Monday Motivation

All Things Self Love

Life is too short to wake up every morning, not loving the body you are in. Today, we will be talking about self love. Self love to me means, "Loving myself as I am, while working towards the best version I can be". Most people who have been with me in the past decade, have… Continue reading All Things Self Love

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

coffee conversations

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

coffee conversations

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

personal stories

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

coffee conversations

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

personal stories

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