Saturday, April 24, 2010

Post SSC celebration

We came up with an impromptu plan to eat nasi lemak and Bette, one of our malay friends, agreed to cook for us provided we buy her the ingredients.

it was a day filled with good food, friends and weather!

You know in London, horses are such a common sight...

until they have traffic lights specifically for horse riders to cross

Thursday, April 22, 2010

phew *wipes sweat of brow*

i hv finally finished my reflection and essay.

it's now time to focus on studies

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

A possible trip to Vienna in 4 weeks' time.

which necessitates a trip down to London to renew my passport.

will write more about it once it's confirmed


Monday, April 19, 2010

An incident I will never forget

I was writing my essay nice and comfortable in my room.

Suddenly I heard this loud sound of someone banging against the kitchen door. It was so great I felt as if the whole house shook. Followed by someone tugging forcefully at the door handle several times.

Esther and steph who were in the kitchen at that time said they were shouting, "POLICE!! POLICE" with deafening sounds of banging of the kitchen door.

And then the next thing I heard was that the sound of the door banging has shifted to the front door. I could feel the door resisting their bangs but was on the verge of breaking down.

Then suddenly, 'PRAAAANNNNGGGGG' one of the windows was smashed.

Very soon, I heard quick, anxious footsteps stumbling up the stairs and two extremely nervous and scared-faced people appeared in front of the bedroom door.


In the midst of chaos and confusion, Steph struggled to lock the room door, I fumbled to look for my phone but I couldn't find it. Esther finally found it and dialed 999 for the police.

Thank God no one was injured in this incident.

My housemate who was staying in the 2nd floor upstairs saw a gang of 6 hooligans with hoodies over their faces roaming around the backyard.

The kitchen window was smashed by a brick at a great force because not only the window was smashed but the bottom bit of the cupboard came off, the wall was scratched and the stove was dented as well. That must have been one hell of strength to cause such impact. Thank God Steph and Esther left the kitchen or else the brick might have hit them and it was the kitchen window that was smashed and not the living room window because Lynda happened to be at the living room window dozing off.

Damage done:
the smashed kitchen window

the cupboard

the brick (part of it chipped off when it was thrown in)

pieces of glasses everywhere

The police came within 30 min and reassured us that it was highly unlikely for the hooligans to come back again. They spoke to the house agent on behalf of us to request for the repair of the kitchen window to be done urgently tonight but up till now at 12.13am, no one has come to repair the window yet.

we were shaking and trembling uncontrollably and my legs were like jelly after the incident. It was so scary lor! I seriously really thought they were carrying weapons and were going to attack us! What an experience!

ps: more details of the incident can be found on steph's facebook

update: a repair man replaced the window with a plywood and someone would come a few days later to fix it.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

sien lo

Everytime when I'm under stress or when I'm in the centre of attention, my face will become flushed and spots of rashes start appearing on my neck.

My housemate who always happens to be in the same group as me whenever I present or take a history said, "我每次坐在那边只是在看你像变色龙变色" (I always see you change colour like a chameleon).


Note to self: Seems like I have to wear a turtle neck blouse during my OSCE because no doubt the rashes would be full blown.

Imagine being stranded in a foreign country not being able to leave because of some volcanic ash covering the sky!

Living in the Europe, it's quite interesting to see many facebook statuses about the volcanic ash. I've been very ignorant about world news lately but facebook has prompted me to read up some news about the volcanic ash lol because of some fb statuses:

"..."US pop star Whitney Houston was forced to take a ferry from the UK to Ireland for her upcoming tour""

"Stuck in Paris, Damn you Volcano, could be worse..."


"Oh no......third day of flight chaos. When will it end???"

Saturday, April 17, 2010

I am worried.

Because after spending so much time and effort on my elective project to obtain funding I might miss the deadline for it just because I haven't got the approval of the hospital director on time.

the deadline is end of this month which is not far off :(

Give me peace O Lord.

purely miniscule and random:

Hey I'm still 22 why Blogger says I'm 23


I'm not that old yet :P

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


The table has got an extension now heheh!

I can make do with a small table

I have passed 3 years of med school with it

So I can now for 4th year

nice read

Pretty long (and it's in chinese which makes it difficult) but it's worth the read.

Choosing the right partner (from a Christianity point of view).

note: I read up to part 4 and decided to give my eyes a rest. Humans beings are imperfect and it's impossible to find the perfect flawless guy. But do read it as a guide to improve yourself for a better relationship with your future/current partner/spouse♥

Sunday, April 11, 2010

I ask God to fill my emptiness and he gave me people to talk to

not too long after that I received a text to meet up for coffee
someone asked me how was things going
I went out for supper after Friday cell and had a good fellowship
I called my high school bestie who was patient listening to me as I ramble on and I used up all my free minutes!
NEEC was great but the highlight was the night talk with the girls

Thank You Lord!

Friday, April 09, 2010

♥ Esther you asked me how did I insert the ♥♥ thingy in the blog?



Hahaha. I copied these little hearts from fb and pasted it on here :P

This week has been so busy and I foresee a busy weekend! my 7-day easter hols came and went really fast and I'm now left with 8 weeks to exams *clutches table* *hyperventilate*

白兔加油! 加油! self motivation lol. someone else motivate me lah! can anot? heheh :P

the magic of make-up!

wa geng!

If only i have the skills to make my small eyes look big like theirs lol! hahaha

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

I went to Wales for NEEC (North England Easter Conference) which was a 4-day event.

But I only went for 2 days :(

I was the official photographer though ♥♥

It was tiring as it means I have to be there for all programmes and also a challenge to my meagre photographer skills in terms of photographing events.

But it is a great joy to serve God using the talents (??) and photography gadgets he has blessed me with

all Leeds people who came

God bless ya:)

Sunday, April 04, 2010

To let go...

I believe everyone is struggling with some issues in their life. Past mistakes take hold of them and stop them from moving forward; the hurts and pain from broken relationships; the need to control other people either consciously or unconsciously because we care for them; perhaps it's some fears that you have - fear of failing, fear of letting God down, fear of losing control, fear of not meeting expectations.

In the bible God says, "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus." (Phillipians 4:6-7).

and in 1Peter 5:7, it's written, "Cast all your anxieties on Him for He cares for you".

Are you struggling with something right now? If you are, learn to let go and entrust God to help you with that.

The following excerpt is taken from the overcoming fears series by UCB which I find meaningful :

To let go...

doesn't mean you stop caring, it just means you can't do it for them
is not to cut them off, but to realise you can't control them
is not to enable, but to allow them to learn from their consequences
is to admit powerlessness, which means the outcome is not in your hands and it never was!
is not to try to change or blame somebody else but to make the most of yourself
is not just to care for but to care about
is not to fix but to be supportive
is not to be in the middle arranging all the outcomes but to allow others to affect their own destinies
is not to be protective but to permit them to face reality
is not to deny but to accept
is not to nag, scold or argue but to search out your own shortcomings and work on them
is not to adjust everything to your desires but to take each day as it comes and cherist yourself in it
is not to criticise or regulate others but to try to become what you dream you can be
is not to regret the past but to grow and to live in the present

is to fear God...and love more!

Dear God, there are many fears within me, so many past mistakes that I blame myself for and so much things I want to take control of but I realise that I can't. You understand the struggles that I have in letting go. Lord today I ask that You help me with that. Help me focus on the negative things in my life that hold me back and teach me to turn them to positives. Help me be confident and see myself as how you see me - your child of God, specially and wonderfully made. Amen.

Saturday, April 03, 2010

I think I could see the light at the end of this tunnel I'm walking in. Hope it's real this time :)

ok nite!

Friday, April 02, 2010

the crucifixion

'What is crucifixion? A medical doctor provides a physical description:

As he slowly sags down...on the nails in the wrists, excruciating pain shoots along the fingers and up the arms to explode in the brain; the nails in the wrists are putting pressure on the median nerves. As he pushes himself upward to avoid stretching torment, he places the full weight on the nail through his feet. Again he feels the agony of the nail tearing through the nerves between the bones of the feet. As the arms fatigue, cramps sweep through the muscles, knotting them in deep, relentless, throbbing pain. With these cramps comes the inability to push himself upward to breathe. Air can be drawn into the lungs but not exhaled. He fights to raise himself in order to get even one small breath...hours of this limitless pain, cycles of twisting, joint-rending cramps, intermittent partial asphyxiation, searing pain as tissue is torn from his lacerated back as he moves up and down against the rough timber. Then another agony begins: a deep, crushing pain in the chest as the pericardium slowly fills with serum and begins to compress the heart. It is now almost over; the loss of tissue fluids reaches a critical level; the compressed heart is struggling to pump heavy, thick, sluggish blood into the tissues; the tortured lungs are making a frantic effort to gasp in small gulps of air. He can feel the chill of death creeping through his tissues...finally he can allow his body to die.'

Thank You for dying on the cross dear Lord

Things that need to be done

♥ ♥ ♥
1. book airtickets to go home!! (finally booked! such a relief!)
2. sort out electives! (another headache)
3. elective project (half done!)
4. edit lit review
5. reflective log
6. finish revising psych and gp (3/4 done!)
7. finish revising paeds!
8. finish revising c4

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Hey guise!

I'm back :)

*flips and somersaults*

I din go away for that long din I?