Why I Chose Caribbean Medicine

Pictured above is St. George’s University in Grenada where I am attending medical school in the fall. Today gave me clarity. I tell people that I am going to the Caribbean for medical school, and most of the time people ask the same question first. WHY? At first, I was taken back by this question, […]

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Zion National Park

After checking out Horseshoe Bend, Zion National park was a short two hour drive to Utah. This was a last minute add in, but I couldn’t resist with it being so close! Luckily there was a campsite that opened up. I thought it was odd that at about 20 miles out my GPS was still saying 45-50 […]

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Horseshoe Bend

About two hours from the north and south entrance of Grand Canyon National Park and halfway to Zion National Park, is the iconic Horseshoe Bend displaying the Colorado River. This was how the beginning of Day 4 of 8 was spent on the way to Zion National Park. This part of the Grand Canyon is right outside of Page, AZ, […]

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon was the inspiration for my western road trip! This national park charges an entry fee of $30 per vehicle, however, this is where I purchased my “America the Beautiful” National Park pass ($80 and it gets you into every national park for a year)! Purchasing this pass, made me want to take in as many […]

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Petrified National Forest

It’s a 12 hour drive from Tulsa to Petrified National Forest. The good news is you gain two hours from the time zone differences. If you need to stretch your legs about halfway through,  you can also stop by Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, TX; even better, if you leave at midnight, the sun is just beginning to rise. […]

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Virgin Traveler

I am an inexperienced traveler. Acceptance into medical school in another country made it all too real that I was about to be forced out of my comfort zone. My departing flight (50 days away) goes from Tulsa -> Dallas -> Miami (overnight stay) -> Grenada. Until last week, I thought I was going to […]

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Someday is Today

After spending hours trimming my wardrobe for an upcoming move, I pulled into my parents’ driveway at four o’ clock in the morning (night shift probs). Due to a constantly messed up sleep schedule, I decided to try my luck in my parents’ DVR. Man, I hit the jackpot. In 2004 A Cinderella Story was […]

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