A Black Female Medical Student

Posted on: March 21, 2009

Yes. I know. I haven’t posted in forever. Actually, I just haven’t posted this entire quarter. This quarter was a bit of a challenge for me. I actually suffered a bit of a nervous breakdown sometime last month and I was a bit busy with the whole recovery thing.

So the first part of the quarter, I spent feeling helpless as I watched my life go to shambles. The second part of the quarter I spent regaining my confidence and self-esteem as I quickly built it back up. There’s not a lot of room for shambly ppl in medical school :-). Now, I’m pretty happy with my life. I’m home for spring break for the next few days, I plan to get lots of sleep, see some friends, do some shopping, and some lightweight studying.

I’m also dating someone now. He’s a classmate, and very different from everyone else I’ve dated. I guess we’ll see how it goes.

It’s March (almost April), and SPRING is almost here! Spring is probably my favorite season, and after having made it though a Chicago winter, I couldn’t be more excited.

I’m on the hunt for dresses, dresses and MORE dresses, as well as flats (as bright as you could possible make them, please) and FLIP-FLOPS. Anyone who knows me  knows I have a deep and intens love for flip-flops. They are so fun, convenient and FUN. This spring, I’m all about being flirty, feminine, and cute… from the hair, to the makeup, to the clothes and shoes.

I’m really looking forward to it.

I’ve also got quite a few projects to pull of this spring in addition to preparing for my summer research project, so I will probably be very busy.

The good thing is that I will be bringing my car back to Chicago with me next week so I will be MOBILE. Hallelujah.

Yeah… that’s the mini-update of my life thus far.


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  • abeja: Just found this blog skimming seems interesting...
  • Tashawna: Hey, Im a freshman in college and have been skimming through a few of your blogs. I just wanted to ask you some questions on how you got into medschoo
  • blackgirlmd: No she wasn't scared. Like I said, I think she already knew. My hours are cool. I have about four 8-hr shifts every wk which is pretty chill. Wayyy be


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