Making the Most of Summer

Aaaah, sweet summertime… Normally, I would be sleeping as much as possible, binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy on Netflix, and enjoying a few books while sunbathing (wearing SPF 30 broad spectrum sunscreen, of course 😉 ) by the pool.  However, since this is my very last summer break, I want to make the most of it and spend my time with […]

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What I Learned During the First Year of Medical School

First year of medical school is officially OVER! I can’t believe how quickly the time has flown by, and how much I have learned not only about medicine, but also about myself. Here are the biggest lessons I have learned this year: 1. I am here to LEARN. I am not expected to know everything […]

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Living Raediantly

Those of you grammatically correct individuals out there are mentally asking, “Uh, why did she add an extra ‘e’ to the word ‘radiantly’ in her blog name? If she’s writing a blog, shouldn’t she know how to spell?” Well, quite simply, my name is Melina Rae, and I am on a mission to live radiantly. “Oh. […]

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