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“I will not be trained to deny care”

To get into med school, you have to prove a bunch of things. You have to prove that you understand basic science, so you write your MCAT.You have to prove that you’re a hard worker, by getting good grades in … Continue reading

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DFDubs gets me through

Ugh, I had this whole thing written up about stresses, and how medical school is tough, and WHY IS IT FULL OF IDIOTS, and how people are mean and when it rains it pours, and being a grownup is so … Continue reading

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In which actual knitting gets done!

**obligatory statement about how I am inconsistent with posting** School lately has been flat out bonkers.  We finished our unit on GI and endocrinology, and trucked right into the kidney. I. Hate. Kidneys. Actually, that’s not true. I hate my … Continue reading

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Med School is a lot like Kindergarten…

Remember that time I started a blog, and then neglected it? I do.  Every day.  And then I do nothing about it. I’m trying to fix it, I really am, and I actually have a backlog of handwritten posts on … Continue reading

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In which the universe craps right on my head

(*As an opening caveat, I would like to recognize the melodrama inherent in the title of this post, and acknowledge that I am in fact a very lucky person, with a very wonderful life, especially when compared to large parts … Continue reading

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Still here, still alive!

Whoah.  The last few weeks have absolutely FLOWN by, and I can barely believe that I just finished my 3rd full week of medical school. The first week – orientation week – was an absolute blur.  Each day there were … Continue reading

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Decreasing World Suck

One of the biggest things I struggle with on a near daily basis is the idea of doing good, or as one of my favourite authors puts it “decreasing world suck”.  It’s probably one of my main motivations for pursuing … Continue reading

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