Sep 20, 2023
“We’ve done everything possible to save this leg; all that’s left is amputation—when you’re ready, we’ll have that conversation.”
Those words came from Gracie’s surgeon, following numerous operations to save her right leg that
was crushed and disfigured in her 1983 car accident. Everyone in Gracie’s...
Sep 18, 2023
In a recent report from the American Medical Association (AMA) a list of the highest burnout rates among physicians are:
Emergency medicine: 62%.
Hospital medicine: 59%.
Family medicine: 58%.
Obstetrics and gynecology: 54%.
Internal medicine: 52%.
In this episode, I discuss our response as caregivers...
Sep 15, 2023
From "A MINUTE FOR CAREGIVERS - When Every Day Feels Like Monday."
As caregivers, we regularly feel intense pressure to fix or achieve. Yet, despite our best efforts, many of the circumstances we face seem unyielding. Our self-judgment over things beyond our control often leads to an incorrect verdict of...
Sep 10, 2023
Robert Burns penned the line "...the best-laid schemes of mice and men can go awry" more than 225 years ago in his poem "To A Mouse." The phrase seems appropriate for the constant changes to the best of plans. John Steinbeck turned the term for his classic, "Of Mice and Men," and the phrase in various forms...