Home again

I made it home safely and am finally back to waking and sleeping in the Eastern time zone. I always forget how hard it is to accommodate to the time change when flying east to west--I am ready for bed by 3PM! I have sorted through and edited most of my photos, and wanted to … Continue reading Home again

Day 5

Today I continued to work on all the little jobs that pop up as the mission goes on. One of the women (Donatha) had a very long surgery yesterday--8 hours. She had a complicated problem that required an abdominal surgery. She had a 103 degree fever this morning, which made us worried that she might … Continue reading Day 5

Day 4

I am writing this on Thursday as I was too tired to write last night. My duties always slow down at this point as we have nearly finished seeing patients in the clinic. The team is now focused on operating and monitoring the patients who have had surgery. My tasks now include filing, ensuring medications … Continue reading Day 4

Day 3

It's almost 9pm here and it's pouring down rain. I just got back to the hotel after walking to dinner and back. I hope to get to sleep a bit earlier tonight after a long and hot day seeing patients. It has been nice to be away from the cold, but hot is still hot. … Continue reading Day 3