Changes

You have limited time here on this earth, and you shouldn’t settle for feeling miserable or uninspired on a regular basis. It’s easy to look at that quote above and dismiss it as being too idealistic, but it shouldn’t be. You will inevitably hit moments of sadness, despair or anger in your pursuit of happiness, but […]

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Keys to a Happy Long Distance Relationship

NFL season is upon us. Usually I’m excited, but this year, it’s a bittersweet feeling. Teams opened training camp this past Thursday, which means my boyfriend, Tre, had to head back up to Seattle for the start of his third season. Right now, he’s just focused on the four grueling weeks of camp that lie […]

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Sunday Scaries

I go back to school in a month, and just typing those words creates a nervous flutter in my stomach. I’ll be starting my Master of Health Science, Physician Assistant program, and let’s be honest, I don’t really know what I’m in for. The PA program is roughly about a year less than the MD […]

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When the Slump Moves In

Every few months I go through a slump. This slump consists of an indefinite amount of time where my creative meter lies at zero, and I have absolutely no energy or motivation for anything. These are the kind of days where Pringles substitute your meals because the mere thought of getting up to open the […]

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A Letter to God About Love

Dear God, Sometimes, the fact that we can’t put a face to your name can make it difficult to believe in your existence. Bad things happen, prayers go unanswered, and the despair effortlessly multiplies. Yet, every time the bad seemingly starts outweighing the good, you show up with a sign that is undoubtedly from you. […]

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Why I Went Vegan

When I was five, my school held a mini graduation for my Kindergarten class. I remember feeling my nerves wake up as I looked out at the crowd. Our teacher had given us construction paper the night before, and had instructed us to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up so […]

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Maybe Don’t Follow Your Passion

I’ve had a lot of difficulty trying to identify what my passion is. I used to think my passion was medicine, but now, I’m not so sure it is. Don’t get me wrong, everything about medicine fascinates me, and the fact that I will literally be able to save lives in just a couple of […]

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