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Monday, 19 January 2015

How to revive a dead blog??

Hello fam!

My last post was almost a year ago...
When I wrote that , one very sharp person said hope I wouldn't take another one year to be back.. At that time I thought "Naah, can't be" but look she needs to pick up her fortune telling career because I dey tell you she go sell well well.
 Ladies and gentlemen with a round of applause help me welcome the one and only Lara of gene Afrique.!! *claps... my new official fortune teller..

Back to the matter.,my apologies to this page that allows me write things that I like .. Forgive me blog for this severe abandonment syndrome! 

I've tried to get my life back to how it used to be, ..but loosing my dad.. Hmm it hasn't been the same... Ok don't go "aww" it's been over a year so don't start rubbing my back saying "Pele"...
Sincerely it still feels like yesterday.., he was a huge chunk of my life and boy oh boy do people ever forget?? Personally, I don't think so or maybe I'll still find out,because not a single day has passed without him crossing my mind atleast 5times!!! I miss him everyday!

In the wake of that.., I ate myself to oblivion, oh yes I'm an emotional eater plus the stress of working in yeye government hospital in the mega city of Lagos..biko, I added a bucket load of 13kg in approx 14months .. Yes from a nice 68kg to a whooping 81kg ! yes..  yes , please clap for me nau!! ��

You can go ahead and call me onijekuje ( a person who eats with no control in yoruba)... Lol

Not once in my life have I suffered from lack of self confidence until recently when everywhere I go people who know me look at me like Micheal Jackson saying orisirisi ... I bet you know the kinds of statements , diet and fitness principles that the self made dieticians will  throw at me , just because baba God has buttered their bread and I'm now fatter than them...diaris God oo!!
Please, I am a whole 5ft9, I am allowed! #denial....But these children of Adam and Eve are getting to me too much.." Ahh is it because of holiday you went and added all this weight.. Ogaooo, are you pregnant?" Kilode make una free me abeg.. 

So, my new mission "operation shed the excess pounds"!! Who cares to join me?
Ring the alarm., we are going to have goals, target, objectives and maybe a lifelong friendship to keep ourselves in check or atleast keep me in check����.

Interested people., please gather. A moderator will be needed , people with ideas and people like me who just want to tag along to loose weight and keep fit!!

Reach me by email or comments..

Biko forgive me if typos plenty ... In a rush.. My fellow Nigerians are waiting..
keeping people waiting to blog? Yes and no, so bite me...that's what nigeria turns you into..

Good news: my new niece..I leave you with her cuteness

Cheers people! 

Saturday, 8 February 2014

wow! it's been a long time since you last saw me

Hello blogfam!
Is anybody home?

It's been almost a year since I touched this page..alot has happened good and bad and oh yes the ugly!

A phase ended,a death, a new job and life changing decisions...
Tough ride..

Thank God I still came out on top..
Will bring back the gist later...
Don't worry won't be a year before I'm back again.

I sincerely miss you all.

P.s tell everyone I'm back in town!

Cheers people!

Sunday, 10 March 2013


Hello people!

Pheeew! Time flies oooo...!

I'm a year older again .... Now now last birthday still soo fresh with my "cold sore" outbreak on my cheek!!

I spent all day in bed, some friends you can never chase showed up( wonderful people) and it was a chatter filled day..I was in my nightdress with hair net all through...full lounging!

Some photos attached..

...and oh the cake was a super surprise and it tasted divine!

I can see the grey hairs ooo..

Thank you Lord for increasing me all around!!

Cheers people!

Sunday, 17 February 2013

My current rotation

Hello my darling people!!

I have been neck deep in a ton of work, hence the blog abandonment. Pardon

My current rotation is OB/GYN and it's my third of its kind in 3 years... But this time something seems to be different.
For every case I attend, every procedure or every chart or diagram I FLINCH EVERYTIME AS IN I ALMOST BURST INTO TEARS and the only thing in my head is "OH MY GOD! I HAVE TO DO THIS SOMEDAY!" Like push this head out of my thingy!!

It never bothered me but its like now I'm older and close to that future!! My first ever delivery taking was 4years ago and I was smiling and eating chocolate sef as it was going on but now all I can do is flinch and wince and almost push with the lady in labour!!

My colleague Dr Pato told me, if it was that bad your mum won't do it the second time! And I just said oh sharrap! You are just a male goat....LOL

My dear mothers of the world ...I hail thee!!
May you reap the fruit of your labour MOMS.

Big hug and lots of love!

Cheers people!

Sunday, 13 January 2013

If you could see yourself

Somewhere in Africa ...
Just a few days ago, another young soul was gunned down,
You put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger maybe because he refused to part with a few quid or his phone..
You shot him point blank without mercy..that is someone's son,brother and friend..he was a Doctor
If only you could see yourself...

A few months before that ,4 promising young boys met their doom at your hands..
Someone shouted "thieves thieves"..
You didn't think twice , no questions asked you rushed out with machetes, tyres, stones and ever precious petrol...
You threw the tyres around them, added sprinkles of petrol asked around for matches , opened the box picked out a matchstick and lit it and set the boys ablaze...all these time the innocent boys were begging for mercy
It makes me wonder why you didn't call up your wives for some pepper,salt and seasoning so you can have a tasty meal of their flesh and pretend its roasted meat.
There were 4 of them and yes YOU killed them..
Yet another family you destroyed..
I wonder if you went to bed proud that night..
If only you could see yourself...

Somewhere in America..
You got out of bed that morning.., maybe you even had breakfast..
You put a gun in your jacket walked into a school and started an unbelievable scene ..
You shot 6 and 7 year olds and their teachers and then put a gun to your own head...what's with the cowardice ? You should have stayed on to defend your "heroic" dastardly unjustifiable act..

Your strange Asian twin woke the next morning somewhere in Asia and stabbed the same number of children you killed..
If only you could see yourself...

The prayer:
I pray you.., I mean you all including those who are still planning to carry out such acts..,those of you planning to rape and chop up humans both young and old for rituals and whatever..
I pray you all go to bed and dream, fall into a trance, get a revelation or whatever in which YOU are the victim..
The gun is put to your skull, the tyre around your body as the petrol drizzles on your bruised and torn up body and as you beg for mercy you hear chorus "kill him, set him ablaze", you are the one on a plane on your way to meet loved ones and someone else is strapped up with bomb trying to take you to your death with himself, you are the one being raped as you beg teary eyed and loose consciousness, you get stabbed and left by the roadside...the list is endless..

I would like to know the temperature of the sweat that would be pouring down your face when you wake as you hear A billion voices in your head chanting "now that you have seen yourself ..would you still carry out these acts?" while images of your acts and your plans flash before your eyes without cease in 5D and HD....

If you could see yourself... Would you still do it?

You might never get to read this ..., but the number of hearts that would echo these prayer and words will eventually transmit the effect to you...

Yes ..YOU will hear Our voices in your head..and it wouldn't be a serenade.

The Voices.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Happy new year!!


Yeah I know someone just thought "is this girl for real!" Happy new year ?Lol...yea I know it's 8th of  January already but hey at least I'm still sending my heartfelt greetings to all you beautiful people out there..

Wishing us all a year filled with the Almighty's ever bountiful grace and mercy...with those two under our belts this me there is no stopping us!

How I entered this new year? Well.., a lot of people must have spent the crossover praying mountains to move and pulling down stronghold and powers of "orisirisi"(I seriously hope one of those people prayed for me oo...#insurance-cover...lolz), others sitting with family simply thanking God for one another in a calm environment, some in the club doing their thing many ways to get into the new year....
...but me..? Ahh you couldn't guess in a million aeons( if there's such a!) how I crossed into the new year...
 Guess? Nope! You are wrong!!! Told ya you won't guess right..��

People I slept peacefully and soundly into the new year ooo! #covering face shamefully ..I woke up Lo and behold ! it was 2013!

But hey! You can't blame me nau....I had to change time zone to meet family for the new year....and ohhh I could only get out on 31st can imagine now yeah?  So after about 6-8 hours of travelling....I was wasted by touch-down!

...when my sister tried to complain....I simply told her it was new year in "my" time-zone a few hours earlier already and since I'm still on that timing bed time is earlier and here new year is a few hours after mine....lmao! Can you beat that?
Even as I was saying it....I couldn't help but think to myself..."well I actually am not lying" #straightface

Due to my sleep-in....I have decided to caption 2013 as my year of peace, ease, pleasure ,comfort and satisfaction...!�� Cos that sleep was superlicious....(well word doesn't exist ! But I know you get the jist *winks)

Now thinking of a resolution list...#unseriouspikin !

Hope your new year started on a good note!

Cheers people!!

Monday, 17 December 2012

The "gods" of medicine

"I swear by Apollo, the healer, Asclepius, Hygieia, and Panacea, and I take to witness all the gods, all the goddesses, to keep according to my ability and my judgment, the following Oath and agreement................."
( excerpt from Hippocratic oath)

The "gods" of medicine smiled upon me these past weeks..,before I proceed I am not an atheist or agnostic or whatever silly terminology all these unbelievers have coined, but my religious orientation is "twisted" anyways.

To my story, these past weeks, I have been blessed with the best mentor ..for that I thank God and those other "wannabe" gods of medicine..

My current rotation is Internal Medicine sub Gastroenterology.
I ended sub Hematology last week and ohh the patients were super cool, annoying, nice...(please help me conjure up a sea of mixed emotions)..,.

Imagine you are on rounds with the oga patapata(the overall boss) and when it's your turn to present your patient, you try to touch the patient and he lets out this shrill,earth-shattering kind of yell that had everyone in the room looking like what the heck is going on? and then he bursts out laughing saying "got ya!" ... In my mind I was thinking my oh my these oyinbo people have gorrit going good ooo!! you try that with a nigerian dokita in Nigeria? with the oga patapata.....hahahahha...I laff in comment.

Another patient maybe cos he see say I be black person and he is half-caste so he decided to mess around.
Me: tell me what your complaints are?
Patient: I'm hearing voices in my head
In my mind i'm like O_o I have to go and tell the prof there's some patient mix up..,this guy should be in psyche ward before this guy jumps and grabs someone, outwardly ehn see me forming composure but inside I was taking steps backward thinking home is far ooo..,I still wan see my granny...abeg ooo.
The next instant the patient started laughing hysterically..,my first reaction was to take-off but then I looked closely and I caught the joke..,Can you imagine..?This 21 year old pikin was using me to catch trips ni oo...Choi!! I was thinking in my mind "if to say na naija we dey ehn>>I for first chase am comot for my front..but being in obodo oyinbo I had to smile and proceed.

I had another patient who has been a doctor about 10 years above my level....hahahaha...even you can conjure up a mental picture of what must have transpired...*kmt....I felt like knocking the man more than half the time.
 Anyone who is in Medicine would agree with me that you know you have a problem when your patient is a doctor...Oh it's always a big issue.
They refuse examinations, techniques, surgical just name it....they argue everything...arrrggggh...#toomuchtrouble.

All in week has been super..
P.s: what's popping for Christmas oo??...send me invites to your Christmas parties abeg!! *heheehhehee. #mogbomoya (only the yoruba speaking people will get the hashtag part...i no know how to translate am>>no vex)

Cheers people!