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Although it may come as a surprise to many, it had been a long time since I had felt hot sand under my feet. I know, shame on me. I live in Puerto Rico, a tiny island in the Caribbean surrounded by water and with numerous amazing beaches. To tell you all the truth, I am not the biggest fan of tanning, so going to the beach can be relaxing and fun while also being a pain in the butt. I wear as much sunblock as humanly possible, I lay under umbrellas and palm tress and oftentimes, I still end up red as a beet (anticholinergic jokes aside). Add to that issue, the fact that medical school has been crazy and every summer I have had something to do, going to the beach was the last thing on my mind. I still dreamt of going back soon. I have been THAT nagging wife that every single weekend said “I want to go to the beach this weekend” since about November 2016. But really, since completing USMLE Step 1 I felt a calling to go back to the beach, more than anything as a relaxing and grounding experience. I admit I …