Tag Archives: overheard

Complications

I know I’m late to the game, but I’m finally reading Atul Gawande’s 2002 book Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science.  I’m about a quarter of the way through the book, and it’s obvious where much of the … Continue reading

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overheard on healthcare

With all that’s been going on lately in health policy, you would think I’d be motivated to write a lot about health care and health policy.  Sadly, that is not the case.  I will share with you something I texted … Continue reading

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iHeart JT

At this weekend’s iHeart Radio Music Awards, Justin Timberlake won the award for Song of the Year for “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” In his acceptance speech, Timberlake spoke on the song and offered some amazing words of encouragement to minorities … Continue reading

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Person 1: You’re too young – you don’t need to get fillers or plastic surgery until you’re older. Person 2: Thanks, but I could die tomorrow.

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You can’t make excuses for other people’s children

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I mean – where was your inner monologue saying ‘don’t want to look like a raccoon today’?

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You cannot make excuses for other people’s children.

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words to live by

Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever … Continue reading

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Diversity is a strength, and tolerance is a virtue.  Together it produces beauty. ~Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans Memorial Vigil for Orlando

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I ain’t tryin to get too skinny.  I’m thinking a size 42 should be good. oh Louisiana…

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Proper is a word forged by men who would seek to enslave us with it.

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It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a good overheard from work.  Enjoy. Don’t get it twisted.  That’s not sass… that’s just straight direction.

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I have empathy… in select situations and for people who deserve it!

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We can’t say that we believe in each other’s fundamental humanity and then turn a blind eye to the reality of each other’s existence and the truth of each other’s hearts. ~Kerry Washington, in her acceptance speech at the GLAAD … Continue reading

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You gotta be rich to be insane. Losing your mind is not a luxury for the middle class.

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There is no such thing as a straight man with a six pack.  Unless it’s a straight up six pack of beer.

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I can explain it to you.  I just can’t understand it for you.

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An election is a game of words.

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for those times when you need to check someone and throw a little shade… Take the Caps Lock out of your tone when you’re talking to me because you’re about to dip your spoon in some b*tch pudding.

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A nurse, a stethoscope, and The View

If there’s one thing I learned during medical school and residency, it was this – don’t piss off the nurses.  Why? Because hell hath no fury like a nurse scorned. Which has become abundantly clear this past week as nurses … Continue reading

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