Closer to Death

I can’t believe another year has gone by.  Not certain that I have made it to third year medicine but at this point I’m just happy that I wrote those exams without going through a nervous breakdown.  Prior to one of my exams I was reading an online article about Brandon Crisp, the boy who […]

Medical Student by Numbers

These are the things that matter to me as a medical student: 1. Family 2. Food 3. Shelter 4. Friends 5. Money 6. Love interest 7. Working Out 1 provides 2 and 3.  Without 1 I’d be homeless and starving and would therefore be unable to continue my studies.  There’s a fine line between being […]

Life: It sucks when you’re a medical student.  I just finished an essay and about to start another one.  I’m pretty sure the first one makes no sense but I don’t care anymore.  I’m sick of looking at its ugly face all night.  Why must they insist we keep writing about crap which I might […]

Quitting Medical School

My apologies to those who visit this site regularly.  I haven’t posted anything regarding my life recently mainly because I haven’t had anything to talk about.  My life has become boring and everyday is a routine.  Sometimes I feel like I’m just going through the motions without any cognitive awareness of where I am half […]

Stick-in-Ass Syndrome: A Dangerous Yet Silent Killer

Just from the title I’m sure you can figure out what I’m about to talk about.  No it’s not the working title to the critically anticipated “Scrubs” movie where Dr. Cox walks around with an imaginary stick up his ass and J.D. does everything he can to remove it… and then successfully does so with […]

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I’m beginning to notice that there is a lot more to be expected of you in second year.  You can’t skip as many classes, you can’t show up late to lectures, and you definitely have to open up a textbook once in a while.  Hmmm, it’s going to take some time getting use to.   OK […]