Last Thursday morning, I headed out on my typical run. I was lost in thought concerning the uncertainties in my life including what is happening at work, where my kids will go to school, if I will ever be able to cook a hot meal again, etc., when my thoughts were interrupted by a loud yelp.
About 25 yards ahead of me on Dilworth Road a fellow runner had just fallen. I saw the whole thing happen in slow motion. He had tripped on the same uneven area of sidewalk that had trip
Nothing like a good dose of reality to completely crash a spiritual high.
I mentioned in my last post that I had just returned from a women's retreat at my church. Truly, it was a great weekend with other women seeking spiritual rest and refreshment. However, it didn’t take long for my surfboard to crash into the rocks and drag me to the ground. Less than 24 hours after I returned from the retreat, I was a weeping, hot mess.
I rushed back from the retreat to make it to a
I've written before about the joy of practicing medicine. I truly am in awe of how we are fearfully and wonderfully made. Not a day goes by that I don't scratch my head and say that the body amazes me more and more. Last week, however, I was inspired by the spirit of my patients. Let me walk you through my Friday. Early in the morning I walked into see one of my long-standing patients who is an incredible athlete. From the first time I met this patient, I learned that he was