coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #22

If we were having coffee, I'ld tell you I haven't stepped out of the four walls of our house within the past two weeks. Still, I am grateful to be comfortable with my life right now. It is not Perfect but I am content. It is easy for us to sit within the comfort of… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #22

personal stories

All Things Medical School

I still remember traveling to Sudan as a little 15 year old girl, with the intention of studying medicine. My entire medical school can be summed up as "an experience". I met my favorite people there and I feel like, I did a whole lot of growing up there as well. So, today, I decided… Continue reading All Things Medical School

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Coffee with Ameena #21

If we were having coffee, I hope you are sipping your cup of coffee from the sanctuary of your home. I hope you have a great support system during this trying and ultimately scary period, to keep you company. I hope you aren't believing in the paranoid idiots spreading false news, because, this virus is… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #21

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Coffee with Ameena #20

If we were having coffee, I'd welcome you to our first coffee date of 2020 with a bear hug. I'd apologize for taking so long to fix a coffee date for us, a lot has happened within the past month, but my favorite of all was witnessing my sister getting married. It was a phenomenal… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #20

personal stories

How I survive the cold harmattan season

The first day of this harmattan/cold weather hit me like a sucker punch. I remember calling my mum and saying "This cold is trying to kill me", and I meant every word of it. I knew it was going to be cold, but I didn't expect it to be "this cold", hence I prepared nothing… Continue reading How I survive the cold harmattan season

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Coffee with Ameena #18

If we were having coffee, I'd tell you how last week, I stuck my foot in my mouth (by saying something I shouldn't have) and it didn't taste good. I was seeing a patient who had a stroke, but was stable considering, and we were actually having a good conversation. I noticed her caretaker had… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #18

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Coffee with Ameena #17

If we were having coffee, I'd sip on my cup of black coffee while looking at you with judging eyes for adding milk and sugar to your coffee, because, I mean, If the coffee isn't black is that coffee? I'd start the conversation by asking you this question: If a reputable university offers you 1… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #17