21 Apr, 2024

15 lessons internship taught me.

One year can seem long or very short depending on what you’re doing, what you hope to achieve. The support system you have , finances, stressors, daily constants make it either bearable or not. Internship for me was a rollercoaster. A work rollercoaster, and emotional rollercoaster. There were beautiful days when patients put a smile […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor…3 days to go.

Yesterday must have been my best day yet, since October 2019 when we started internship. Our hospital administration granted us a day off. All interns, a day off and we went touring at Murchison falls National park. It was a beautiful day. Laughter, food, music, animals; mostly kobs, giraffes, elephants, chimpanzees,buffalos,hippos, warthogs, crocodiles, and different […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor……16 days to go

16 days to go. Never imagined I’d say this, but internship is coming to an end. I can almost count the days with my fingers. Meanwhile, I’m doing my paediatrics rotation currently. Yea, it’s my minor, so I get to do it for just a month. I have always been passionate about child health, and […]

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MEMOIR OF AN INTERN DOCTOR….DAY 291. reliving life after Quarantine

What’s up my people. I know you might wonder if I went into oblivion after Quarantine. I will tell you about what happened days that followed. Something I didn’t mention earlier, the last 2 days before I left quarantine were days filled with emotions and probably fear. Biggest fear being the fact that I was […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor…day 271……Straight Outta Quarantine. COVID-19 Negative

14 quarantine days and 2 nasopharyngeal swabs later, a girl is finally free and can return to work. Disclaimer; I did not have COVID!, but was a contact of a high risk COVID patient. On 21st June, while doing my 24 hour duty at the casualty unit, I managed a young man who had just […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor…..Day 267…..Quarantine Day 11…..Marriage Proposal

I got a marriage proposal yesterday……..don’t get excited yet! First of all, my apologies to everyone asking why I stopped updating you on my Quarantine experience. today is day 11. My colleagues and I are doing very fine, and I decided to just make one post after all this is over. I promise to put […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor….day 262…quarantine day 6

After my morning workout Woke up late to a beautiful day. Had a morning workout. It felt so great. Indulged in some general cleaning of this big house and then the WiFi came in. I’ve been having my own data. But free data is something we all like. Got to stream live, download movies , […]

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Memoir of an intern doctor…day 261…..quarantine day 5

Woahh, we 5 days in and still kicking. I noticed leaving my room at 10am in the morning kinda shortens the day😂. This day felt abnormally short…..which is a good thing. Me right before I got the sample picked We got our first samples picked for testing today. The test is still as painful as […]

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