Sometimes we reach for the stars because we think we need to leave a certain mark in this world by being excellent in what we do. In this endeavor lies the heartache and bitter jealousy intertwined in being human and succumbing to human nature. Sometimes I find myself jealous of people who have made their little steps to achieving greatness. Those little bouts of brilliance and excellence is what...
The Last Stretch
This may be the last pivotal event in my Internship Year, IM Oral Exam. Some say its over rated but a significant number have failed. After this I believe everything will be smooth sailing up until “future Nino” comes across the Medical Board Exams. I hope everything goes well in the next few hours. Shit’s about to get real.
That was a very good endorsement, Nino. Keep it up.– IM resident its just an OPD endorsement but I feel good about doing something well today. IM is really not my strength, but I try.
Missing The Snap and the Fleeting Shutter
I’ve was an avid amateur photographer before, until i got stuck in this shit hole called PGH. Now its just the same shit on different days. And its kind of unethical to randomly shoot patients in despair. Now I’m limited to taking stealthy photos using my phone. Acceptable quality but whenever I look at them, I keep telling myself that this could have been superb if I had my old...