My journey as a medical SLP began last summer, about 4 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. My first day in the hospital, I remember thinking "Well, my knowledge of typical hospital routine that I obtained during graduate school clinicals, practically no longer exists." Surgical and/or N-95 masks were now required at all times. There were … Continue reading COVID-19 Through the Eyes of the Black Med SLP
Author: Kennyatta Gilchrist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Not to just me of course, but also to this amazing platform I created 12 months ago with the hopes of inspiring people and taking them along my journey as a millennial, learning to glow and grow in my career, relationships and personal life. I want to say to whomever is reading this: … Continue reading Life Update
There are so many exciting things happening in my life right now, that I wanted to talk about in this post. Despite the pandemic we’re are all dealing with, God has really shown me so much favor over the past year and I am so grateful. Today’s post was supposed to be an update of … Continue reading #BLACKLIVESMATTER
“These are unprecedented times.” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard or read that statement, in the past few weeks, I would have enough money to buy more quarantine snacks for two months. COVID-19 is the topic of the day and has been the trending topic for weeks. Everything is unpredictable and … Continue reading PSALM 91
Five Recommendations for SLP Graduate School
High GRE scores, great recommendation letters, and an impeccable résumé are all the common things we are told we need for graduate school. We stress ourselves for four years of undergrad to participate in things that will distinguish our résumé from our peers. We study rigorously our last semester of undergrad to prepare for a … Continue reading Five Recommendations for SLP Graduate School
Five Life Tips I’ve Learned This Year
Wow! First off, let’s address the elephant in the room. Where the heck have I been?!? Life has been knocking me left and right the last few weeks. Work has been busy, the holiday season has been hectic and my personal life has been a hot mess. Nothing excites me more than to be back … Continue reading Five Life Tips I’ve Learned This Year
What is a Speech Language Pathologist?
What is a speech language pathologist (SLP)? What does a speech language pathologist do? I remember all throughout undergrad, people always asked me that question when I told them my major. I remember being so annoyed and thinking I never hear anyone ask what does a physical therapist, doctor or nurse do. Why do people … Continue reading What is a Speech Language Pathologist?
I am Black. I am a Woman. I am Enough.
For so many years many of you have probably heard or even said the infamous line “I am black. So that means I have to work twice as hard as anyone else to be equal.” That infamous line is factual but even more, it is degrading. It means that because of the color of my … Continue reading I am Black. I am a Woman. I am Enough.
We are less than three months away from the end of 2019. That is so insane to think. I know people say it all year long, but this year has truly flown by. I feel like I blinked my eyes and it was October (which I’m not sad about, btw .. HELLO FALL!). Every time … Continue reading Small Wins
My 25th Birthday in LAS VEGAS
Planning this trip had to be one of the most exciting things I have did in awhile, especially post grad school! The Virgo in me planned every single detail of the trip and even provided my co-travelers with a copy of the itinerary (extra, I know). My boyfriend, Jordan and best friend, Icelynn were the lovely … Continue reading My 25th Birthday in LAS VEGAS