MEDICINE

Nurse to Doctor?!?!

Nurse to Doctor?!?!

In my last post, I mentioned that I would post my statement of purpose, attempting to explain my transition from nursing to medicine. I don’t know if anyone would even be curious to read, but I hope this helps to explain my passion of helping […]

I Finally Received my Hogwarts Letter!

I Finally Received my Hogwarts Letter!

In several previous posts, I’ve mentioned some big changes happening in my life in 2018. I’ve also mentioned that I will be going back to school this summer. I haven’t told too many people, besides close friends and family back home, and a handful of […]

Mobilizing Medical Missions

Mobilizing Medical Missions

A few weeks ago, I went to a medical conference all about going abroad and meeting pressing global health care needs. It was something I’d been looking forward to since last year (because I couldn’t go) and because global health is something I’m very interested […]

On Letting Go Of Life

On Letting Go Of Life

A couple years ago, when I was visiting my grandmother in Mexico, I decided to finally read Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Everyone had read it growing up, either for fun or in highschool as part of the English program, but I never did. […]

Why I Became a Nurse

Why I Became a Nurse

A couple of days ago, one of my patients asked me that dreaded question… “So why did you decide to become a nurse?” I dreaded that question because I felt that so many of my classmates in nursing school had such meaningful and profound answers […]