Category Archives: Advise Humorous

Salad Spinner

First, let me preface this post by giving full disclosure:  cooking is not my strongest suit.  I pretty much stink at it.  One of my friends from high school and one that I’ve kept in touch with on Facebook recommended … Continue reading

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Singing Mammo-gram

I had my first mammogram today and you know what? It wasn’t bad at all. How many hundreds of mammograms have I ordered over the years?  How many times have I reassured women, it isn’t that bad, without really knowing … Continue reading

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Those who can, should teach.

I love having students.  I’ve had all kinds.  High schoolers considering a career in medicine.  Premed students applying for medical school.  PA students.  Medical students on a family medicine rotation. My partner recently asked me if I get paid to … Continue reading

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Use the Damn Q-Tip

Just not inside your ear canal. When did Q tips become the enemy of the medical professional? Never let them use the Q tips in their ears.  It was a cryptic message.  NEVER.  In the ears.  That was day one … Continue reading

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So you want to be a doctor?

Are you f^cking crazy?  Ha, ha I’m just kidding. No really, do you belong in a mental institution?  Yeah, that’s a joke, too.  My sense of humor takes some getting used to. If you like being berated, abused, overworked, under … Continue reading

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I’m No Nutrition-ista

Listen.  I know what I do for a living.  I know the expectations of others when they see me in the office, at church, at the grocery store and in the liquor store (just kidding, I never go to the … Continue reading

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Running Etiquette

Why Run? I like to run.  I haven’t blogged about it much, because I’m annoyed with running right now.  My last race (before today) was a half marathon.  It was great, I felt great until afterwards when my left hip … Continue reading

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