Lately, we’ve had many paradoxically both good and bad days. We’ve had exciting wins, and really tragic losses. Yesterday was one of those days. I was covering pediatrics, and one of our patients was a mystery case of a teenage … Continue reading The good and bad
Some of my favorite patients are the ones that don’t need to see me again after they leave the hospital, because it’s such a joy to see the ones that recover. One of those I remember to celebrate the good … Continue reading Celebrating the wins
One week ago, someone from our team here at the hospital, a friend and neighbor, died. She was only 29. It felt like almost the whole hospital took care of her, gave everything they had (including their own blood for … Continue reading Thankful for our hope
Thanksgiving is a meaningful holiday for us this year – it’s been a year since we left the States, and quite a year! We truly are thankful for so much! We’re thankful we now have a stable living environment. We’re … Continue reading Thanksgiving!
We are about halfway through our furlough, so blogging hasn’t been happening, but we wanted to give a fundraising update: we are over 2/3s of the way funded for next year! We just passed 68% raised! If you have given … Continue reading Home stretch!
I apologize in advance as this blog post will be all over the place. In a about three weeks, we will be returning to the US for a little over a month. A couple of requests that we have: 1) … Continue reading T-minus 21 Days
We left the States almost a year ago; as we prepare to come back for our first visit, we keep thinking about why we came in the first place. We had good jobs, a great community, and as a doctor I … Continue reading Since we’ve been gone. . .
Ryan and I are busy with our day to day routine here, in our winter season that makes it strange to see all the end-of-summer related posts by friends on Facebook!. It’s a mild winter, but still sweater weather. For … Continue reading Coming Soon to a city near you!
I’ve learned how to cook new recipes with over 50% substituted ingredients. How to bargain (kind of, still not very good at it). How to make my own yogurt in the crockpot (the failed attempts were super gross). To change … Continue reading Things I’ve Learned in Kenya, part 2
As we were working on getting things going for fundraising, we got to looking at the numbers from last year. Overall, we had in the ballpark of 100 families/individuals across 10 states and multiple countries outside of the US that … Continue reading Thank You to Our Supporters