Your heart or mine?

I want to talk about people who throughout this year have treated you badly, who may have wronged you or ignored you, those people who only seem to remember your name when they need something or



I have often wondered what it feels like to be a patient in the hospital. My personal experiences as a patient have been limited to the occasional clinic visit, having my wisdom teeth removed and


Medical School: A Fairytale

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess, who had decided to go on a long journey. She had been told about what lay at the end of a long and winding path. It was all of the good things


Just Like You

When you saw that first slice through a cadaver, you felt something. It showed. I felt it, too. When you set up your first IV, your hands shook. You tried to hide it, but I saw. When you held the


When I Grow Up…

What do I want to be when I grow up? It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves, or been asked by others, at some point. Kids attempt to answer it by using their imaginations, ‘playing pretend’



“Normal is an illusion. What is normal to a spider is chaos to the fly.” I had a very unproductive evening in the library that day. It was empty, mostly because of the long weekend