Category: Healthcare

  • Leave A Puddle On The Floor

    My Saturday and Sunday workout looks like this: I start with a 60 minute spin class. I cover at least 20 miles in class. I don’t leave class until there is a puddle of sweat on the floor. Depending on when I start warming up for class, I might cover 25 miles. And the bike […]

  • The Drug Overdose Epidemic

    A month ago, my father texted me and asked “what is an opioid?”  I don’t usually pick up the phone when he texts me, but this time I did.  He said that he was watching a documentary on the opioid epidemic, and the documentary never defined what an opioid is. You probably know this, but […]

  • Opiates & Pain

    Sometimes I make a sound when I’m surprised, that sounds like “huh”. I passed a billboard on the Pennsylvania Turnpike this morning.  “152 Montgomery County residents died of drug overdoses in 2015”. I made a sound of “huh”. —– More Americans died of drug overdoses in 2015 than from car accidents.  And a lot of […]

  • Dinner Plates

    A year ago, my wife purchased a new set of dinner plates.  They were smaller than our previous dinner plates.  They are about 7 inches across, compared to the previous plates, which were 12 inches across. I like big dinner plates.  When I say “big”, I mean like the size of trash can lids.   I […]

  • The Widow Maker

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  A beautiful day in the Cyclades, an island chain southeast of Greece, in the Aegean Sea.  My family and I were on day 8 of a 9-day vacation. We were on Kamari Beach, a black-sand beach, on the island of Santorini.  It is one of the most beautiful places in the […]