About 2 weeks into my new job, I am sitting at my desk working on a patient's note when a heavyset man wearing a trucker hat and sporting unkempt stubble walks up to the desk. "Excuse me, ma'am..."
Thank you to everyone who helped me through residency! Time to celebrate!
Surgeon General’s Warning: Cock rings, whenever possible, should not be made of titanium.
Officially the first of my seeds to mature to harvest, these radishes definitely gave me hope that all the veggies I planted will, in fact, grow. We picked some baby greens as well and made salad with a radish-potato hash and over easy eggs for brunch. My husband who was skeptical at first, having never … Continue reading Giant of Sicily: an average sized radish
We doctors must choose what we share in casual conversation, because if we’re not careful, the things that are on our minds might slip out. Today I might let slip the image of an obese woman after a 20-story fall onto solid ground. The dark skin of her face was fissured like the cement sidewalk … Continue reading Humans and radishes alike can split
There are an endless number of ways to coax nature into working with you in the organic garden. So clearly my first choice was to pick the most labor intensive.
I call him Santa Claus - for obvious reasons. And I can't tell you his real name anyway, because he's in our ER nearly every day...
A glimpse of my 3 wk old radish seedling popping through the straw.
"The number 288 blinks rapidly on the monitor as it screeches. He’s in VTach. "
"My days include the high of resuscitating a crashing patient, the drain of a man with toe pain complaining about ER wait times, the stress of talking down an agitated, potentially violent meth addict, the absurdity of removing foreign objects from people’s ears, noses, and buttocks, and..."