Category Archives: medical world

the ups and downs, but i totally love it

half-hearted 2014

I embraced the new year by being at work. When the year kicks off with fireworks around the country, my phone rang to mark the moment. A patient collapsed. I was grateful that we revived him within 5 minutes, my … Continue reading

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I have been yearning to write so much, yet each time I tap my fingers away on the keyboard I keep falling asleep without finishing. The other day, I was in the midst of texting, only waking up 3 hours … Continue reading

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for the love of my iphone

I cant part with my iPhone. Mum nagged me, a time too many. When it is out of my sight, my heart rate increases. I have instincts seconds before it rings or beeps. Yeah, no kidding. While I was driving … Continue reading

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Staring at the ceiling

It’s that state of exhaustion when you really could kill for even a wink of sleep but the body is beyond ache and you can’t force yourself to doze off. I was going through the motions of the day and … Continue reading

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so soon

Leaving, that is. I can never race against time. They pass me by too instantly. Before I know it, it’s time to leave and go somewhere new. Meet a different whole group of patients. Possibly a larger group of lunch … Continue reading

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a place of life and death

Majority of my friends and acquaintances are doctors. That’s a fact. And when we socialize, we meet their friends. Who often are also doctors. We attend conferences and seminars. More doctors. Pathetic, hahaha. We can’t stop talking about the medical … Continue reading

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the random promises

I wrote recently Ina Shaliny’s plea that I stop wearing kaftans. That’s a promise done. We were in Coffee Bean last Tuesday after our viva; both physically and mentally drained. We thought of how we performed and how we have … Continue reading

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