So, Lena Dunham got a hysterectomy: a medical opinion

So, after aimlessly browsing on the web this morning, I came across this article on The New York Times. Lena Dunham is an actress, director, show runner of Girls and a...polarizing public figure, to the day the least. I'll start by saying I don't have strong feelings about Dunham either way: I never watched Girls, … Continue reading So, Lena Dunham got a hysterectomy: a medical opinion

Wellness

I've been in a funk, lately.  Or at least, that's what I've been calling it. It's a kinder word than 'depression.' Though honestly, I don't think I meet the criteria for depression.  I just...haven't been feeling well. Mentally well, physically well. I find myself one week away from the end of third year, and sometimes … Continue reading Wellness

The sick patient

Family medicine clinic is somewhat...buffering, as clerk. It's certainly not as safe as when you are truly an inexperienced first or second year - the understood observer - but still, there is an aspect of safety to it all. The doctor takes the patients with the scary conditions; the cancer diagnosis, the manic depressive having … Continue reading The sick patient