Over this past month, I’ve been reflecting on the lessons from my surgery. Some of them I knew; others came as a surprise: I mean, I had never…
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Recuperating back at home
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Surgery is set for tomorrow
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Receiving a medical diagnosis can often come as a relief. All those niggling signs and symptoms are finally explained by a few words and, if we’re…
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Can we cancel candy on Halloween? I’m well aware that this post will make me unpopular, perhaps with you and most certainly with your kids, but, really…
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Can you feel the change in the morning light? Now that the autumnal equinox has passed, there is officially more darkness than daylight. Even though…
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12 years later
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Did you see it? My letter that ran in Thursday’s New York Times? Yes, it was easy to miss. You can read it here, in which I’m responding to an article…
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The food that many of us associate most closely with Rosh Hashanah are apples dipped in honey. My daughters will try their darndest to eat apples dipped…
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What are the non-negotiable items in your life? Specifically, what is non-negotiable because your health and well-being depend on it? This is different…
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If there’s one play that brings me back to my earliest memory of contracting an infectious disease, it’s The Wizard of Oz. When I was 8 years old, I was…
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Musings on our 22nd wedding anniversary
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