Charlie's Bird

living the dream with Charlie and Thandi and chirping all the way back to the nest.

Humble

…just when one starts to think you’ve seen it all, a case will come along that completely humbles you. Yesterday I had a case that I have not seen in many many years. Definitely not since I started in private practice 11 years ago. And boy, was I humbled. But it was also reassuring to see how efficiently everything ran during the emergency. I managed to stay calm, take a tough decision quickly, call for back up, the nursing staff and my colleagues were amazing, and this morning MrsN is sitting up in ICU, almost wondering what all the fuss is about. Mission accomplished!

I did spend the rest of yesterday vibrating like a leaf in a storm, reminding myself that this career of mine is not for the faint of heart! Phew!

3 Comments»

  halberts2014 wrote @

Respect to you OBGYN’s. Babies never stick to the plan. I remembered I screamed for mine to be there, bugger if he had a room full of patients, hehe

  nyamazela wrote @

A little bit of inspiration for you… https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en#t-1198198

  MamaCat wrote @

And this is why you can do, we all cannot.


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