The Angry Man

Angry patients can be difficult. They’re angry because they have financial difficulties, because their diabetes is very uncontrolled and they feel miserable, because they suffer from depression (a lot of men hide their depression with anger), or for a number of other reasons. But angry patients don’t really bother me because it’s hardly ever directedContinue reading “The Angry Man”

COVID Vaccine Part 2

I’ve been asked a few times why I’ve gotten the COVID vaccine. I can give you the proper answers about efficacy and how we’re in a pandemic and we’re all trying to survive. But…those aren’t my real answers. Those are just my professional answers. First and foremost, I decided to get vaccinated because I’m exposedContinue reading “COVID Vaccine Part 2”

The Good Listener

“It’s back.” Tears rolled down her cheeks and she sobbed. “Oh, no.” I grabbed her hand and held it tight. She could only feel the rubbery material of my gloves and she could only see my eyes above my mask but despite the physical barriers, she knew my comfort was there. “You’ve gotten through itContinue reading “The Good Listener”