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

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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! [...]

Looking for Lily ๐Ÿ”Ž

I offer my most humble apology to any individual who yearned for real answers for their very important and incredibly serious questions but wereย redirected to my blog of feels instead. Where in the world is Lily ?ย  I'm on my Obstetrics and Gynaecology rotation ! I'm doing cool things like delivering babies and assisting in [...]

Sutures and Resuscitations 😎

This past month has been the best month I've spent in medical school yet๐Ÿ™Œ I have become completely enamored with surgery .I loved everything in surgery๐Ÿ˜. I sometimes needed to whisper "Calm down Lily" when the excitement threatened to bubble over ๐Ÿ™ˆย ! I was really lucky to be placed with my clinical partner in a [...]

Everything and More !

Surgery is everything I expected it to be and more ๐Ÿ™‚ โค . It's day 2 and I am already head over heels in love #surgeryisbae. My feet are killing me , I have walked at least 20 kilometers between today and yesterday ย but I am still so happy and so excited ! My apologies [...]

My First Time . . . ๐Ÿ˜‰

Kindly wrench your head from the gutter in which it is presently residing. If you were reading this in the hopes of unearthing cringe-worthy and embarrassing moments of adolescent discovery then I should let you know that this is not that type of post!ย ๐Ÿ˜œ My First Time: Clinic Edition๐Ÿ’‰ The first time I took a [...]

Welcome to Real Medicine ๐Ÿ˜ท

  ๐Ÿ‘ŒCan successfully rebut the advances of a patient in a crowded community health centreย ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ‘ŒCan take a history and do an examination in a crowded community health centre ๐Ÿ‘ŒCan manage to trip while going UP the stairsย ๐Ÿ˜‚ (I'm still trying to figure out how that happened) ๐Ÿ‘ŒCan draw blood . . . ย from a [...]

Up & Up ๐Ÿš€

Lily lives ! Just thought to let you know ๐Ÿ™‚ 2016 thus far has been incredibly busy. So many things were happening at the same time these past two weeks and it's only now that I can finally breathe !ย  โค Lily Update โค 01 Jan - I painted my room lilac ! ย My obsession [...]

Labour Ward Histrionics ๐Ÿ˜ท

The pungent odour of iron permeates the fluorescent room. On a bed, in a sundry pool ofย vermilion bloodย , amniotic fluid and water lies a woman shouting histrionically for her saviour to put an end her miserable life.ย  "Push!", the midwife orders. The woman half-heartedly complies but abandons her efforts after a few seconds. ย The atmosphere [...]

Look At All This Work I Have Not Done !

Second year is living up to its vile reputation. One month in and I feel as though Iย have already completed multiple blocks. The volume of work is simply outrageous. ย I thought Pathology was worth complaining about but alas. The respiratory system has proved me wrong. Lecturesย usually end at four after which I am expected to [...]