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Outpatient is O.V.E.R.

Thank goodness! This was definitely my least favorite clerkship so far – being in Wilmington was fun, I just felt stagnant and like the only learning I got was from a textbook, not my patients. 1,085 more words

Med School

2014/2015 - surgery and beyond

WARNING: I’m my own therapist.  Raw writing has helped me work through Stuff and record some of it.

The first person i shared my health drama with was a farmers market buddy, with a lotta counseling and surgery under her belt: perfect.  6,391 more words


Day 60 - A Busy Morning

Today has been a pretty busy morning. Unfortunately, Jen’s aunt had to have some emergency surgery in regards to a clot/blockage they found on her leg. 314 more words

Life Update

Day 13

Right toe is looking mildly better! Left is redder however.

Pain in right toe has decreased significantly (but potentially because I haven’t worn shoes today, we’ll find out soon) but left is still relatively sore. 31 more words

Daily Updates


So this past two weeks have been anything but fun. I found out that I have to get my tonsils out. This will hopefully alleviate my upper obstruction respiratory issue I have going on. 154 more words

Long Overdue Update Post

I want to apologize for being MIA the last few months. One of my goals for 2015 was to focus on this blog, but little did I know the beginning of my year would be so awful! 713 more words

The Other Side (Part II)

So as promised, here are my musings after personally undergoing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. It is my second day post-op and overall I feel quite good. Still having some pain at the epigastric incision with coughing and moving around quite well none the less. 971 more words