Category: Health

Turn the sound down

This year has been an exercise in turning the sound down. Ignoring the noise. This much-needed exercise for me has been at the personal, professional, and societal level. Earlier this year, a dear friend tried to calm me down by telling me to ignore a particular person who […]

Walking out on the doctor

I am in the healthcare field. Have been for a while now. I understand how clinic workflows run or are supposed to. I understand what quality care is to entail. I understand the finances. I understand productivity and provider concerns. I get it. I breathe it. As a […]

Don’t feed the monster

Want to be finally free. Open the door. Shed the light. Thing is. The monster always lurks beneath. Mustn’t feed the monster. Walk away. Don’t give in. Find a new response. Redirect. The monster is waiting to pounce. It’s teeth ready to bite. Eager to rip off a […]

Mask oh mask

I work in healthcare. I go in everyday to work. I wear a mask everyday, all day. I have no issue wearing the mask despite the extreme heat the past week in New York City. In the very beginning of the pandemic, I wore the N95 mask while […]