Category Archives: Healthcare Today

Profit or Prophet

There is a financial pressure to see a lot of patients in a day.  Seeing patients equals revenue.  Revenue equals a paycheck for me and everyone else that I employ.  It also feeds the giant corporate machine to which I … Continue reading

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Resistance

I have a list of diseases that I hate the most.  I hate them because I have no way to fight them.  I have no power against them.  I push back and push back, but they don’t budge.  They laugh … Continue reading

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Miss Spelled

My son once asked me what was the most embarrassing thing to ever happen to me in my entire life.  I gave my answer careful consideration and remembered pretty quickly that time I fell out of my chair during a … Continue reading

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Corporations are Doctors, Too

This blogpost first appeared on new*normal*gal.  This is a great blog about newnormalgal’s journey with breast cancer.  She’s funny and sassy and honest.  While convalescing from surgery, she asked me to fill in for her and this is what I came … Continue reading

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Thy Rod and Thy Staff

Sometimes, before I walk into a room with certain patients, I take a deep cleansing breath and whisper, Lord, give me strength.  I just know what’s waiting for me on the other side.  History repeats itself over and over.  I … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

I believe that it is only through sacrifice that we truly find our purpose.  The purpose in all of our lives is to help another without reciprocation.  We don’t get anything in return except a feeling of great accomplishment and … Continue reading

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Turning the Tables

I wouldn’t say that I’m a super Christian, but I dabble.  I know some stuff.  I believe.  I’ve read The Book.  My favorite story in the Bible probably wouldn’t be the favorite of most people.  My favorite story is when … Continue reading

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