and we are quickly launching into June - the half way point of the year! I am so pleased with the progress I have made on my goals so far! For this reason, I am going to re-evaluate and add new goals starting in July - for the second half of this… Continue reading Almost Half Way!
T - 1 day until the end of internal medicine... Forever! T - 23 days until my half marathon (gosh, I really better get back into the trail)! T - 30 days until I am essentially finished my first year of residency (because I have the whole month of June off for vacation)! T -… Continue reading T Minus…
I hate being blamed for something that isn't necessarily my fault (or when it is something that is the fault of a few people all together). Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence in Medicine, especially as a junior resident. In the past, I had this compulsion to make sure people were aware of their role… Continue reading Making Changes
Two weeks into my goal (challenge) to take note of what I am grateful for, and I am already finding it difficult! I meant to post this yesterday, but I really couldn't think of more than one thing I was grateful for in the last week. I did some deep "soul searching" last night and… Continue reading The Grateful Struggle – Week 2
After 3.5 weeks on surgery, I finally graduated (for the day at least) from scut monkey to second assist in the OR. You'd think that I'd be super excited about this. However, I am on the "colorectal team." I have spent my whole day staring at bums and bowels, and standing in piles of residual… Continue reading A Poopy Day