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#PulangMengundi and merepek sikit

As soon as the date for General Election 14 was announced, people started to voice out their concern. For first time voters especially students its not easy to allocate money for transportation. Money is tight for me. Scholarship is not banked in yet and asking for flight ticket money seems so odd in this frugal situation. I saw #PulangMengundi on Twitter which was initiated by a noble and kind-hearted fellow Malaysian made to help each other especially students to go back to their hometown and vote. I am so overwhelmed by this kind gesture because never in a million year would I ever dream of someone sponsoring my ticket back home. Its just too good to be true, and good things doesn't come by that often for me. It is so moving to see people unite, regardless of religion, race, and political view. I hope someday I would be able to be on the giving side. Faith in Malaysian humanity: restored.

What comes next was history, my family and I stayed up late watching AWANI to keep updated with the election result. I think I fell asleep after Subuh and woke up smiling, thinking to myself what a good time to be alive! The sight of permanent ink still makes me happy today. For the next few days (up until now in fact) I was glued to Twitter. Theres just so many new things happening, so many exciting revelations that couldn't be missed.

Oh and yes I started a new posting, Internal Medicine. This would be the last rotation for Year 3. Hopefully my friends and I would survive this and get that one month break before starting Year 4. Anyways, a few days ago my lecturer membebel pasal finding the work life balance as a doctor (which is pretty much non-existent LOL) and he asked us again why are we doing this. People our age are starting their career and by 30 would have a stable income compared to us yang at the age of 25 baru mau grad, one year or maybe more waiting time before being houseman blablabla. Point is, I am reminded at why I put so much pressure on myself to achieve as much as I can. Its because I don't think I would be able to live up to 50s. I probably would die at 30 or 40 so thats why my 20s is crucial, I only have seven years left down the line or not, depends heh.


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