I Was Fine Before

By: Gabriela Yareliz Love can sneak up on us. We can fall in love with someone we didn’t expect. Sometimes, it’s someone who has been in front of us for a while. Today, we are looking at when love seems to show up as a divine interruption, via Gwen Stefani’s “Make Me Like You.” TheContinue reading “I Was Fine Before”

Choking on All Our Contradictions

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s the age old story– good girl loves bad boy (let’s face it, there are “bad girls,” too). The movies are chock-full with this storyline– Princess Mia had a crush on Josh, the boating moron, and not the nice guy next door. Not only are movies and tv shows saturated with thisContinue reading “Choking on All Our Contradictions”

This Week à la Buzzfeed

1] It was so cold this week, those of us working long hours in the clinic would rather be hungry than go out into a winter storm to get food. 2] When we are at school for class, and then 8 hours of clinic on top of that. 3] Making life-altering decisions in four weeks. 4] Job-hunt attitude 5]Continue reading “This Week à la Buzzfeed”

This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School

By: Gabriela Yareliz Summer lights are dimming; textbooks beckoning; internships interviewing; summer heat fading; rain storms pouring. It’s New York. You see the nannies with the children of different ethnicities in the strollers; young students laying out at the Washington Square Park on blankets; tourist groups buying Amorino Cones; falafel trucks smoking on corners ofContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School”

Happy Valentine’s Day

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am thinking about true, lasting love. Love that is expressed in action more than word. Love that is commitment and lasts. Love that goes through storms. Love that doesn’t fade. Love that sacrifices. Love that makes us dream. Love that leaves us with no air or words. Love that is powerfulContinue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”