After months and many applications sent to hundreds of different companies and positions, I found myself feeling depressed. I was being denied and not even given a chance right out of receiving my bachelors degree from Central Michigan University. Did I just waste the last 4 years of my life? Absolutely not. I learned the… Continue reading A New Page
You know what’s more embarrassing than hearing 60-80 year olds walking/running everyday for 10 miles a day when most days you don’t even walk for a mile? Everything. There’s nothing more shocking than watching the older population go farther (for the Bruce protocol) than the younger population that comes through the hospital. For those who… Continue reading 4.2 miles
Saturday, March 5th: One thing I do not like are planes & today I endured three United Airlines. The first plane was just to Chicago from Detroit which was an hour ride, a good start for the day. I was lucky enough to get aisle seats each plane ride which also made me the fifth… Continue reading Medical/Dental Global Brigade 2017
This numb feeling, the feeling of no hope and your life coming to a sudden hault. This was the feeling I got when I finally got that email I’ve been waiting for all four years of college. For quite some time now, I’ve known Occupational Therapy was my calling. I knew helping people especially through this… Continue reading Change is good?
In high school, I went for a daily bike ride with my parents after dinner. We went down the same beaten path and the weather was perfect. I mad it about half of the way when all of a sudden I felt like I couldn’t breathe and I felt light headed. Next thing I know,… Continue reading Asthma Didn’t Stop Me
With the help from my grandma, I raised $75 to jump into a freezing cold pool on Saturday February 18th, 2017 for Special Olympics! The $75 sends two Special Olympic athletes to the Summer, Fall or Winter State Games for free so raising this money meant a lot to me and the athletes! Being on… Continue reading Special Olympics Polar Plunge
Wow. There is no other words that can explain how the week at Traverse City spent away from the workings of school to be surrounded by SOMI athletes in 16 degree weather for hours on end. Starting on Tuesday, January 31st, 100 CMU students travelled to The Grand Traverse Resort & Spa to volunteer until… Continue reading Special Olympics Winter Games