I recently wrote about my views on quitting, but it appears that I have more to say about it. In an effort to allow all of my thoughts to come out however they want, I sat down and typed. There are some thematic redundancies and similarities to the other story, but I thought someone might … More I almost never learned to play guitar because of Yoda.
The cultivation of a practitioner I will decide to be a doctor. I will pack up my things. I will leave my family, my friends. I will be nervous. I will hear a speech at orientation where the speaker says, “Look around you. These people are your family now.” I will not want a new … More I guess I write poetry now.
If you memorize the lyrics to this song, you’ll know everything you need to know about the human immune system. (My apologies for the horrendous accent) The microbe is always meaner when it is coughed in your face and gets past innate defenses, but that is a big mistake. The body has many … More How to study for an Immunology exam.
When I was in the fourth grade, I wanted to try playing basketball. My parents signed me up for a league. At the time, I was somewhere around four feet tall and about 80 pounds. That’s the nice way of saying that I was absolutely terrible at basketball. I remember one particular practice where I … More How ‘Under the Sea’ showed me that I’m not a quitter.
Today, I found out that I was accepted into my first choice medical school. I’m completely blown away. I can’t believe I made it this far. I mean, I’ve always thought I was an intelligent guy, but in looking back at my journey up to this point, I realize, I’m actually kind of an idiot. … More Med School Acceptance.
I had this idea to move to Hawai’i and become a doctor. A noble dream, I suppose. Most people kind of laughed at the idea that a 23-year-old college dropout rock star wanna-be would actually follow through on a goal like that. 8 months later, I was boarding a plane to Hawai’i on a journey … More Crushed By Student Loans