Smartphone

I’ve also really suffered from the loss of relationship and connectiveness with the long covid and the pandemic. All the days of let’s-meet-for-coffees are long gone. I just don’t have the extra energy. Even when I try, I often ended up cancelling, and well, people just stop inviting you after a while.  My smartphone has …

Untouchable Connection

I migrated from India to pursue research and a clinical career in the UK, and I completed a part-time PhD over a period of 6 years. The initial stages were stressful as I pursued research alongside a full-time clinical job, and I had to fund my own degree doing extra locum clinical night shift work …

Frontline

The pandemic has naturally been very hard on both my mental and physical health as a front-line healthcare worker. When the pandemic began, we did not know much about COVID-19 and how it was transmitted. I got COVID at the very beginning of the pandemic, in March ‘20, while working. It was difficult, because we weren’t …

Is there anything we’re more afraid of?

Imagine this. You’ve been looking forward to your retirement for the last 5 or 10 years, and now you’ve been told that you have metastatic cancer. Or hearing that there’s no effective treatment for your cancer and immediately thinking of your young family. It is simply unimaginable, the devastation wreaked by this condition. And oncologists …