Monthly Archives: April 2010

What’s the point?

Why should I care about working hard and doing my best?  What’s the point really?  Sometimes I’m so busy trying that I don’t ever stop and think about this simple yet complex question.  Some people do enough work to “just … Continue reading

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Dear Coach Williams,

Dear Coach Williams, Hopefully you remember me from when I was a high school freshman in your Biology class.  I definitely remember you.  More specifically, I remember how you changed the direction of my life.  You inspired me to embrace learning and … Continue reading

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Pushing yourself

It has been awhile since  I’ve felt the desire to push myself towards something I truly cared about in life.  To be honest, after I postponed pursuing medicine I didn’t enjoy setting real goals for myself.  It was frustrating.  My … Continue reading

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What triathlon means to me…

It may seem silly to list all the reasons a sport means something to me.  First you have to understand that sports contribute greatly to society because they resemble life in various ways and teach participants valuable life lessons.  Growing … Continue reading

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Goal book

While unpacking some of my things I came across a goal book that I had started a year ago.   Bill Gates Sr. wrote a really great book called, “Showing Up For Life” where he basically gave advice on how … Continue reading

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Building something beautiful.

Recently, I began working at UCF’s College of Medicine. Hopefully most people know by now that UCF has been building a brand new medical school from almost nothing. This has not been done in the United States for 40 years. … Continue reading

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Music musings…

The summer after my Freshman Year I had the amazing opportunity of taking summer courses at Cambridge University.  For the first time in my sheltered life, I was able to talk with people from all over the world about the … Continue reading

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