To My Beloved

To My Beloved By Katie Van Arendonk This Is Us . . . I aspire to watch this new drama but have yet to join the bandwagon. However, I digress . . . this is me and my Beloved on Match Day 2008, the moment that we found out that he matched at Johns Hopkins […] Continue reading →

Keeping “It Gets Better” in Check

Keeping “It Gets Better” in Check By Sarah Paschall As my husband is just months away from completing his medical residency and starting practice, I’m reminded of a mantra that I’ve heard bantered around in medical circles for a while now: It gets better. On the surface level, this idea of “it gets better” provides […] Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day Reflections: Reasons To Be Hopeful

(Editor’s Note: This Valentine’s Day blog was originally published in February 2015, and although the writer’s personal circumstances have changed a little, the sentiment and hope are still relevant as we approach Valentine’s Day 2017.) Valentine’s Day Reflections: Reasons To Be Hopeful By Jessica Cilella This year, I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day alone. Physically, I won’t be […] Continue reading →

It Must Be Nice

(Editor’s Note: This is our all-time most-liked and best read blog post. Read it to find out why.) It Must Be Nice By Erica Camp “It must be nice.” Without a doubt, this is my least favorite colloquialism in the English language. Though not explicitly stated in the phrase, I have always felt that it […] Continue reading →