Grief, six months later: finding my silver lining

Grief, six months later: finding my silver lining

I'm now nearing the six month mark of losing the love of my life, and this has been a big milestone looming over me for awhile now. When we learn about grief in medical school, we're taught is that six months is when people are supposed to stop feeling the extreme emotions surrounding grief. Symptoms [...]

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Asking for help

Asking for help

Medical school is hard to get to. As a pre-med, you have to study so much more than probably any of your friends pursuing other career paths, so you sacrifice a lot of free time and your social life, working for the GPA and the MCAT score that you hope will get you to medical [...]

Losing my boyfriend to cancer, grief, and moving forward

Losing my boyfriend to cancer, grief, and moving forward

If you follow me on Instagram, you know what I've been going through in the past months. I initially chose not to reveal what was happening when it was all starting because I was so overwhelmed, trying to keep up with medical school and trying to spend as much time with him as possible. But [...]