I've been asked to write about my experiences working on night shifts as a doctor and how to adapt from day shifts to accomodate night work (tips below). I am currently working night float for all of January 2019 which means 5 nights a week, roughly 14 hour shifts (7pm-~9am Sunday night to Thursday night). … Continue reading Tips on How to Survive Night Shifts from a Doctor’s Perspective!
Reading Time: 14 minutes I wrote this article for MedicsAbroad.com. (full article posted here) My Background Story: I was born in South Africa and I am a 5th generation South African! When I was 4 years old, my family moved to Canada, we moved around a few times across the country starting off in a remote town in … Continue reading Life as a Medic – Why I Quit Surgery : a medical article for Medics Abroad
🇺🇸Ecstatic to have matched to my first choice program in USA for residency training! After deciding to drastically change career paths from Plastic Surgery to Family Medicine, I took a year off to really reflect and make sure I wanted to change. Even though I’ve tried to stay positive and have been enjoying travelling the … Continue reading New Job, New Opportunities, New Adventures!
[ Happy National W O M E N Physicians Day! ] Today marks the third National Women Physicians day. February 3rd was chosen because it is the birthday of Dr. Elisabeth Blackwell, the first female to receive a medical degree in America in 1849. I'm so proud to be a female physician and although there are … Continue reading Happy National Women Physicians Day!!!
As usual, I'm masking today! Hope everyone has a happy and festive holiday. Wearing this : Mask Review : Energy Mask – Detoxifying Black Mask by Kiko Cosmetics
#TBT to exactly one year ago working as a surgical resident in the Penn Trauma Bay during the holiday period. I honestly started the rotation being terrified to have so much responsibility in emergency cases but the experience taught me how to remain calm in stressful situations and to always follow protocol - primary, secondary … Continue reading Throwback to the Penn Trauma Bay in Philadelphia
🇮🇪 #TBT to Dublin, Ireland : I took these photos 3 years ago on December 6th, 2014. Grafton Street holiday lights are stunning - there’s really nothing else quite like it🇮🇪 🌟The holiday vibes that runs through that city is palpable and it’s truly the most wonderful time of the year🌟 ***** http://www.itsYlife.com http://www.facebook.com/itsYlife IG: … Continue reading #Throwback to the Holiday Season in Dublin, Ireland.
🍹Take me back to Bali! This vibrant drink is made with Pink Dragon Fruit - it’s sweet and so delicious!🇮🇩 Have you checked out my Bali travel itinerary? It is posted on itsYlife.com along with a breakdown of each city visited, Ubud, Kuta and Nusa Dua!🙏🏽 ***** http://www.itsYlife.com http://www.facebook.com/itsYlife IG: @yashodasingh & @beauty_itsYlife Twitter: @itsYlife_
🍂#TBT to my first American Thanksgiving. Missing waking up to these views of Philadelphia!🏙 ***** http://www.facebook.com/itsYlife IG: @yashodasingh & @beauty_itsYlife Twitter: @itsYlife_