Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Back from East Coast

I went on my first overnight, outstation, work-related trip. Yay me! I spent 4 days in Kelantan shooting for MedikTV. I was with my producer and I must say, I was quite pressured having to stick with her for the whole 4 days as she would be observing how I go about my work. Somehow working under pressure was a good thing ;)

We were there to shoot 2 surgeries, including the patient's before and after condition. One was on kidney stone surgery, which took about 4 hours to complete. Another was a brain tumour surgery on a 6 year old boy and that one lasted for a good 15 1/2 hours. It started at noon and finished around 3.30 the next morning. Yes, we had to stay there from start to finish!

I don't think many people could stand looking at what the surgeons were doing to that poor boy. They seperated the boy's skin from his skull from the top of his head to his eyes (it seemed like a mask actually). They cut open his skull to expose his brain. I saw it beating..very cool! :D

We came back in the morning to see his condition and requested that his parents come see him in the ICU, since his mom wasn't able to eat nor sleep coz anxiously waiting to see her son. It was a win-win situation. We get to shoot the parents' first reaction and they got to see their son way before visiting hours. They looked calm throughout the time and just when the crew and the hospital staffs were ready to leave them alone, the mother collapsed. Poor momma..but she was ok after a while. We caught everything on camera so I suppose this will turn out to be a very dramatic story ;)

Just before I left, I did a bit of shopping at the market. I got a whole lot of crackers to satisfy my family's tastebuds and some scarfs for my mom. This was an interesting trip but veeeerryyyy tiring. I still haven't got enough sleep to keep me awake today. Should've taken the day off. Don't know why I didn't think of that earlier. It's not like I have anything to do at the office today. Thus, the very long entry..hehe!

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

That's me..

Uh yeah! Spent the whole day at work uploading pictures..hehe! Click on the picture above to see more. I shall add more pictures when I get them from other people.

Monday, February 14, 2005

I'm back!

It has been a very quiet 2 and a 1/2 weeks huh? I was so occupied with so many things, plus there's no internet connection at my new place :(

Lets see what I've been up to the past few weeks..

At work, I've been at my busiest state this past 2 weeks because my story comes out 2 weeks in a row (just in case any of you forgot, I'm doing MedikTV). The first one was shown last Saturday and the next one will be shown this week, Saturday 19 Feb at 5 pm. So with all my hardwork, I hope you people will tune in ;)

I've moved to my new house in Shah Alam and I can now use my OWN bathroom after using my parents' since forever..hehe! The place is not quite furnished but the essential things are there, which is good enough.

My engagement ceremony was held a week after moving in, 12 Feb :) It may seem nothing much to some people but I actually can't believe that I'm officially engaged! I'm excited alright! Hehe..I was all dressed up and many relatives came, even those from my hometown. It was like a mini wedding reception, without the akad nikah :P It all went very well indeed. I'm very happy :D I shall upload the pictures soon.

To my friends, thanx for the well wishes. I really appreciate it :)