Whenever I try to convey the message that an aggressive treatment might not be in the best interests of an elderly patient, that message is at risk of being drowned out by the memory of a medical success story. “My Aunt Mary didn’t want the heart surgery, but we talked her into it and she […]
Archive | June, 2016
Reinvent Yourself. Get a Truck. Write a Book.
By Debbie Weil on June 6, 2016 0
Jumping in with an update so you don’t think we’ve gotten lost. Here’s the back-of-the-envelope: Sam bought a 10-year-old Chevy pickup truck. It’s red. It looks shiny and new. I think it represents his final conversion to island man. He’s got some practical reason about how it will be easier to get fixed than his Mini Cooper. Pretty sure […]