Originally Posted by MilkmanAl
I think that's generally pretty decent advice. As someone who enjoyed other things before med school, I probably wouldn't travel this path again, knowing what I know now. That's not to say that I don't like medicine a lot - I do - but the sacrifices you have to make along the way are extreme.
I don't think I would do it again, but every time I think that I realize I have no idea what I'd be doing right now instead. Doing any of the things I'm really interested in as a career would be a massive gamble, and I'm not a gambler.