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Reclaiming My Life

2017 was literally the worst year of my life. If you’ve followed my journey to this point, you’re aware that I was the primary caregiver for my mother who was suffering from advanced heart failure and illnesses secondary to that. In addition, I’ve been in college since 2010 (undergrad and immediately into graduate school). Well,… Continue reading Reclaiming My Life

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | The War Within

"Most of the time what happens is I worry so much about so many things that are out of my control that I start to get sad, overwhelmed, and unresponsive (lack of motivation/action). "

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Keep Moving

“Life is like riding a bicycle – In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | What my mid 20s has taught me so far

"You may surprise yourself, but I think a huge part of embracing where you are and where you are going in life is learning more about who you are. "

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Following my dreams or wasting my time?

"At times I can’t help but think that maybe I’m wasting my time trying to pursue a dream that still seems so far away from me."

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Everything Happens for a Reason

"EVERYTHING happens for a reason; the sadness, heartache, and bad experiences will be worth it in the grand scheme of things. Just keep going."

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be one thing: a doctor. It started out with me wanting to be a neurosurgeon, which transformed to a desire to practice cardiology, and soon led me to an interest in doing research. My dream has literally always been to save lives. Along… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesday | Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

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A Mother’s Love

Today is a day that has been set aside to celebrate the women that have truly birthed the world: mothers. I am lucky enough to have many influential women in my life that most definitely serve as mother figures, but most importantly, I am blessed to still have my mom in my life. My mother… Continue reading A Mother’s Love