“It’s just a muscular cramp,” said the general practitioner, dismissing my pain. His clinic was a public bomb shelter in one, and I limped out of it with some muscle relaxing painkillers. I tried to attend school the next day, but was in so much pain that I turned around and took the bus home. […]
“If you can talk, you can sing; if you can walk, you can dance.” – African Proverb Have a happy Friday! If you’re not feeling 100%, here’s the quote in another light – if you can think, you can think of something good. Even if it’s only for a minute, that’s still one minute of […]
“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Quote from the article, “Is My Doctor Right for Me”, in case anyone wanted a little visual takeaway 🙂
“Doctors pour drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into human beings of which they know nothing.” – Voltaire Quote from the article, “Is My Doctor Right for Me”, in case anyone wanted a little visual takeaway 🙂
How do you differentiate between a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ doctor? How do you know if the diagnosis presented is accurate, or if the options presented are the best ones? How do you know if your doctor or surgeon suits your needs? I am sure questions such as these go through the mind of every chronic […]
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker Anybody can make a difference, and sometimes the smallest action makes the biggest impact. Say a kind word, flash a little smile..you never know how much comfort you may have brought to someone in pain. Have […]
“The idea of happiness is our main obstacle to happiness.” Mostly, a reminder to myself for today 🙂
A Rush of Fear to the Head A lump gathered at the base of my throat. I presumed it was some random ailment, which you get from time to time living with a host of chronic illnesses. Then a sudden panic rushed through my veins, and I hurried to seek comfort. “I’m having a panic […]
Today I’d like to take some time to celebrate the unsung heroes who exist in our ordinary lives; those who sacrifice a portion of their lives to support someone struggling with an illness or difficulty. Kindness is a rare human trait these days, yet these simple, sincere acts are what we will remember with fondness […]
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain A little Friday humour..have a happy weekend ahead!
‘Normal’ is a most fascinating word, because no two person’s ‘normal’ is ever the same. For example, feeling some sort of ailment every day is normal to me, and not feeling any pain makes it an extra good day. For the sake of this article, the word ‘normal’ shall be synonymous with the ‘average healthy […]
“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” – Anon Sometimes it’s a little harder to find, but it’s always there.