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.
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
Photo thanks to Dan Arkle My Brain went wrong. I noticed that I was in hospital. It said Derriford Hospitals on the sheets and I was wired up to a drip. I asked a nurse what was going on; she didn’t answer. She said not to play with my line, please. Look,… Continue reading Liz Buchanan, who assembles this blog