Monthly Archives: November 2007

photos from Bod Me Limbe, November 2007

November 12, 2007 at 11:13 am

Photos by Yoella Teplitsky

Read more →

Wednesday, November 7th

November 12, 2007 at 11:10 am

Karen improved overnight, but now Tiffany is finally sick. We stacked our mattresses in a classroom, packed away our mosquito nets, and brought our bedding over to Jo’s house, where one last breakfast of his incredible oatmeal awaited us, along with the usual bread and manbo (although many decided the impending boat ride would be [...]

Read more →

Tuesday, November 6th

November 12, 2007 at 11:09 am

On our last half-day of clinic, we were scheduled for 75 people and saw 97. We finished up at one o’clock, each of us had a packet of cookies for lunch, then we all broke down the clinic. We went for our last swim, this time accompanied by ten or so kids, all naked expect [...]

Read more →

Monday, November 5th

November 12, 2007 at 11:08 am

Our last full day of clinic. I drained an abscess behind someone’s ear, then Santo explained to him how to use a band-aid. I had two pregnant women to end my day. One, 26 years old and seven months along with a breast lump the size of an orange, and hard. We gave her pain [...]

Read more →

Sunday, November 4th

November 12, 2007 at 11:07 am

Last night was rough. I slept for about an hour, and at midnight was awakened by a wet blanket of heat. My pillow was damp from my hair, and I had to strip down to my underwear. I got up for walk around in the perfect smile of the moon, tempted to sleep out on [...]

Read more →