As I sit here gazing out the library window as the wisps of spring begin to enter the air, I have been contemplating the last few months of my life. They have been a roller coaster of triumph, failure and exhaustion. With the light at the end of the tunnel slowly growing brighter, I am left in a bit of a quandary....
...Namely whether or not I shall continue this blog.
For almost four years and 503 posts I have documented my journey as a discouraged undergrad to successfully adapting to pharmacy curriculum.
I have gotten married, become a father, moved hundreds of miles and lost a good friend along the way. This site was originally designed as a centralized database for my adventures at work, but over the years it has evolved into something more.
Now I am left wondering where to take it from here. I do not have the time, nor the confidence or experience, to take it in the direction of Eric, RPh or The Redheaded Pharmacist. I cannot compete with the artful and hilarious writings of Drug Monkey or TAP. Nor do I want to emulate any other pharmacy blog in existence.
I always told myself that I wanted this site to be something slightly unique and different. Everyone can yell and complain about the profession, I had decided long ago to delve onto a different path.
Today, when I wish to write I find myself writing more about my other main interest rather than pharmacy. I am not sure if it is that I am burnt out on the topic due to the trial and tribulations of the first year of school or if it is something more.
Call it writer's block if you will... except there is no actual block. It's merely a nonchalant feeling when it comes to discussing daily aspects related to the profession.
That, and the pharmacy I work at is incredibly boring to work in.
Earlier this week I toyed with the idea of possibly calling it quits. The response I have received since then has kept me open to the idea of keeping open... at least until I can decompress over the summer.
In short, the tone of this place may change a bit in the coming weeks. As to what that one may be, I cannot say, but it will be different nonetheless.
Whether its for the good or the bad... well that's up to you to let me know.