The thing people forget is how good it can feel when you finally set secrets free. Whether good or bad, at least they’re out in the open, like it or not. And once your secrets are out in the open, you don’t have to hide behind them anymore. The problem with secrets is even when you think you’re in control, you’re not.
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After a while -the ways of residency- become the ways of life. Number one: always keep score. Number two: do whatever you can to outsmart the other guy. Number three: Don’t make friends with the enemy. Oh, and, yeah, number four: everything, everything is a competition. Whoever said that winning wasn’t everything never held a scalpel.
There’s another way to survive this competition. A way no one ever seems to tell you about. One you have to learn for yourself. Number five: it’s not about the race at all. There are no winners or losers. Victories are counted by the number of lives saved. And once in a while, if you’re smart, the life you save could be your own.
At some point, you have to make a decision. Boundaries don’t keep other people out. They fence you in. Life is messy. That’s how we’re made. So, you can waste your life drawing lines, or you can live your life crossing them. But there are some lines that are way too dangerous to cross. But here’s what I know: if you’re willing to take the chance… the view from the other side is spectacular.