Four years ago I promised myself to explore the prospects of dying with dignity through writing a book. I am now pleased to share with you the realization of this journey and welcome you to this website and blog for my book titled, WISHES TO DIE FOR. A wish is an invocation for a favorable outcome; a conclusion reached through the process of … [Read more...] about Another Day of Reckoning
Did You Hear That?
Do You Hear That? Was the topic at services this Sunday. Working in the Emergency Department, I hear and address a lot of medical complaints. However, since I recently missed diagnosing a premature rupture of the membranes in a pregnant woman, I fully admit I did not hear that being the major point of her visit. Her chief complaint was noted as … [Read more...] about Did You Hear That?
A Physician’s Bill Of Rights
A PHYSICIAN’S BILL OF RIGHTS I opened an email from a friend during my shift in the Emergency Department that rightfully imparted some words of wisdom: YOU ARE ALLOWED TO TERMINATE TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS YOU ARE YOU ARE ALLOWED TO WALK AWAY FROM PEOPLE WHO HURT YOU YOU ARE ALLOWED TO BE ANGRY AND SELFISH AND UNFORGIVING YOU DON'T OWE ANYONE AN … [Read more...] about A Physician’s Bill Of Rights
Ariel Sharon Lives On
Ariel Sharon, the beloved prime minister of Israel, is being loved to death; or rather oblivion. More than eight year ago he suffered a hemorrhagic stroke that left him in a persistent vegetative state on life support. Recent reports suggest his already deteriorating medical condition is worsening as key body organs are failing. The director at the … [Read more...] about Ariel Sharon Lives On
WISHES AMDIST REAL LIFE
Have you ever come across someone struggling to breathe and feel inept at being able to help the person? Can you imagine struggling to breathe while your closest ally is incapable of handling the situation? Struggling to breathe occurs, literally, as people die. Assisting people who are unable to breathe is what I have been called to address as an … [Read more...] about WISHES AMDIST REAL LIFE