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September 2011 - Part 2

A DAY TO LEARN TO DANCE
By: lottadigital
Sep 9, 2011

Well today was a better day… We did a cleft lip repair for a little 7month old girl.. She is so precious and she did very well.. We were all so nervous with the events of the past days.. that we felt like celebrating at the end of this case.. Of course we did our […]

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SEPT 9 2011 IS THERE AN END TO ALL THESE HERNIAS??
On: Sep 9, 2011
By: lottadigital

Up early to see patients and do rounds.  Patients are amazing… the resilience they have, the smile and in those conditions I am not sure any of us would be so happy…. But they are… Believe it or not Judy has asked me many times if she could adopt this one, no that one…. They […]

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SEPT. 8TH ’11( A WORLD WITHIN A WORLD….)
On: Sep 8, 2011
By: lottadigital

We are up today for another long day of surgeries so far our work days are 14hrs..We are scarred that we are burning out the local staff.. but they always have a smile and will never say anything,, such humbling people but we still don’t want to take advantage of them.. There is so much […]

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A DIFFICULT LESSON TO LEARN SEPT. 8TH
On: Sep 8, 2011
By: lottadigital

Today was another hot day.  So humid, it is like living in an incubator.. great for infectious bugs…We have so much to learn and we think our modern way is the best way… well these people have done and continue to do OK with their method of therapy.  The surgeon that is present at the […]

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2ND DAY LOUIS
On: Sep 6, 2011
By: lottadigital

OK Just got in… went and did rounds.. Marie is in the OR with a post partum bleed… wow for Marie… but the story is if she needs a emergency hysterectomy to make her live, she will no longer have a husband because we will no longer be able to carry his children… what a […]

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2ND DAY JUDY
On: Sep 6, 2011
By: lottadigital

Day 2 of our mission  Wow where do I start and what can I say.. No words can explain what we see, what we smell and how freaking hot and humid it is… Started yesterday bringing instruments in for sterilization.. Now the guy who sterilizes is also the janitor.. So we put things together as […]

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FEW BLOGS AT ONCE… INTERNET ACCESS VERY DIFFICULT
On: Sep 6, 2011
By: lottadigital

Please find a summary of the past day or so, we have had Internet problems and therefore inability to send separate blogs.  Due to the very very slow internet speed, it is very hard to include pictures, as soon as I can, I will introduce some pictures. Sept. 4’11@11:27AM IN Paris Just arrived in Paris […]

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IN PARIS
On: Sep 4, 2011
By: lottadigital

Just arrived in Paris airport, waiting for the second long leg of the flight. The plastic surgeon is here with us now and we a trying to speak Acadian portuguese…lol The French, the English, portuguese and African …plus add some acadian french culture into this and that will be an interesting week. Weather here 20 […]

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FIRST DAY
On: Sep 3, 2011
By: lottadigital

OK, luggage just made it under the required amount, we all have big pack sac, like people that go hiking and more… but we will have to go see some massage therapist in paris lol… now in TO, waiting for the first of two 8 hour lags.  Malaria pills, motrin, computer, ipad, camera, cell phone, […]

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DEPARTURE DAY
On: Sep 3, 2011
By: lottadigital

Ok off we go…,made it safely to Toronto so no turning back now..let the journey begin….so much stuffed packed I think between Mary and myself we have a Mini Walmart packed…my backpack is so heavy I already need a massage…. Will keep you posted of our adventures to come.. I’m sure it will be exciting.. […]

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