This is how my mother wanted to be remembered. My memory of her is a little different. I’m sure everyone remembers their own version of her. Versions I wouldn’t even recognize. That’s all that’s really left of someone when they’re gone but that’s the tricky thing. Nobody’s memory is perfect or complete. We jumble things up. We loose track of time. We are in one place and another and it all feels like one long inescapable moment. It’s like my mother used to say: ‘The carousel never stops turning.’

They say we can repress our memories. I wonder if we’re just keeping them safe somewhere because no matter how painful they are, they are our most powerful possessions. They made us who we are.

- Meredith Grey (Season11, Ep.4-Only Mama Knows)

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On an operating table, a person is at his most vulnerable. Naked, exposed. Skin is not a very tough armor. It’s soft, easily broken.

Surgeons are bred to be invulnerable. It’s very hard to lay ourselves spare because we know how deep some injuries can go. But vulnerability isn’t the opposite of strength. It’s a necessary part. We have to force ourselves to open up, to expose ourselves, to offer up everything we have and just pray that it’s good enough. Otherwise we’ll never succeed.

- Meredith Grey (Season11, Ep.3-Got To Be Real) 

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Why don't you have the opening voiceover for 10x13 where Meredith talks about how surgeons make decisions everyday, but there's no way to know what will end up being a good one and what will end up being a bad one?

Hmm I’m not sure! If I get a chance, I’ll go back and watch that one to see if I missed something. 

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My lovely followers!

Sorry about the delay in posting the last two episodes! Episode three was deleted off my dvr before I got to it and I couldn’t find time to download it. Don’t worry though! I’m watching it right now and then I’ll watch episode four. They’ll both be posted by the end of the night. Love you guys! Keep the messages coming(:

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Hello! I would love to find the speech Izzy gives Denny before cutting his LVAD wire. Would you, please put it up?

gah, i’ve been looking for this! I would love to find a nice tumblr post of it with some pictures and stuff. i’ll keep looking and post it if i find anything good!

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"...When the world gives you more then you bargain for you usually end up glad you got it..." (Richard, Season11, Episode12)

was someone looking for this? either way, i love this quote!

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You did not post for the 3rd episode we are waiting

iknowiknowiknow. episode three and four will be up tonight 

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I have been looking all over to find the 11.2 monologue from maggie for college essay inspiration and so glad i found it here! thanks for being up to date with your posts :)

aww, glad it helped love!

I can't access season 10+ anywhere and it's driving me nuts- willing to pay at this point. Please help :(
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I love puzzles, since I was a kid. My record for New York Times crossword is 11 minutes…when I was 13. I’m still trying to beat that. Ok, that sounds braggy. I just mean, once I pick up a puzzle, I can’t put it down till it’s solved. I think puzzles are why I went into medicine. That’s mostly what medicine is. Gather all the available information. Assess the problem. Focus your attention. And you solve the puzzle. People are a harder puzzle. There’s never one right answer and you never have all the information.

Most puzzles come down to one last missing piece of information. Whether it’s the answer to a medical mystery or to the question of who you are, where you fit. It all comes down to that last piece. It’s why the final piece of a jigsaw puzzle is so satisfying to place. Unless of course, the piece doesn’t quite fit. That can make you wish you never opened the puzzle in the first place.

- Maggie Pierce (Season11, Ep.2-Puzzle with a Piece Missing)

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