Sexy? “Insanely obsessive-compulsive, sarcastic…and butt sexy..” – Joy V, Perennial Wanderer (pretty obvious who she is)
Nine year old Rain sent me this card..
Idol. Heard this from my son’s lips; “Dad I’ll study medicine in UP “–Dean Russel Aguilar
Debater (huh?) Mamang Helen told me this one time we had some heated political debate.. “Ang hirap mong debatihin kasi ang yabang mo!” to which I answered “No objections your honor” I answered…
“Kuripot!” Ate Lynette told everyone in the picnic table when I only gave a gallon of double dutch ice cream. There were fifteen of us drooling for thirst quenchers. I only have five hundred pesos in my wallet…
Nanlilibre. “Libre mo Dok?” Chris asked me when I asked for a TAMAC dinner and pre climb meeting …
Tormentor. “Stay behind and watch Dr. Aguilar grill Dr. ——- during the pre op conferences” One ortho resident trying to dissuade a female guest doctor from leaving early and watch our lively preop conference instead.
NPA (No permanent address) “Where did you sleep last night? In your car again?” One colleague asked me one time when I wasn’t able to go back to my home city after our regular Monday conference. “No sir i slept in the call room”..
Gadgeteer. “My phone line got haywire I don’t know how“. I told one ER Doc when he inquired why my phone line is always busy whenever he’ll refer a patient. I also told him I have two cellphones he can call anytime…
Netizen “I was at home surfing the net“. My answer to another colleague in the clinic who was asking what I do whenever I don’t have patients in my clinic. “Saves electricity from useless air con and electricity use.”
Suspects he has Raynauds. “I can’t stand a biting cold!” That’s why I never dreamed of going out to the “Land of Milk and Honey”.
“Robin Cook” The first and only fiction writer whose medical suspense stories I read and collected. But then I forgot where did I placed those paperbacks way back then…
“Stephen Covey” Perhaps his most impressive self help books that “simplified” my already complicated life.
I like this blog. His creative juices induces liters of nosebleeds for me. But this guy writes with so much style and logic I wish he’d blog again soon. He’s an orthopedic surgeon-academician by the way.
A different tinolang manok from my mom- the unsung hero in my dinner table.
These experiences I won’t forget- surviving a grueling climb or this one in Mt. Matutum.