That look in your eyes

May 13, 2012 Amy Disability StuffResidencyThe Future

At the end of my palliative care rotation, I helped the professor clean up after our project presentations.  He looked at me, I looked at him. He makes an awkward allusion to my disability and the story I had just shared about my friend Laura. I tell him I have a genetic form of degenerative […]

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Lies

May 13, 2012 Amy MissionsResidencyThe Future

In my last post I said I hated the ICU. I lied. I actually love it. The medicine is acute, fascinating and finally teaching me all the physiology that never quite added up for me in my textbooks. Second Lie: I do care about what happens job wise in 13 months. And as I brave […]

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Post Residency Bucket List

May 1, 2012 Amy RandomResidencyThe FutureTRAVEL

Well the ICU is mostly what I expected.  I think my biggest problem in medicine is I am just over doing things I do not find super educational (there is learning to be had in the ICU but its hard to do when your role is to do paperwork and field pages for flush orders) […]

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True Story…Best weekend….

April 22, 2012 Amy General

1. I only live 5.5 hours from Asheville….I swear life will never be the same. 2. Mountains calm and center me. 3. As much drama on and off the stage….Parables was one of the greatest things that ever happened to me. The people are my second family (along with Sacred Tuesday crowd). I can walk […]

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Stolen Idenity

April 22, 2012 Amy Disability StuffResidencyThe Future

When I was in medical school, every day was HELLO…(awkward stare)….yes I am the token med student in a wheelchair.  Can we get past this?  Because every where I went (even peds) we talked about this continuously. Then I came here i was doctor and no one really ever asked any questions. and for a […]

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