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My sister committed suicide and now I’m planning to prioritise my own mental health over my job.

TRIGGER WARNING:   SUICIDE  This post is by a member of the veterinary community, who wishes to remain anonymous. Some identifying details have been changed.       My sister was sassy. She was pretty. She had confidence and was sure of herself and she was bright. She had a bit of an attitude: the week… Continue reading My sister committed suicide and now I’m planning to prioritise my own mental health over my job.

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Christine graduated vet-school over two foreign continents despite racism, a sexual assault, an eating disorder and Covid

TRIGGER WARNING EATING DISORDERS      I was born in Singapore and grew up in Malaysia.  Ethnically, I am Chinese.  My given name is Kan Huey Sing, but I adopted the nickname “Christine” as I got tired of people not remembering or being able to pronounce my real name. I was home-schooled for secondary school… Continue reading Christine graduated vet-school over two foreign continents despite racism, a sexual assault, an eating disorder and Covid