Making my Alien Egg Babies

So a short while back I told you guys on Instagram (@dresmerelda) that I had chosen to freeze my eggs, telling you so as to help counter the unscientific rumours that vaccines affect your fertility (they don't). Since you asked, here's the full story.


Today is World Mental Health Day. I'll start by saying, "I'm fine." I think we all say that, don't we? Honestly, mostly I really am. But you may have noticed I've been intermittently absent... Here's why and how we managed it.

Infectious Diseases vs Microbiology- thoughts so far

A few years ago, here in the UK, Infectious Diseases training and Microbiology training "merged" to form a joint pathway. Consequently, I am one of the 'new breed' of trainees that will span both specialties. There are positives and negatives to this and each specialty currently sees themselves as separate from the other. One key … Continue reading Infectious Diseases vs Microbiology- thoughts so far