Let’s talk about anxiety

May 15, 2023

Anxiety is real

I had my first panic attack just before medical school.

I was going through a traumatic event and stressed about how that would affect my medical school journey, suddenly it occurred to me, “what if I can’t go to medical school?” It’s those what-ifs that get you – and suddenly it snowballs into scenarios where (insert bad thing here) is going to happen – or you think it’s going to happen.