I am barely home from a weekend at the birth center, need to prep for classes tomorrow and then I can start working on packing for the trip.  Tammy is having some supplies shipped directly to me, since I live in Atlanta, to avoid having a charge for an extra bag.  I will be meeting her at the airport after my last final exam and will need to have everything packed to go before class on Tuesday morning.  I never really thought about the creativity we would need to get the supplies there with us! I have class all day tomorrow and Wednesday, but IRead More →

This weekend is a bit of a rush for me.  I am on call at the birth center and trying to finish my projects for school.  I have just over a week before we leave for Nairobi – two weeks of classes and I will need to take all my finals early. All my papers need to be completed early. All my presentations need to be completed early. Unfortunately, I cannot keep my focus on papers.  My husband and children will be returning from their “epic journey” in just a few days.  All my attention is on them.  I cannot keep them out of myRead More →

Sent my passport out for my visa yesterday, and today was travel health day.  I ducked out of class early to ensure my shots were up to date and grab a prescription for malaria prevention. Struck me as funny that I received a Hepatitis A vaccine just a few hours before our lecture on hepatitis for family practice.  Coincidence? I’ll try to get some information from Tammy to let you know more about this trip.Read More →