Over the last couple of years I have found a few tricks that help me stick to my exercise plan and relatively healthy eating. If you follow my instastories you will know that I definitely don’t manage to fit in my exercise 100% of the time but I do think these tips make it far
We are a family of four from London, UK. My husband has just finished his postgraduate training in Orthopedic surgery, I am an oncology trainee with a couple of years to go and we have two children; Stella who is four and Arthur who is two. We had always talked and dreamed about spending some
I graduated as a doctor over 10 years ago now in the UK. I am still considered a ‘junior’ and will be well into my 40s. I haven’t taken the conventional or quickest career path to becoming a consultant oncologist but I would argue that the choices I have made will make me a better one.
First and foremost, if you are thinking of going to Goa with toddlers, do it!! Goa is such a beautiful region and a wonderful way to open your children’s eyes to the magic of India. I found a few things useful in planning our trip and so thought it might be helpful to share them
Rocking up to hospital for an elective surgery was not something I had ever planned on doing. As a doctor I have always made a bad patient and I am, maybe surprising given my line of work, fearful of intervention of any kind. I always felt that as soon as doctors, hospitals and medication get
In the photo on the left I was exhausted, crying at the drop of a hat, I was being grumpy with my toddler and my husband and I felt out of control of my own life. Arthur, my son, was 4 months old, my daughter Stella was 3. Those first few months of life with
“Achalasia” means failure to relax (from ancient Greek language) and this is exactly what it is, a failure of the lower section of the oesophagus to open so that food gets stuck and causes discomfort. My symptoms started when I was 25. The first problem I remember is regurgitating a completely undigested column of chicken
We are on the eve of the doctor’s strike over the proposed junior doctor contract. What are the reasons that this most conservative of professional groups is taking strike action? Is it just about the money? The background to the doctors’ strike is the righteous search by the Government to improve on standards of medical