Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pet Peeves

Kind of like the pet rock, except even more annoying.  My daughter loves to collect rocks that she calls her “pets” and then hands them to me to keep in my pockets.  By the end of the day, I have … Continue reading

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Rough Edges

I imagine myself coming into this world, my soul kind of resembling a rock, heavy and complete with all those rough jagged edges.  Probably not a comfortable thought for my dear mom pushing me into the world, but alas I … Continue reading

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Doctorsplaining

Doctor-splain-ing (verb)         The way a doctor explains medical issues to a patient in a manner that is considered condescending or patronizing Doctor:  Ms. Doe, you have diabetes.  What that means is that you have too much sugar … Continue reading

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Compassion Fatigue

Anyone in the medical field knows a little something about this one. Likewise anyone who is a first responder, a police officer, a therapist, social worker, teacher, caretaker, a parent, pretty much anyone who works with people in general, or … Continue reading

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Male-ennium

My partner and I had a meeting yesterday -with the CEO of the hospital.  He came to our office, had lunch catered, and just wanted to shoot the shit.  Of course there were ulterior motives.  I’ve been in this area … Continue reading

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Apples Can’t Keep Me Away

I can’t hate apples no matter what they say they do to doctors, you know, like keep them away.  I love them.  I love them even more now that they come precut in bags so all I have to do is … Continue reading

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Doc-umentation

She sends me messages all the time.  Snarky.  Accusatory.  Judgmental.  Always in the middle of my busy day.  Sometimes the messages come all at once, sometimes spaced out just enough to make me think she’s gone for good.  I’ve slowly … Continue reading

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