Lessons Learned

As I transition from high school to college, I find that more and more young students look up to me for advice on how to fulfill their four years of high school. Being a mentor in a youth group for kids ages 12-16, a peer…

PCOS Blog

Emotional Wellness and PCOS

The most common signs of PCOS are symptoms you can see, which include: extra hair on the face and other areas where you don’t necessarily want hair (called “hirsutism”), pimples or acne, irregular periods, extra weight, and patches of dark skin on the back of…

Ever Wonder What Others Think Of You?

Honest, grounded, thoughtful, motivated, organized, social, laid-back, reliable, positive, professional, dependable, kind, beautiful, persevering, friendly, curious, amicable, resourceful, inspiring, loving, motivating, blunt, expressive, responsible, pretty, bossy, big-attitude, lazy, dedicated, and hardworking. These are all the words used to describe me by my closest friends, family,…

Medical Residents

Get More Out of Your Medical Appointments in 2018

Have you ever wondered what to ask your health care provider? Have you ever been unsure if you could ask something privately? Have you wanted to know more about your health? You’re not alone. Many teens, young adults and even older adults feel unsure about…

PCOS Blog

Don’t be Fooled by the “Whole Grain” Game

I often talk to people about the importance of eating whole grains which includes whole wheat, brown rice, quinoa, oats, buckwheat, corn, bulger, and more. These grains are important for the health benefits that they provide through vitamins, minerals, and fiber in a way that…

Seize The Day

I spent last weekend either giggling because I was almost done with college applications or crying because I was so stressed out. Although it’s been about two months since I’ve had the title “senior,” I can say that I’ve experienced enough of high school to…