Category Archives: my passion

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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the taker or the giver

My junior from med school left me a comment on instagram; asking me how do we cope being in an emotionally stressful specialty. My instant thought was how I am infected by the sense of hope, strength and perseverance the … Continue reading

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my pick-me-up

It was one of the gloomy days when I feel that I should be doing more and push myself harder. It is tough when your brain is telling you something but your physical being refuses to follow your command. Like … Continue reading

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taking empathy a tad too far?

A few years ago, I was that awkward medical student hiding behind her Registrar as he relays to the critically ill patient’s family that the patient most likely will not survive. That was my defense mechanism – hiding behind my … Continue reading

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I want to be a billionaire

..so that I can offer the best treatment for my patients. 😦 It is heartbreaking really, to include the question “how are you financially?” in your counseling session. And you see how their eyes get darker. And worrying lines appear … Continue reading

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the 1st rule is

TO BE KIND. That was said in our department meeting earlier this month. Be kind to our patients because they are vulnerable, they have gone through a lot and they are counting on us. Yet, it is sometimes too idealistic … Continue reading

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the blamed party

Somehow along the way, I lost the novelty of FB a couple of months ago. I just stopped logging in and became disconnected from the world of mighty connections. I use it now and then, when I was reminded of … Continue reading

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