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 »


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 »

Let it go..

2 cups of Glenmorangie in, and I am already feeling like a 5 year old. I don’t know why alcohol lets the inner child in me run wild. Ironically, that inner mini me is but an annoyingly happy, fast talking, fairytale loving person in the body of a 25 year old.  I honestly have no idea…Read more »

Time travel?

‘I should have been born in another era’ is a phrase my husband has come to be well accustomed to. Is it just me, or is it kind of normal to have that feeling of living in the wrong time frame? I can’t explain what I feel whenever I visit a medieval castle or town,…Read more »