What inspires you? It could be a positive evaluation from your employer, watching your child’s first recital, or maybe a good cup of coffee in the morning. Inspiration comes when you least expect it. It’s […]
I went out for a morning run on New Year’s Day in the bitter cold. It was 36 degrees Fahrenheit as the sun began to rise. My purpose for the early run was to think […]
I am sitting at my desk overwhelmed with work. The paperwork in the “Inbox” is stacked higher than the single envelope in the “Outbox”. There are four Styrofoam cups of coffee on my desk. Each […]
I’ve worn glasses since the tenth grade. I got them because my grades started to suffer and someone figured out it was because I couldn’t see the homework assignment on the board. My first pair […]
FAILURE Defined as, the condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends. Whereas fail is defined as, to prove deficient or lacking, perform ineffectively or inadequately, to cease functioning properly. The […]
I live in the world of 3’s because remembering 3 key things a day enriches my life. I usually can’t recall the top 10 or 12 most common (fill in the blank). Three is more […]
I’m amazed at how frequent this discussion comes up in casual conversations. It usually starts with “I’m tired of all the administrative red tape”, “I have no control over my patients”, “the patient expectations are […]
It sometimes starts with difficulty sleeping as your schedule rotates from days to nights back to days. You find yourself just as tired after six to eight hours of sleep as your are with four hours of sleep. Eating gets to be a chore so you raid the refrigerator grabbing something quick and probably high in calories or worse yet, fat. The drive to work seems like a drudgery. Then, when you’ve survived the commute to work without an episode of road rage, your partner starts your shift off with “remember that patient you sent home last night with chest pain?”….