This isn't a very long post. It's not even a medium length post. This Arrows and Ailments post comes to you on a relaxed Saturday afternoon from a very grey, windy city of London. I'm home alone this weekend and halfway through I've realised just how much I needed this. I'm extremely introverted by nature… Continue reading Rest and Recuperation
Hello. It's me again. It's the end of another month. I'm in this really weird position. The position of knowing where I'll be this August. Of knowing what the next chapter of my life will be. It's strange because I'm able to somewhat take my mind off of my pending enrolment into medical school and… Continue reading Stuff
It's Friday today. Friday 31st of January 2020 to be exact. I'm feeling pensive. Reflecting on my life so far and feeling like I've not really accomplished much. The irony that I was so focused for so many years on getting into medical school so I could save lives, that I forgot to live. The… Continue reading Perspective
Last time I posted, I was a medical student. Stressed but happy. Looking forward to four years in the future when I would finally become a doctor. Well, here we are four years later. A lot has happened. I'm not a doctor. I left the course at the end of my first year. Or rather,… Continue reading Four Years Later (and some change)
So my first semester of medical school is over. I'm back home in London for the holidays and it's been great getting to see my family and friends, especially as I hadn't been home since I left in September. Before I came back though a requirement for the course was to write a reflection which… Continue reading The Most Important Thing I Have Learned About Myself So Far This Year As A Medical Student
So it's been approximately 5 weeks since I started medical school. Well 6 weeks if you count induction week. I meant to post an update much sooner than this but things just kept piling up until eventually I resolved to make this post at the end of my first block. So let's recap. Induction week… Continue reading Reflecting on My First Block of Medical School
So moving day came and went. I meant to write a post much sooner but I've been so insanely busy. Remember when I said I would regret not packing earlier? Guess who regretted not packing earlier. I got home at 2am and then decided that that would be a good time to start packing. I… Continue reading Goodbye London, Hello Coventry!