Surprises

For some time now, my vacations have been going in one of two ways: 1)  one on one quality time with my kick ass husband, mostly doing outdoor activities, or some sort of sport.. 2) the most hectic weeks with the loudest people on earth, that spend 80% of their time eating, also called my…Read more »

March the 8th…

For many of the inhabitants of planet earth, today was like any other day; they woke up in the morning, headed for work quite robotically on a Wednesday morning, did what they had to do, and then headed back home… This particular day had a different taste for me. For starters, I woke up after…Read more »

The irony of life

Today, at work, we had a patient’s case presented to us, for educational purposes. I have already been faced with sad, and ugly situations before, but this.. oh this beats them all. It was a case of a very aggressive brain tumor in a 9 year old child. That particular tumor is known to be…Read more »

Serenity..

During my ER shift yesterday night, and for the first time in my life, I had a patient who was deaf and mute. I always thought it would be difficult in such situations, given that i don’t know sign language. I mean, how was I going to be able to ask him all the questions…Read more »