Doesn't matter how tough we are, trauma always leaves a scar. It follows us home, it changes our lives, trauma messes everybody up, but maybe that's the point. All the pain and the fear and the crap. Maybe going through all of that is what keeps us moving forward. It's what pushes us. Maybe we have to get a little messed up, before we can step up.
Meredith: You're wearing a turtle neck under your scrubs. It's ugly. Not as ugly as the fact that you hugged him. You hugged him. Cristina: I get it. I hear you. Lets move on. Meredith: Turtle necks aren't ok. You're not ok, and your boyfriends not ok. Alex: Is your boyfriend ok? Meredith: What? Cristina: Pardon? Alex: To be cutting into brains today. Is he ok to be back? Meredith: Yes. Of course. Derek is fine. Alex: I was there for his carnage in the OR remember? This isn't just any patient today, this is Izzie.