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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]