Tag Archives: moody

when real life catches up with medicine

I’m not sure how to begin this post, other than to admit that I’m exhausted.  I’m currently on rotation at an outside hospital, and although the operative experience has been incredible thus far, the long hours in the operating room … Continue reading

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rollercoaster

After completing 10 surgeries that day, candlelight mass was a nice moment of relaxation and thought.  The busy operative day left little time to think and process the true magnitude of what we had just accomplished.  10 surgeries in one … Continue reading

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So then this happened…

I’m not normally one to get into a Twitter war with people, but I am all about defending my views. So when I read this tweet (which a follower retweeted) post DOMA decision, I couldnt help myself. I’m sorry that … Continue reading

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when one door is locked…

I spent most of the day on Saturday incredibly frustrated. I woke up early in the morning in order to head over to St Luke’s, to assess the operating rooms, and to perform inventory and collect supplies.  I remember the … Continue reading

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look in the mirror

if you’re having a bad day… maybe you just need to look in the mirror

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the truth about singing

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a medical tradition

Saturday night was not a good night at work.  It wasn’t a particularly busy night full of consults and pages with questions (yes, doctors still use pagers).  But in the ICU, there was a young man struggling to survive.  And … Continue reading

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