Courage, Patience and Connection, these are my words of 2019. I chose them when I was reflecting on 2018 and I was thinking about what my hopes and dreams are for this trip around the sun. One didn’t fit without the other and I think I’m only just beginning the ways that they weave together.…… Continue reading Three Words.
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
We’ve been on a road of neurons and the connections their axons make. A road filled with the cranial nerves, stroke consequences, brain tumors, and psychiatric disorders. Everything brain. A rhythmic pulse of a beating heart. A rise and fall of expanding lungs. Tears of joy, ecstasy, sorrow. A decision to choose. To say yes…… Continue reading Keep Going
Once a month, at the Swallow Hill Music Hall in Denver there is a gathering of people. To listen to strangers share their fears, accomplishments, comedy, sadness, and adventure. It’s beautiful to watch someone walk up on stage, brave enough to speak out loud some of the most vulnerable details of their lives. This is…… Continue reading A Story
Yesterday was January 30th and perfect in almost every way. I probably would have changed that sentence to read “perfect in every way” had I not spent ~6 hours of my Saturday hanging out with mice, but c’est la vie, I did and unless time travel becomes a thing soon then there’s nothing I can do…… Continue reading Sunny and 65
Dear Admissions Committee – I have seen your rejection letter. Actually, I’ve read it many times, over and over again. You see, I’m trying to figure out if what I’m reading is some sort of sick joke or if it’s real life. Are you trying to test me? Is this an attempt to figure out…… Continue reading An Open Letter to my Dreams