Deep Stretches

Deep Stretches

For a short time while I was growing up, I wanted to be a physical therapist. Later, while recovering from a knee surgery, I learned that part of their job is somewhat akin to torturing people. (I instead became a pharmacist so I can give people medicine to feel...
Residency

Residency

Last week was the Residency Match Day.  For those of you not in healthcare, that is the day that medical and pharmacy students anxiously await a message telling them where they are spending the next year of their life.  I think that the process is...

Celestial Physiology

Like most 4 year old boys, John is somewhat fascinated by the excretory system.  Tonight, before bedtime, (read: stall tactic!!!!), he asked me how the body knows what to make into poop and what to make into pee.  Recognizing the stall tactic, and knowing...
Calming Storms

Calming Storms

Here is my conversation with John on the way to church this morning. John:  Mom, I noticed something about Jesus. Mom:  Oh yeah, what did you notice? John:  I noticed that you can’t see him but you can feel him in your heart. Mom:  That’s right.  How does...