There are things I have always wanted to do: skills I've wanted to learn and regretted never having done before, books I've wanted to read, ideas I've wanted to explore, interests I've wanted to pursuit. Despite these desires, thought, I've always found an excuse to not do them. The biggest thing I ever wanted to… Continue reading Action
In medicine, we talk often about a disease's natural progression; the predictable way in which a disease or condition will behave if medications, care, or interventions are not used for treatment. If you were to get appendicitis, for example, a surgeon might say: " If we don't do surgery to take out your appendix, it… Continue reading Disappointment is Expectation’s Natural Progression
One of the nice things about the residency year beginning in July is that it's like having a second "new beginning" to the year. It's a great feeling to think there is another chance to "re-do" or re-evaluate how things are going in your life. At the real beginning of the year, I set some… Continue reading It’s a Half New Year
I am back at work. I meant to blog earlier than now, but there hasn't been enough time in each day. For a month, I was of work, off exercise, off eating well, almost completely off blogging... anything else??? I had a great vacation in Orlando with the family. There was so much that I… Continue reading Back to Everything
May is over and we are quickly launching into June - the half way point of the year! I am so pleased with the progress I have made on my goals so far! For this reason, I am going to re-evaluate and add new goals starting in July - for the second half of this… Continue reading Almost Half Way!