Another Cancellation

COVID-19 This seems to be the word on everyone’s lips. Followed by anxiety, fear, astonishment and uncertainty. We get multiple emails a day with updates but even that doesn’t feel like enough. It’s changing rapidly and now I’m sitting in my apartment for what feels like the 100th hour practicing “social distancing”. We aren’t canceling…… Continue reading Another Cancellation

Not My Patagonia

I slowed my pace as I walked from the Emergency Department CT scanner back to my computer in Care Unit 1. My shoes briefly disturbed the down that had settled on the floor. Gravity pulled it back to the ground.  As I passed the recess bay, my eyes turned to where more feathers rested amidst…… Continue reading Not My Patagonia

The 5 Letter Word

I recently spent a morning on palliative care and I wondered, “How do you deal with so much death and dying?” My preceptor declared that there were many things more terrifying than death. With her patients, she has the opportunity to consider quality of life and contemplate death on a daily basis; things like, where…… Continue reading The 5 Letter Word

Slow Down, It’s Not a Race

What up World? It’s been a minute! It’s actually been longer… but it sure feels like time sped up and somehow I landed here. A yoga instructor I had the other day talked the whole class about slowing down. It resonated with me and I wonder how many other people feel this pull to race…… Continue reading Slow Down, It’s Not a Race

October in Review

October in review, for all of the things that I’ve wanted to say this month but haven’t had the time or energy to channel them out into the world wide web. Maybe it’s better this way. I’m not sure. I’m still trying to figure out how to keep this blog going while in medical school.…… Continue reading October in Review