Hey guys! I'm writing today to list out how to best prepare to be on your A-Game when you start APPE rotations. Note: This is just what has helped me feel prepared as I go into rotations in May. Other things may work better for different people. 1. First things first, during the first 3 … Continue reading Preparing for Rotations
In order to best study for final exams, I start studying ~3-4 days BEFORE I EVEN THINK THAT I NEED TO STUDY for an exam. It is critical to give yourself enough time. Here are some tips that I have to make that happen: Make "Quick Disease Fact Sheets" or "Quick Medication Fact Sheets" Example … Continue reading Study Tips: Final Exams in Pharmacy School
Sometimes I’m ready to hit publish on one of these posts, BUT something (ahem, Jesus) whispers “no, not yet!” And, of course, He is right every time! Before I could hit submit, I first needed more review on a lesson I thought I already knew by our wonderful, Heavenly Father.
Merriam Webster defines serenity as “the quality or state of being serene.”
It defines serene as “marked by or suggestive of utter calm and unruffled repose or quietude,” and “clear and free of storms or unpleasant change,” and “shining bright and steady.”
Who doesn’t want to be free of storms or unpleasant change? Who wouldn’t want to be steady?
Put me first in line for all that. Yes, please and thank you!
At the start of this academic season, I was sent the serenity prayer over email. I was going through some stuff, as we all do from time to…
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To be 100% honest with you guys, this semester hasn't really been too stressful for me. I've been able to do a lot of things that I never would have thought I could during pharmacy school. However, this week hit me like a ton of bricks. I'm sure a lot of you know exactly where … Continue reading It’s Not the Stress That Kills Us, It’s Our Reaction to It.
Story by Sarah Goff Six Union pharmacy students spent a week this summer as part of a medical mission team that served in Cairo, Egypt. The students — Bailee Esch, Hunter Hanson, Payton Pulse, Firas Quran, Brooke Sanders and Ali Ward — spent four days working in medical clinics, each day in a different local […]Pharmacy … Continue reading Pharmacy students show Christ’s love through medical mission trip in Egypt — Union Life
As a future pharmacist and certified immunizer, I take this topic very seriously and I'm here to discuss the pros and cons of immunizations. Pros: Protecting yourself and your family from vaccine-preventable diseases.Avoiding complications from vaccine-preventable diseases (i.e. blindness, brain infections, bleeding, paralysis, death).Herd Immunity (When the majority of the population is vaccinated, it is … Continue reading To Vaccinate or Not Vaccinate… That is the Question
Hey y'all! It's been an amazing month in my Hospital IPPE rotation. I'm writing this blog post as an update about what I've been up to the past month! Enjoy. Week 1: Learning about the medication dispensing/ order verifying process in a hospital pharmacy. This week I learned a lot about how the typical hospital … Continue reading A Month in my Life: IPPE Hospital Rotation
Okay, y'all, this is going to be a really rant-y blog post, but it really needs to be said. I'm just a simple girl trying to live in this complex world around me. I know what I want. In life, in love, etc. I don't understand why it's so difficult for other people to be … Continue reading A Simple Girl Living in a Complex World
As I sit here today watching the class of 2019 walk across the stage, I’m left with my thoughts. The inevitable “what if’s”. For the past few weeks I’ve been sad. More than I have let on. You see… these are my people. The people that graduated High School when I did, the people that … Continue reading On May 11th, 2019
For at least 10 years, I have been controlled by the demon inside of me. I've let it dictate my actions. I've let it dictate what I say. I refuse to let this anxiety cripple me anymore. I'm writing this because I'm finally ready to let it all out. Sure, I've written blog posts about … Continue reading I Refuse to Let IT Control Me.