New Year. New[ly motivated] Me.

Happy 2018! I hope everyone enjoyed their celebration. I got to ring in the new year warm and cozy in pjs with my family. I’m not one to party, so I couldn’t have asked for anything better. There’s something different about this new year, though. Something inside of me tells me that 2018 will be filled with great things. I can’t explain the feeling, but it … Continue reading New Year. New[ly motivated] Me.

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it’s okay to not be okay

I know I’ve been absent for a really long time and I’m sorry. Over these past few months, I’ve received many encouraging and heartfelt messages from you. I’ve had some people say they admire me for being strong. Truth is, I don’t feel strong – I actually feel the opposite: weak. I’ve been absent because I don’t know how to face the people that believed … Continue reading it’s okay to not be okay

From Undergrad to MCAT to The Unknown – Part Two


This week, I am continuing my multi-part series about my personal struggles as a pre-medicine student. I want to thank everyone who has taken time to read through my story. Talking about my story is hard, but I want to share it in case there’s other people out there going through the same thing. We are not alone.

Dealing with Trauma

*This is a very sensitive section. I want to apologize in advance for any scattered thoughts, as these are my raw thoughts and emotions. Trigger warning: I will mention depression and suicidal thoughts*

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