I’m a f*in Doctor! So why am I so unhappy?!

The very recent loss of a young colleague to depression and suicide totally threw me. Why would a young person with such amazing potential and stamina suddenly take their own life and end what could have been a brilliant career? Is there something we could have done to prevent this? Are there others in training […]

My Magical Kenya: Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli

Amboseli is one of Kenya’s most stunning National Parks because Mt. Kilimanjaro is clearly visible and frames all your wildlife photos stunningly! If you’re ever in the park wondering what to do for lunch, I recommend a stop over at the gorgeous Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli, located within the park itself. A delicious lunch menu […]

Avocado bread with a twist :-)

As always any fun delicious kitchen experiment starts with a random thought in the middle of the night. My insomnia had struck again and i lay awake in bed thinking random thoughts. I considered getting up and baking banana bread for my breakfast the next day but remembered I didn’t have any bananas in the […]

Daktari Wangu: Dr. P. Gitobu Mburugu

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]

Daktari Wangu: Dr. Stellah Bosire-Otieno

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]

Boost your Confidence!

Speaking to young women recently got me thinking about the importance confidence and self-esteem and the impact it has in our lives and personal achievements. Self-confidence vs self esteem. Which one is which and why are they important if at all? Let’s start by defining the two. Source Heaven and Hell: The Psychology of The […]

Sesame seed-encrusted Salmon burger patties

It’s that time of the year again when the Nairobi Pizza festival comes to town, tempting us with delicious offers on pizzas at various restaurants in town. I have definitely found myself fighting the temptation to indulge in yummy pizzas all week because truth be told, my waistline couldn’t possibly handle (love handles and all) […]

Pulse rate

I know, I know, I took a lengthy break and everyone’s been asking what’s happened. Did i give up blogging? Or run off somewhere? Or disappear to have a baby? (Not sure why this one tends to keep rearing its ugly head!) I just needed to take a beat and get settled back into LIFE. […]

Daktari Wangu: Dr. Jeremiah Gitau Njenga

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]

Daktari Wangu: Dr. Nelly Bosire

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]