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Medication as a protective shield

Medication as a protective shield

I began collecting the used packets on the second anniversary of my transplant, as a ...
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Words as a surgeon's tool

Words as a surgeon’s tool

When a patient comes in with a fatal head bleed, that first conversation with a ...
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Nise: The Heart of Madness

Nise: The Heart of Madness

Nise: The Heart of Madness (Portuguese- Nise: O Coração da Loucura)  Commentary Nise da Silveira was ...
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Cardiomegaly

Cardiomegaly

You have a big heart, said Dr Broadbent, turning a compliment into a fatal condition ...
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Deplorable consequences

Deplorable consequences

The chief danger lies in the possibility of a spontaneous rupture of the uterus... Spon-tan-e-ous ...
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Wit

Wit

Wit (2001) - "And death shall be no more, death, thou shalt die" Commentary Where ...
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The eye chart

The eye chart

I scowl towards his voice. He says the map marks how far vision goes. If ...
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On (partial) blindness

On (partial) blindness

When I consider how to represent my sixth of working light, my words collide with ...
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Seeing in a different light

Seeing in a different light

When I Consider How My Light Is Spent When I consider how my light is ...
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A change of heart

A change of heart

A doctor's visit, Anton Chekhov (1898) ‘I have palpitations of the heart’ she said, ‘It ...
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Laughs ironic, Byronic, and sardonic

Laughs ironic, Byronic, and sardonic

27th May 1892 Three incidents have made me laugh to-day: the laugh ironic, the laugh ...
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Embarrassed

Embarrassed

Hollie McNish. So no more will I sit on these cold toilet lids No matter ...
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