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sawling Medical Doctor

Scotland, United Kingdom
A quiet girl, with an offbeat sense of humour. Reserved at times, but love having fun most times. Logical & rational, with the odd wacky ideas. Oh, I am also a doctor based in Scotland.
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"Lovely" Neighbours I Have....Not! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It was a long day at work. I came back from my night shift and felt really sleepy, having not slept alot the day before. However, I only managed a good 1 hour worth of sl ... Read on »
四千金 - 过新年 by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Don't ask me what the title says... I can only read a bit of chinese. I think the group is called 4 something, and the title is "Kuo Xin Nian" (Celebrating New Y ... Read on »
新的一年 by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Happy Chinese New Year everyone! May the Rat year bring you lots of good fortune, luck and happiness! This song is called "Xin De Yi Nian" (A New Year). ... Read on »
>:-| by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The past few days of on call have been exceptionally busy! On Wednesday, the paediatric receiving ward was so full. Almost every15 minutes, my registrar's bleep kept go ... Read on »
*Dusting *Wiping * Vacuuming by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc *dusting I have not been blogging for about more than 2 weeks now. I didn't manage to get my broadband fixed till today!! =) I'm so happy that I could finally surf the inte ... Read on »
*Eeeksss...he is back again! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Remember my previous post about being chased out of the ward by a patient who was violent? If you don't, please visit http://sawling.blogspot.com/2007/05/scariest-moment.htm ... Read on »
*YYaaawwnnn by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I am absolutely tired. I think I have been working more hours than I am contracted to this week. Was asked to do extra last night because somebody refused to accept the fact ... Read on »
... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Its past midnight, ie, it is early Monday morning. My eyes are weary, my calves are aching, the soles of my feet are burning...... Tired. You know, sometimes you a ... Read on »
....... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc AARrrrrGGGgGGggGggHHHHhhhhhHHHHhhh..... Read on »
07.30 am and still in bed by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I woke up this morning thinking that it was only 6.30 am. But I jumped out of my bed the moment I saw that the time was actually 7.30 in the morning. Shit. I am going to be ... Read on »
1, 2, 3, breathe... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc breathe breeaaathhheee bbbbrreeeeeaaaatttthhheeee I think I may require a few doses of propranolol to help with my "nerves." In fact, I should take those ... Read on »
10 days & counting by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Christmas is not too far away! I put up my christmas tree during the first weekend in December. Mum said that my tree was fairly bare, so I decided to buy new xmas de ... Read on »
11 days in Malaysia is TOO short by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc 11 days in Malaysia is just way too short. My holiday in KL is going to end soon on Thursday 7.30 pm when I begin my long journey back to UK. Time flies when you are enjoyin ... Read on »
2 looonnnng weeks again... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Its the weekend. But I'm working. Again. =( Why do I seem to be working every weekend? hmmm...I just did night on-calls over the weekend about 2 weeks ago. And I had th ... Read on »
2 more nights to go! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc 5 days have passed quickly. I am into my 6th night receiving shift later on tonight, and I'm so so sleepy! You would have thought I have adapted into the different working h ... Read on »
20 minutes Makes A Huge Difference! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I'm back doing my night on calls. It wasn't unusual that I did not manage to nap prior to the start of shift. Despite me trying to sleep later over the past few nights, I wo ... Read on »
24 hours later.....Shaken, Stressed, Sleepy by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Glad to finish my first long psychiatry on call. *phew.....so glad that its all over. 24 hours after this on call.... I am: 1. Shaken 2. Stressed 3. Sle ... Read on »
26 days and counting by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I can't believe there's less than 1 month before I move down! All the chaos and stress in applying for a new job began about 6 months ago....and finally being told I have ... Read on »
30 roundabouts later...a pitta bread and 500 mls of water...i'm knackered... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc the journey to my new workplace is really interesting. now, instead of turning left into the highway, i have to turn right instead. the distance is approximately 27 mil ... Read on »
30 years on... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Happy Birthday to me! Just realised how long I haven't updated this blog. I have been busy and too lazy to type anything! It has been 6 months or more into my new job. ... Read on »