Approaching Death

The ideologies surrounding mortality have been surfacing far more often than they used to in my consciousness. In my medical training, I saw countless people cheat death, avoid it by lowering their standard of living through medical treatment, and a few others embrace it gracefully. Here in Ethiopia, my role in death is challenged almost … Continue reading Approaching Death

My worst nightmare continues…

Allow me to begin this post with some lamenting. Although I’ve somehow made it through 3 weeks relatively unscathed, I always seem to be in some state of disarray. Aside from the ever-present foodborne illnesses, my American viral immunity that I’ve been working on all my life (from parents bringing me home colds to my … Continue reading My worst nightmare continues…

My First Pediatric Airway and My Second Week!

Clearly, from last two posts, you’ve appreciated that I’ve abandoned the quick synopsis bullet points. If you’d like those back in, let me know. Otherwise, let's just jump right in. The cover picture, by the way, is a dinner we made just before the power went out (as it usually does when it rains hard). … Continue reading My First Pediatric Airway and My Second Week!