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. . .
This was my first week back in the clinic and hospital since my enforced break between work permits. Even with working this weekend and being busy already, it is good to be back! I’ve really missed teaching, seeing familiar patients … Continue reading Back in the Saddle
One of the things I’ve noticed being different in Kenya is that speaking about bad news or bad outcomes out loud is a very serious thing here. Many people have explained to me that they don’t want to talk about … Continue reading The Ultimate Good News!
Ryan and I are settling all our plans for our visit back to the States this year in October, and leading up to that we plan to start our fundraising online. Many of you following along what we do have … Continue reading Guess what?
The other day I was working in our family medicine clinic with a training Clinical Officer who also helps me when I get stuck in Kiswahili, when I met the nicest, soft-spoken, most dignified older man. He had come in … Continue reading When the hanger strikes
One of the things I love most about being a family doctor is that there is so much variety to my days. I see every kind of patient, with every kind of problem, in every kind of setting. I get … Continue reading 700 patients later. . .
Snapshots of my first week at work. Continue reading First Impressions
Big life updates! Continue reading Back on the ranch. . .
We could use the prayers this week! Continue reading Prayer request
How to keep in touch now that we’re leaving. . . Continue reading Keep in Touch