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Coffee with Ameena #19

If we were having coffee, I would tell you for the past one week, I have not been tormented by the phone call in the middle of the night with the voice on the other end saying, the doctor on call is needed in the hospital. Yes, I am on a very short break from… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #19

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All Things Road travel: The things I learnt

This past Sunday, I embarked on a 7 hour journey by road using public transport and guys, I learnt two things- 1- when a man says he has a dog in a bus, believe him. 2- there is nothing adventurous about sitting in the back seat of a bus going up-down and with every bump,… Continue reading All Things Road travel: The things I learnt

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All Things weight-loss: How I lost 25 pounds

If you've been following this blog since its inception, you'd know that I was previously overweight and tried various "I don't know what I was thinking then" methods such as dieting myself into hypoglycaemia and an unhealthy exercise regimen which resulted in me gaining more weight. All in all, those failed experiences taught me how… Continue reading All Things weight-loss: How I lost 25 pounds

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What I learnt in my 3 months of paediatric posting

I just completed my three months rotation in pediatrics department, and, as a farewell gift, a little girl decided to pee on my "Friday wear" as I was rounding up. No worries, I am in a different set of clothe as I type this. So far, I have been bled on, peed on, vomited on,… Continue reading What I learnt in my 3 months of paediatric posting

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Lies we were fed as kids

In the words of the Singer, Tamar Braxton, "Lies you tell!". Today, we will be taking a trip down memory lane and discussing some of the lies we were spoon fed as kids; lies our parents and neighbors made us believe were real, and lies we probably will pass down to our children as well.… Continue reading Lies we were fed as kids

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A day in Lagos market… Again

  I was chatting with a friend earlier this week and in between texts, she wrote, "adulthood Issa scam", and I thought, girl, you spoke the truth. Adulthood was supposed be like a beautiful episode of Hannah Montana, filled with laughter and romance and friendship, not to mention, adventures and freedom as well. But No,… Continue reading A day in Lagos market… Again

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Challenges of studying in a foreign Land #1

For those who may or may not know, I spent 6 and half years in Sudan, trying to study medicine. I say trying because, boy, it was indeed a struggle (Thank God for his glory, we made it). A friend requested that I write about my challenges of schooling in Sudan, so Sola Ogunbiyi, this… Continue reading Challenges of studying in a foreign Land #1