I’ve been thinking a lot about failure lately. And I apologize in advance for this behemoth of post. When I started at BYU I had this picture of what I thought my life was going to look like by the time I graduated: married, med school bound, and living in a tiny apartment right off the freeway somewhere. Continue reading


Things I Love

Have you ever had a week where so much has happened that it’s hard to get a grasp on things? It’s not that anything bad happened this week, quite the contrary, but it was just so much. Classes started and the preverbal ‘they’ was not lying about the amount of reading in grad school. It never ends. Continue reading

Girl in DC

Orientation has started and things are starting to settle down which is a huge relief! On Thursday my class took a trip to DC to visit the World Bank. After all ‘official’ visits, we were given a few hours on the National Mall. Most of my classmates went to grab lunch and then on to the Air and Space Museum. I snuck away to the National Gallery of Art and loved every minute of it.  Continue reading