“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ― Shel Silverstein Y'all, 2020 continues to amaze me. Who knew the first week of June would be like this? City curfews, … Continue reading The Weekly Get Down: Black-Owned Businesses, Soca Runs, & Love Island (UK)
"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." - Winnie the Pooh We made it to the weekend, we reeeeally made it, after this long, EXHAUSTING, emotionally draining week. Take a deep breath, let it out, woosahh. We're alive. Alive to feel these raw emotions me and so … Continue reading The Weekly Get Down: Black Men, Queen Things, & Lovebirds
“When nothing is certain, anything is possible.” – Bianca Bass Happy Saturday my people! I'm so happy we made it to the weekend. This week started off rough for me. I came across this Forbes article though, which gave me a boost of encouragement: "The One Uncomfortable Feeling You Must Experience In Order To Be … Continue reading The Weekly Get Down: Uncertainty, Jordan Memes, and Squad Goals
Happy Thursday everyone! It has been a dreary week on my end, BUT I have something exciting to announce. Starting this Saturday and every week after that, I'll be publishing what I call "The Weekly Get Down." Practicing gratitude, taking the time to pause, reflect, and learn each week, is what "The Weekly Get Down" … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Weekly Get Down
"If you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready" - Will Smith Maaaan, I LOVE that quote and say it to myself aaaall the time. I’m a planner at heart, so it just speaks to my soul. However, the truth is, it doesn’t always ring true. And I’m pretty much 100 percent certain, okay 99.9 … Continue reading Prepping for Intern Year: What I’m Doing and Why
I'm so excited to share that I was featured in a Forbes article published today. A special thank you to Forbes contributor, Brittany Chambers for the opportunity to tell my story. Truly honored and looking forward to joining my colleagues on the frontlines next month. Do check out the article and the stories of the … Continue reading Featured on Forbes!
Hello new and old readers! Welcome to my newly revamped blog. On April 30, 2020, I was hooded as Dr. Adejare-Smith, MD. Although my doctoral convocation was virtual due to COVID-19 and not what I imagined it would have been when I started medical school 4 years ago, it was still VERY special. Shout out … Continue reading The Re-Introduction: New Journey, New Blog