Have things in your life ever panned out so perfectly that you vigorously pinch your arm just to make sure it isn’t a dream? Well for me, that’s been life lately. I am full of excitement for my future, and my present day-to-day. Check in with me in a few months, I might have dark … Continue reading The Dream You Never Wake Up From
Here we are, the tail end of March with April creeping up on us quickly. If you have read my past blogs, you may recall that April is a big month for me. On April 25th I am sitting for the National Physical Therapy Exam (a.k.a. "The Boards") to gain my license to practice physical … Continue reading I’m Taking My Talents To…
I know it’s a cliché for one to say “time really flies” but BOY, it does! I can’t believe that now it has been about a year and a half since I was given my white coat, over a year since my first clinical internship, and now my second clinical internship is also in the … Continue reading First Glimpse
Many people are unaware of how many areas physical therapists treat in, myself including prior to starting PT school. Even medical colleagues of physical therapy as a profession may be shocked to hear some of the settings in which we treat and diagnoses that we can intervene in. For example, this week I spent time … Continue reading Customizing My PT School Experience
"Patience is a virtue" they say, but how many of us are really that virtuous? I for one am not. Playing what I like to call “the waiting game” was an extremely difficult time period for me. The funny thing is, looking back I’ve realized that playing the waiting game to get into University of … Continue reading The Waiting Game
First of all, thank you thank you thank you so much for the overwhelming amount of support from my last post! I am so glad that my story reached people who needed to hear it. 🙂 Now… as promised, I want to share with you 5 lessons that I learned from the seventeen rejections mentioned … Continue reading Turning my Rejections into Blessings
Seventeen. Why is that such a significant number? A number that I will never forget. A number that haunted me but now motivates me. A number that controlled my thoughts for two years. A number that resulted in me sacrificing my health. A number that fully consumed me. But most importantly, a number that signifies … Continue reading Seventeen
So, you've clicked the link and made it here to my blog. The first questions that popped into your mind were probably "a golden PT?" "What is that?" "What is a PT, and why is it golden?" "What is Alyssa even talking about?" Well, let's start off my blog with answering those very questions to … Continue reading A Golden PT? What does that even mean?