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Wraiths

We are the wraiths floating in the shadows, keeping the monsters off the path. Our souls are bare and tattered, the memory of a form. You marvel at what was lost to carry out this…Continue readingWraiths

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Please Wait, Death Is Loading

Ms. A was brought in from a nursing facility by the transport team my first week of ICU rotation. I had no idea what I was doing and my first thought was, “she looks old,…Continue readingPlease Wait, Death Is Loading

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Scheduled (Dis)Appointment

There’s no easy way to say this: No matter the Match outcome, a lot of people I love and care about are going to be disappointed. Chances are that if you’re reading this, you have…Continue readingScheduled (Dis)Appointment

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Chatter

People are talking. I see them smiling and hear the rise and fall of their laugher, their voices flowing around me as I slip soundlessly through the moving clusters. They seem so excited, but I…Continue readingChatter

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Beginning of the End of the Beginning | Loma Linda University School of Medicine Student Blog

I will start with the best part: Friday, I presented my thesis proposal––and passed! I’ve spent the rest of the weekend being ecstatic. Typically, the response from others follows a somewhat less enthusiastic motif. “Wow,…Continue readingBeginning of the End of the Beginning | Loma Linda University School of Medicine Student Blog

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Wild Zones | Loma Linda University School of Medicine Student Blog

At one point in my life I spent a lot of time mowing the lawn. We had a decently-sized area with terrain ranging from wide, flat spaces to steep hills and washed-out depressions. The ride-on…Continue readingWild Zones | Loma Linda University School of Medicine Student Blog

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Instagram, The Nostalgia Of Now And Reckoning The Future – BuzzFeed

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/petrusich/instagram-the-nostalgia-of-now-and-reckoning-theContinue readingInstagram, The Nostalgia Of Now And Reckoning The Future – BuzzFeed

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One Long Week

I stayed up writing a post last night, attached images to it this morning, and sent the email to Posterous before leaving for the research symposium—only to have it disappear from existence between my phone,…Continue readingOne Long Week