This is a post of two parts. It’s hard to imagine that 9 months ago we were in our first week of medical school. Having pledged our lives to be doctors and making one of the hardest decisions of our lives. Now (whilst writing this) I am getting dressed to celebrate the end of our… Continue reading Medical School and Me: Then and Now
This week a much happier medical student is writing this post, the one who finally feels they are getting back on track with life. It’s been a combination of smiling through the mental break, eating healthy and exercising, and gaining some confidence. The confidence came from Friday’s Clinical skills lesson. During this season we get… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Back on Track
The medical school and its pupils are decked in Christmas attire. There are trees, jumpers and reindeer headbands and the atmosphere has been mixed between exhaustion and excitement about the soon to be festive season… and now its here! The Christmas Holidays! It’s hard to believe that I have completed 40% of year 1 at… Continue reading Med School Diaries | Made it to Christmas!
My first week of medical school is officially over! It's been a tough week mentally and emotionally. Having to balance the vast input of information with the physical strain my body went under cycling to and from uni every day - definitely a new experience for me. I am happy to finally have gotten started,… Continue reading My First Week of Medical School