Quality of life.

This was a hard week on the surgical ward. We lost a patient last weekend, and although I was introduced to his case later in his course of therapy and had limited interactions with him, his passing has complicated the narrative I have always told myself about medicine and my career as a physician. In... Continue Reading →

5 Easy Workouts Your Body Will Love

Looking for motivation? Or maybe just somewhere to start? These beginner workouts were made just for you. All of them are less than 45 minutes, and all you'll need is a set of dumbbells! Trust me, your body will thank you for these workouts. Total Body Burn 5 minute cardio warmup -- Walk, jog, jump... Continue Reading →

To my anatomy lab donor.

I’m praying for you. I’m praying that you are feeling joy, peace, and contentedness. I’m praying that you are surrounded by people you love. I’m praying that you are not in pain, nor are suffering in any capacity. I praise Jesus for you. I praise Jesus for your heart of compassion. I praise Jesus for... Continue Reading →

Little luxuries.

  Working in hospital here in Trujillo has given me a unique opportunity to meet many people on a personal level, quickly. As such, I've been able to see a lot of vulnerability and honesty not typically afforded to a person you meet on the streets. In honor of Thanksgiving being last week, here are... Continue Reading →

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