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Feb 6, 2016

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 |

  The weekend is here! While I look forward to the restfulness that often happens on weekends, this weekend is a little different; one of the Ghanian doctors got married earlier this morning, so most of the doctors (all except 1) ...

Feb 5, 2016

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 |

  I’m so thankful for Friday! We are all so worn down from a hectic week and are looking forward to the weekend. We had rounds in the morning (busy as usual) followed by clinic (more busy than usual). It felt ...

Feb 4, 2016

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 |

Thursdays are lighter days…thank goodness. Seeing all this sickness around me and knowing that I am limited in what I can do is draining. I know however that God is the ultimate healer and is always in control.   After rounds, we ...

Feb 3, 2016

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 |

  Last night was great! I was invited to a missionary family’s home for dinner…which was Mexican…my favorite! I loved spending time with them and talking about missions. I also enjoyed loving on their little girl and playing games with their ...

Feb 2, 2016

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 |

  We had pancakes the other day and they were so good! One of the other volunteers decided to make French toast with the leftover syrup, which inspired me to do the same. I went all out and had French toast, ...

Feb 1, 2016

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 |

A new volunteer arrived this morning…after a grueling 15 hr bus ride from Accra, Ghana. I sure hope the planes are flying when I leave. She is another medical student, and I am excited to work with her. We went ...

Jan 31, 2016

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 |

  I love Sundays! We got up earlier than normal to round so that we could go to church. We finished rounds in record time. After rounds, I went to the church in TB village. It was great! The church was under ...

Jan 30, 2016

Saturday, January 30th, 2016 |

Yay! The weekend! I slept in 15 more minutes than usual before rounds, rounds went pretty well with lots of discharges…which was great because we are so full we had several people and kids on the hard floor for a ...

Jan 29, 2016

Saturday, January 30th, 2016 |

Last night was AWESOME! First, the other short term people and I went to TB village, which is a short walk from our compound. TB village is a place where people who are TB+ go to receive treatment by nurses ...

Jan 28, 2016

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 |

  Thursday is a rounds and procedure day…which is supposed to mean a lighter day…but that is not always the case. While on rounds in the male ward, an attendant comes to me and says “Doctor, please come quickly, there is ...