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What went down in the exam (part 1)

It was the second day of my Mdcn mock exams... Mdcn exam is the Nigerian medical license exam which all foreign trained medical doctors are expected to write because the Nigerian medical council does not believe in the medical license we brought from our respective foreign countries. Clearly, I feel some type of way about… Continue reading What went down in the exam (part 1)

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My (scam) crash diet experience

In a nutshell, this week, my account dwindled down, my face developed new eruptions and I think I need to have a sit down with January because this was not the plan. My account was supposed to go up and my face was supposed to keep responding positively to the pampering it is getting from… Continue reading My (scam) crash diet experience

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Not quite “10 year” challenge…

A few years ago, about 2 years actually, my mum's room caught on fire. I promise, this is not a sad story. My younger sister was the only one sleeping in the room. She woke up around 4 am, saw the fire (apparently it started from the Air conditioner) and went to my dad's room… Continue reading Not quite “10 year” challenge…

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A day in Lagos Market…

There are two unofficial rules in our house when it comes to going to Lagos (Balogun) market- one, no holding phones and two, all cash should be placed in my mum's bag. This first is due to the ridiculously high rate of pick pocketing. It feels like the thieves are waiting for that one person… Continue reading A day in Lagos Market…

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That time my brain failed me…

"Do you know, I can't remember what you got me for my birthday". This was the statement which greeted me, one October evening. To rephrase it, my sister was telling me, the birthday gift I so thoughtfully put together for her, wrapped with love and money too, was all useless because she couldn't even remember… Continue reading That time my brain failed me…