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08 May Birtinya in quarantine

Quarantine is a really weird time, made even weirder by living on the already very laidback Sunshine Coast. In the heart of little Birtinya, quarantine feels a lot like living in a dystopian universe from a Pixar movie. The perfectly manicured grass is somehow neat...

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10 Apr What to do with all your Quarantime

Staying at home in your PJs starts to lose its charm a bit as you remember the days spent socialising with friends, going out on the weekend, and even just having the freedom to go anywhere that isn’t the grocery store (a now barren landscape). ...

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14 Mar Summer at Stanthorpe

Nothing is more rural than having your car towed because a kangaroo jumped in front of it. But let’s rewind to the start of my experience. This summer I had the opportunity to do the rural summer observership at Stanthorpe Hospital. To say I was nervous...

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15 Feb ‘This is Going to Hurt’

I hate flying. The cramped economy seating, the strong musty smell of pre-packaged plane food and the incessant crying from babies all throughout the plane (I swear it’s like they take turns) – I hate it all. Stuck on one of these less than pleasant...

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01 Feb Welcome to Year 1!

The idea that a message has the power to make your tummy turn dates back as far as the OG “hey wuu2” of MSN messenger, but truly, even that does not compare to the endorphin rush that the “Congratulations and welcome to medicine” email gives!...

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13 Aug Cardio… Is that Spanish?

Beyoncé once said, "I love my butter pecan ice cream, but I also love to work out”. While I agree with Queen Bey about the ice cream, I don’t think I’ve ever used “love” and “workout” in the same sentence, unless it’s “I love to...

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25 Jul My Wellbeing Story: YEAR 3, 4 + BEYOND

This Blue Week, we asked people at different stages in their medical career, to share their personal Wellbeing Stories unique to the current context of their medical careers. Through various stages of medicine, we all face our own unique challenges and although it may sometimes...

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