Puppy Love

Our eyes met across the med school lobby, the sunshine pouring in all around. Though we’d never met, it felt as if we’d known each other since the halcyon days of biochem. He turned his shoulders toward mine. I stared back. To the thud-thud-thud of my heart, he approached.
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The Hydration Dilemma


Manual for Speed (shop.) Folly (blog.)

Drink up! They say. What color’s your pee? They ask. Why care? Students wonder.

We’ve 99 problems, and hydration shouldn’t be one of them. All this polite and well-intentioned advice seems watered down, trivial as exams approach. As we countdown to Christmas break, some minds are left asking–

Why water to keep the brain finals fighting fit?

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Living to Learn Together

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Many in this world are learning to live together. My medically-minded friends and I are living to learn together.

Not that we’ve anything against figuring out how to end wars between countries or siblings or political parties, but our future careers kinda depend on our brains. And our brains rely upon each others’ (see fortune above). Continue reading