coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #8

If we were having coffee, I’ld gulp down the entire cup of black coffee in a snap and tell you how its been a "multiple cups of coffee" kinda week.  If we were having coffee, I’ll unburden an issue which has been bugging at me. I’ll tell you how I have seen and heard way… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #8

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Coffee with Ameena #6

If we were having coffee, I'd apologize for having to postpone our Tuesday coffee date to Wednesday. Some days, life throws curveballs which we have no way of fore seeing and living is in learning to surf through them. I'd ask how your week has been so far? If on a scale of ten it'd… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #6

personal stories

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

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Coffee with Ameena #5

If we were having coffee, I will tell you that If I had a dollar for every time a patient mistook me for my sister, I would have some pretty good amount of money by now. My sister and I both work in the same hospital. It's gotten to the point where the patients, armed… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #5

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #4

If we were having coffee, I'd ask if you voted in the presidential election this past Saturday. I will tell you that I couldn't vote because I made my voters card in a different state than the one I am living in. I will tell you how proud I am of the people in my… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #4

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Once upon a summer holiday…

When I was a kid, traveling from Lagos to the Northern part of the country to visit my grandparents during the summer holidays were always an adventure. The fact that we spent about twelve hours on the road because we couldn't afford plane tickets for every one simply seemed like a really long and fun… Continue reading Once upon a summer holiday…

personal stories

Chronicles of Mama Doctor

I would like to think that all things being equal, I have a pretty interesting (slightly hazardous) life. I mean, if I am not breaking things, I am burning them. In my defense, I have astigmatism and myopia, that should cover for the not seeing and breaking things part. Also, I don't know if what… Continue reading Chronicles of Mama Doctor