From my second year at university we were encouraged to reflect on every clinical encounter so that as students we could develop our clinical reasoning. The following piece is a reflection I wrote after a patient encounter at Tygerberg Hospital (TBH). This was back in a time where I named all of my posts, Lynettes … Continue reading Lynettes buzz; Farhana the piranha
This is a poem I wrote for my Biomechanics module in Varsity. After some minor adjustments I thought it ready to share. This poem was inspired by Robbie Wessels- Player 23, who is the soul of the team. And is written from the perspective of the Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) in the knee. Through the … Continue reading Through The eyes of the MCL
This poem is dedicated to my cousin Tanith Fester who is growing up to be a lovely, “Little Woman”. Yesterday? Oh no, 12 years has since passed For I was 10 when you were born. Never had I seen a babe so beautiful and so pure. Stella-Dawn had some difficulties, So you were born of … Continue reading Tanith-Cheesy
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Shutterstock / Elvish Found on AskReddit. 1. She understands that when something is wrong it should be you two together against the problem and not you vs. her. 2. I’d just say a cool girlfriend is also a good friend. That’s really it. 3. You can be your normal dorky… Continue reading 40 Guys Describe The Ultimate “Cool Girlfriend”
Healing Hands is a poem I wrote and submitted as part of my final ethics examination in my final year of my BSc. Physiotherapy degree (2014). I would like to thank my lecturer Dr. M. Rowe for structuring the module in such a way that I could explore it creatively and fuel my love for … Continue reading Healing Hands
You get hot and then you get Willowmore. Where the heat is MORE and the kudu and snakes are in great supply. What possessed me to go on A 6km walk with one of the locals in the heat is beyond me. It’s autumn in the Southern Hemisphere but somehow even at 17H00 in my … Continue reading Hot, hotter, hottest, Willow-More Heat!
When I embarked on my Community Service year, I was prepared for all the challenges it promised: Load shedding, mosquito pandemic, temperature exceeding 40 degrees Celsius etc (or at least I thought i was prepared) but what I wasn’t prepared for was the blessing of having water, but having water that was not suitable for … Continue reading The Joys of Community Service