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Gratitude- The Gift that keeps on Giving

Few days ago, I was inspired to write a blog post in my sleep. So I instantly woke up, worshiped and pulled out my laptop to begin writing. The blog post was titled “Moving to a strange land at 16”. I wrote for three hours straight and only entertained one pee break....

Being different: A blessing and a curse

  Maybe As I write to you, I will hear from you…… I have been asking myself what I truly want and I think I am beginning to finally get around to it. What I want is simple – Love God, Love People! The “How” is what I am still trying to figure out. How...

My Mental Health Journey (Part 1)

Growing up in a dysfunctional home, you never really know how far it goes to affect your health, mentally and emotionally until much later. It’s even worse when you have to grow up with an emotionally absent mother, Yeah Mama wasn’t there when I needed her the most....

What I wish Someone Told Me when I Graduated Med School

Lately I have been caught up in my reflections, sometimes I get out of the shower in the morning and I spend about thirty minutes standing naked in my room thinking about my life so far. It’s usually not until I check my phone and find out that I am running late for work that I get a grip of myself and decide to put something on. As you come with me on this journey, you would soon find out that I basically live in my imaginations.

Anyway back to my reflections, so I have been really basking in the glory of living my dreams but then, I wasn’t always living the life I dreamt off. I graduated med school in 2011 and I didn’t start doing what I have always wanted to do until 2017. It took me six years to get to this place, six years of chasing other people’s dreams, not thinking my dreams were valid enough, thinking I could never be successful in Nigeria and just listening to everyone except myself. And so I couldn’t help but wonder if I would have made better choices, had someone told me the things that I do know now about life outside medical school.

The wanna-be genius in me decided to pen down a letter anyway, this letter is not just for students in med school, it’s for all students who are almost graduating, just graduated or fresh in college. So here goes my letter;