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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Why I Got a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

Why I Got a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

I took two years off between college and medical school, which is becoming more and more common in recent years, but what I did that was a little different from most students who decide to take gap years is that I chose to receive my Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree. I get a lot [...]

One step closer to summer and M3

One step closer to summer and M3

It looks like this could be the last winter outfit of the season, because according to the weather forecast, we're finally going to be getting some real spring weather now that we've hit April! I'm excited for the snow piled up curbside to finally melt, but I'm also glad I sneaked in one last winter [...]

Being assertive

Being assertive

The holiday season has been long, long over, and a blog post has been long overdue, but the second half of second year really hit me like a hurricane! It's been a whirlwind of tests, meetings, heightened extracurriculars, lots of personal obligations, and trying to find a time to start Step 1 studying in between. [...]

What fashion means to me

What fashion means to me

I wasn't always obsessed with fashion. It's weird to me to even say that I sort of have a fashion blog now and all my childhood friends are probably incredulous, because up until midway through middle school, I really didn't care much about clothes and let my mom basically shop for me. I've written about [...]