Life goes on . . .

It is I , the owner of this seemingly abandoned blog ๐Ÿ™‚ It has been two threeย months since my last post and the only explanation that I have to excuse my hiatus is simply . . . Life.๐Ÿ˜… Medical School Update Yes , I'm still in medical school๐Ÿ˜….ย To put my first semester into perspective and [...]

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Ataraxia & Adulthood

I must have jinxed myself when I proclaimed February to be the best month of the year because shortly after that followed one of the most harrowing months that I haveย ever experiencedย ! March was , simply put, hellish. I was on my Internal Medicine rotation and looking back on it , I am not entirely [...]

Third Time’s A Charm !

Is it too early to crown a "best month of the year" ? February has exceeded my expectations thus far and it hasย not even reached its conclusion yet. Let meย commenceย with a Lily Update because a great dealย hasย occurred duringย thisย month ๐Ÿ™‚ Iย haveย brand newย spectacles and contacts .ย My vision had deterioratedย since the last time I went to the optometrist [...]

New Me ?

Theย first week of the year is probably the most motivated one can be all year. One begins withย incredible determination to achieve their goals and work tirelessly only to burn out by January the 6th because then they discover that REALISM is an integral component of being an "Optimistic Realist" .ย  My rude , incredibly rude, [...]

Bienvenue 2017 ๐ŸŽ‡

The side effects of New Year's Eve revelry include an earth-shattering headache on the 1st of January ย and languid limbs that ignore any decision you make to move.ย  2016 was a long ,ย challengingย and bittersweet yearย . As detailed in my year review , I went through a number of ups and downs. It is my hope [...]

Montages & Revelry

My annual Lilycation has been a tremendous success ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿš These past 5 weeks have been my most enjoyable and relaxed weeks of the year. I opted not to apply for a holiday job and that left me with a lot of free time ๐Ÿ˜‹ So much time that I was initially overwhelmed but I soon [...]

A Year In Review : 2016

The Internet has hailed it one of the worst years in existence and I have some compelling examples from my experience this year to substantiate that claim.  However , the tale of 2016 has not been entirely filled with deep melancholy , unending sadness and pain. Through the forest of despair , ephemeral rays of [...]

Early Clinical Rotations

It was both humbling and horrifying to see the miracle of life on display every 30 minutes of everyday for two weeks๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜จ

Chapter 3 : complete โœ”ย 

Don't stress. Do your best. Forget the rest - A Pinterest motivational quote ๐Ÿ’ช  Salutations to one and all! It is I Lily and I bring forth good news ! . . . I passed THIRD year ! And I am officially halfway through my degree๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ช I passed all my exams and on the 3rd of [...]

Of Measles & Exams

I have finished all my theory modules and clinical rotations for the year ! I should be doing a celebratory dance around my room but my first exam is in a matter of days and I am in study mode ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ“š Internal Medicine , dare I say, was one of my favourite modules this year! [...]

The Adventures of TinderLily : Part 3

The Good , the Bad and horribly unsettling , not just ugly, guys you meet on Tinder 😝😅😘

The Adventures of TinderLily: Part 2

Tinder Match (TM): I actually don't like Harry Potter , LOTR , Game of Thrones and . . . Lily (walking out with the breadsticks) : Sorry I seem to have wasted my time here.

The Adventures of TinderLily : Part 1

Lily ( Looks into the distance): "It all started with a dare . . ." My friend who "loves me dearly" and knows me better than most thought it prudent to dare me to do something I had never done before knowing full well the extent of my ridiculous pride. She used her intimate and [...]

At Times Inexplicably Small

Current Rotation : Paediatrics Salutations !I thought I'd do a Lily Updateย  to catch you up, blog reader, with my awkward existence and what I have been making of it for the past month. As this is primarily a blog of feels , do prepare yourself for lots of those ๐Ÿ˜› โค ๐Ÿ™‚ On Hospital [...]

Silent Treatment and Whirlwind Dalliances๐Ÿ’‹

It feels almost scandalous to be returning to my blog after such a long period of neglect. I have a valid excuse though : Third year has been incredibly busy! ย Half of the year has already transpired and all I have to show for it is immense exhaustion. I have been on holiday for the [...]