The Growing Stage

I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since I last had a blog post up. Like I said in my last post, life has just been getting way too real, too fast.

It’s like I’ve been doing a running start for the pool and now it’s getting close to the point where I’m forced to jump in and I don’t know if I’m going to swim, sink or just float in place. The pit at the bottom of my stomach is steadily growing as deadlines approach: MCAT test day, graduation, applying for grad school/jobs.

Interestingly enough, I saw an acquaintance at work the other day and remembered the fact that he was a senior while I was a freshman and now, I’m the senior getting ready to graduate. Maybe interesting wasn’t the word for that scenario; frightening is the better choice.


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When you’re pre-med and confused as all hell.



You see that title there? That’s me. I’ve been pre-med since I stepped foot at university. Shoot, I’ve been pre-med since my dad was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer and I wanted to find the cure and save his life. But I’m also confused as all hell. Honestly, I’m really kinda freakin’ lost in this whole thing. I wax and wane, up and down. Today I want to be a doctor, tomorrow I want to quit everything and travel the world. Monday, I remember I’m broke and kick myself for not pursing computer engineering and getting amazing paid internships, and Thursday, I watch Grey’s Anatomy and remember I want to be a doctor again. Friday, I’m planning my entire life from classes to MCAT dates, looking up deadlines, internships, research, I’m on overdrive. Just call me Dr. Dez. By Sunday, I remember it’s second semester Junior year and I’ve wasted so much time being confused about pre-med and I’m down and sad and wondering why I didn’t get my act together freshman year.

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2015 Goals – Year of Above & Beyond



Happy New Year!! It’s 2015, yippeeeeeee! I hope all of you had a wonderful New Years Eve. Instead of making resolutions for the new year, I decided to make 2015 a year of exceeding my goals, a year of going the extra mile, a year of Above and Beyond. Here are my Goals for 2015!

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