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set yourself on fire

This morning, I face my first battle of the semester. Neuro exam. This is the neuro exam that we should have faced last Tuesday, but the storm of the century got in the way. That’s not a bad omen or … Continue reading

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finding the fear (and appreciating the beauty)

I am familiar with the fear. I am a familiar in an I-might-have-coffee-with-you-on-the-weekends-but-I’ll-dodge-you-at-the-grocery-store kind of way. So… we have a bit of a love hate relationship. Tuesday is our first exam of the new year. Neuroanatomy. The dreaded neuroanatomy. (un)fortunately, … Continue reading

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zero.

  This is it. Bring it on, winter break.

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still here

  Right now, I should be at home. I should be lounging in front of the fire with a couple of roly poly pit bulls. I should be cozying up with the man who loves me. I should be watching … Continue reading

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medical school in still life

Today is the gross anatomy final. Last night, I donned my last pair of pink gloves. Today, I will be done with anatomy… forever and ever, amen. Or, at least for a little while. I feel like I’m finally understanding … Continue reading

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new shoes

Biochem is over. I’ve passed a medical school class. Great. Regardless of the pass, the outcome for the class as a whole was a little disheartening. It’s not over until Friday, so maybe we’ll get a few points back to … Continue reading

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ready or not…

My first med school final is at 3pm. Biochem. Dude… My study group may or may not have been studying at an IHOP until 2am. Thank goodness for coffee refills. 7 days, 4 finals, absolute madness. After the exam, my … Continue reading

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over

I think I could be a prof. I think it goes something like this… Wake up, drink some coffee, drive to school being real proud of who you are and the roll you are playing in the lives of America’s … Continue reading

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should be

I wish I could muster a little more fear for tomorrow’s biochem exam. I’ve had this material before. I understand a lot of the learning objectives… But I can’t focus on studying. I know that studying is useless because this … Continue reading

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pointless

Last Monday was the anatomy test. I failed. I had two breakdowns in a 12 hour stretch. Big, embarrassing, terrible, sobfest breakdowns. Then I moved on with my life. Last week, we got several points back on the exam. Of … Continue reading

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