1. Am I Too Late To Link This Genius?
Has every other med school blog already told you to watch it? Have you all already seen it on Facebook? If so, you should watch it again – because let’s be honest, it’s totally worth it.
… Damn you, Wash U Class of 2014, being all funny and industrious while I’m just sitting here, eating cheetos.
2. OB/GYN is like skydiving.
It was an exhilarating experience, and I’m glad I did it… once. And, sure – there are people out there who skydive once, love it, and happily enroll in Skydiver Instructor School (which is totally a thing that I didn’t just make up, I’m pretty sure) and make it their life.
… but I’m not that skydiver. I’m the skydiver who hits the ground all “WHAT A RUSH! … let’s never do it again.”
I don’t know how to explain why without getting into too much detail. It might just be simplest to say that watching a gynecologic surgery will never get past my brain’s alarm system. The “knife-to-skin” moment is terrifying and visceral.
Yeah, the Craigslist ad makes the job look like a death-trap. But I think the article was remiss in not mentioning his especially unique website.
I don’t want to outright claim it’s a good example of a certain Axis II psychiatric disorder, but… it… I can’t.. Argh.
I’m just gonna leave this link here: http://www.parkavenuelasek.com/our-doctor/