“Tomorrow, I have a major test,” Kelsey said worried before bed.
“What is your test on?” I ponder in our world of virtual learning…
“Injecting a needle properly. Don’t worry, it’s on a dummy, code word doll (said with a wink). It’s practice for when I am a doctor someday. I have to start learning now,” replied Kelsey with full sincerity.
She typed a list of all the necessary steps and practiced each step on me to ensure accuracy. I gave her an A+.
Our talk continued with life goals and the innocence of youth, a turn occurred. “Should I be scared of COVID? If I became a doctor and the emergency comes back, how will I help patients and worry about me?”
When the day to day “normal” has become routine, moments bring you back…
Be Brave. Stay Strong!