Was it worth it?

It's coming up to the last few weeks of FY1 and after a long week of on-calls, the mountain of shit I have to do begins to crumble on top of me, one pellet at a time. So a massive bar of chocolate (no regrets) and two cups of tea later, I find myself muddling … Continue reading Was it worth it?

Not together

You know how there are people in this world who are really, what I call 'together'? Honestly, I'm referring to women here, although I'm sure a male equivalent exists... I just haven't paid a great deal of attention to them. This is because my warped conditioning means I compare myself to other women almost reflexively, … Continue reading Not together

The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 2: Dear Medschool

Dear Medschool, I am writing to you to let you know that I am absolutely done. I only have a few more weeks left and I'm towing that incredibly fine line between giving up because I cannot be bothered to even care and fighting until the end and I promise you that you're not going to … Continue reading The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 2: Dear Medschool

21 Things That Have Been Going On In Every Final Year Medical Student’s Head For The Past Two Weeks

Oh. My. Life. I. Am. Going. To. Be. A. Doctor. Next. Year. I’m so not ready for this. Cue mental breakdown number 12 of the morning. A GMC number just arrived in my inbox. Everything is suddenly real. Neither the last four years of my life nor Jeremy Hunt's antics have prepared me for this.Oh balls. Oriel … Continue reading 21 Things That Have Been Going On In Every Final Year Medical Student’s Head For The Past Two Weeks

20 Positively Glorious Things In Life.

I am on a strictly timed revision break right now. Currently, microbiology is absolutely draining my soul and pouring it into little agar plates and petri dishes only to find the minimum concentration of Medicine required to kill me completely. I think this is an apt time for me to stop. So here's a challenge. … Continue reading 20 Positively Glorious Things In Life.

The Buzz.

"To realise one's destiny is a person's only obligation" - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist There is such pressure on us in the world in this day and age to do what we love. Anyone reading this right now is probably reading it from a computer. I'm going to take a stab and say you might … Continue reading The Buzz.

The Annual Revision Period Psychoanalysis.

So it's been a day and I can't keep my fingers off the keyboard. Looks like I've contracted an acute bout of Blogacythaemia- too much blogging excitement in my bloodstream. I'm currently in my study period for my upcoming exams in a couple of weeks time. And every study period, as most students know (work … Continue reading The Annual Revision Period Psychoanalysis.