This is work…prescribed medication, traditional medicine

western medication, with its faults, is often hailed as the holy grail, whereas traditional medication is often demonized. Is there a world in which the two are brought together harmoniously, or are all things African bad?

A letter to me – my journey through medicine

To survive repeating final year, I knew I had to be kind to myself. I could not afford to beat myself up and be self-hating in 2018. I had to tell myself that I was capable, that I could move any mountain I set my eyes on. So, I wrote myself letters. Letters of admirationContinue reading “A letter to me – my journey through medicine”

Hey so uhm, I failed – my journey through medicine

Revealing that I failed was gut-wrenching. I thought I could control it – when, how and to whom I told my story. I was wrong. It happened here and there, now and then. It was unplanned, erratic, haphazard. It was not in my control. I first told Khutso*. It was not hard at all becauseContinue reading “Hey so uhm, I failed – my journey through medicine”