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The c word

Hospitals are on ‘black alert’. Actually, my doctor friend told me that they are on ‘beyond black alert’. Whatever they are on, it is clear that they are in crisis. 510 more words


Support. (Please read)

Hey everyone!

I have been thinking quite a bit since my post last night and I was looking through some of my older posts and I discovered a draft that I want to elaborate on. 1,235 more words

My Life

Rolling With the Resistance

I spent ten months working as an intern at a hospital doing substance abuse counseling with the patients there. My particular work involved going into a patient’s room unannounced and unexpected to talk with them about their drug and alcohol problems. 1,244 more words


Operating with an Impeccable Surgeon

Wow. I was on call on Friday (24+ hours) and it was INSANE. I did not sleep once and spent probably three-quarters of the night in theater. 414 more words

Real Medicine

Excavating Company: After the Surgery

For those who live alone, without family, but with some friends–

went in for an arthroscopy on Thursday, ten years after the original injury. I had gotten so used to pain that neither myself nor the people around perceived it any more–pain had became a ghost companion for a decade, almost invisible to myself and those about me. 537 more words

Collisions, Human Encounters