*Gasps* Here I am, coming up for air. It’s been almost a year since my last blog post. I just re-read my last post which I put up day one of residency and now here I am counting down less than 30 days left of residency. I am sadly not surprised I haven’t gotten up … Continue reading Coming Up For Air
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…
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
I’ve had my heart stuck on pediatric physical therapy for quite some time now. Initially I enjoyed the idea of working with kids when my sister Melanie started going to PT in the early stages of her CRPS diagnosis. Her physical therapist focused her treatment on getting her to walk again and being able to … Continue reading Peds PT is the PT for Me!
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?