School’s out

After what felt like the longest term in my whole academic career, I am finally home for just a precious week (yes, your holidays get shorter as you progress through medical school for anyone who is looking to add another con to their list of why they should go into medicine!). I have a number…

Socialising without social media

It has been around two weeks since the start of Lent and since I gave up social media. Apart from ‘heartwarming’ text messages from my phone company and explosions of messages in our group chat, my phone is looking pretty lonely without the constant pinging to remind me that I have been tagged in another…

This Lent season…

My second favourite celebration in the Catholic Church is upon us. Lent. Every year, I give up meat but I wanted to do something more this year. Social media plays a huge role in the lives of an individual living in the 21st century; to the point that it can even be argued that it…

The cowardly Catholic

It’s been a while since I have posted about my faith on this blog. It is very important to me to keep myself grounded by having my faith on the forefront of my mind. Being a young religious person is hard in today’s society. The extremists that are supposedly “following the practices of their religion”…

Rock that body

For those of who have been reading my blog since I started it in the first year of my medical school, you may have been aware of my sister going through a rough patch with her health at the time that I started my journey through medical school. I couldn’t give much away as she…