My writing has been discovered by the hospital network. And the reaction was not what I had expected.Continue reading “On patient privacy and oversight”
Caitlin Gray! Caitlin is a 31yo mother, teacher, and historian. I went to high school with her and she popped up on my radar this past Mother’s Day due to a heartfelt post on social media. During this conversation, we discuss the loss of her daughter in utero this past April, her evolving spirituality from Catholicism to mediumship and shamanic meditative practices, and the surprise of discovering a new half-brother.
I hope you enjoy!Continue reading “Caitlin Gray On Death – 20191205”
I have been struggling with this post. I want this to be well thought-out. Meaningful. You have just turned a year old.
Shouldn’t I mark it with some importance?Continue reading “On the first year (or baby chronicles: Part Ten)”
Becky Orton! Becky is a 45yo mother, CrossFitter, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I met Becky while coaching at CrossFit Juggernaut in NH before entering medical school: she and her daughter would workout together and I initially thought they were sisters! A testament to her energy and love of life.
During this conversation, we discuss motherhood and the story of her eight children (four biological and four adoptive), the experience of losing Ben, and the rewards of fostering medically fragile children.Continue reading “Becky Orton On Death – 20181206”
Thus far, I have enjoyed wonderfully low expectations.Continue reading “On dim expectations (or the beginning of Neurology)”
For the past three months, I feel like I have learned a lot about myself as a physician.Continue reading “On transitions (or Consult Liaison Psych: a post-mortem)”
Michael Vasconez! Michael is a 31yo lifestyle coach, USMC combat veteran, and philosopher. I enjoy flotation therapy regularly at Michael’s home, and find a kindred spirit in him. During this conversation, we discuss why he pressed people’s buttons as an adolescent, how his brother’s suicide drove him into the Marine Corps, and how the plant medicine ayahausca forced him to confront his years of infidelity and begin a new chapter with his spouse.Continue reading “Michael Vasconez On Death”