Doctors are great at diagnosing or assigning diagnoses. It is something that makes many of them very happy. It provides the doctor with certainty, a finite box in which to insert their patient and to focus treatment – antibiotics, pain killers or anti-depressants. (I am sure there is a dopamine release every time a doctor signs a prescription).
And yet, it is very hot.
Well, not as hot as in Yorkshire.
And the irony?
Rod reflects on the interface between anxiety and a long-line of Jewish ancestors.
I worry that I might not have enough time to complete all the work I have planned on Monday prior to the deadline when I will be asked to present the results of the…
I come from a long line of worriers, which is apposite as the subject of this blog relates to discussions with my brother about Covid. You see, he has been a mask wearer. He also has asthma like me and the combination of worrier, asthma and the time of Covid is a toxic cocktail forContinue reading “A long line of worriers and wear a facemask?”
Overcoming our own fears, preconceptions and biases is surely a hope for the future as we continue to grow as a community.
And the thing about this serial nature – it is not actually a limitation or a curse, it is our salvation.
‘Three days,’ the patient replied, ‘No one told me, I didn’t know what was happening.’
Enjoy the ephemeral.