Category: Health

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 […]

2020: The year that wasn’t

For some of us there have been some major historical events that are marked forever more in our consciousness. When 9/11 occurred I wondered for days how we would get through that feeling of sadness and despair. We got through it. We mourned. We strategized. We grew up […]

Burning doubt

Bitter pills. Poison pills. Self-doubt. Doubt about others. Concern about truth. Concern about one’s steadiness. Wondering about the right steps. Wondering about the next steps. Calculating risks. Calculating possible rewards. Reviewing decisions. Reliving decisions. Recalibration. Doubt. Burning doubt. All together doubt is a hard thing to process and […]