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What’s your REAL story?

Today, we watched a documentary made by a well known YouTuber. This documentary didn’t deliver what it promised. The title was enticing, but in the end it displayed a lack of something I’ve felt very […]
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Categories of distressing experience

Trauma is another word for “a deeply distressing or disturbing experience”. Trauma can be anything. Hearing about a loved one experiencing severe trauma can be traumatic. In fact, if you remove the “deeply” then we […]

The saga continues. Or maybe not..

Today, I received a reply from the hospital. This reply is in response to my question about the cyst diagnosis. Here’s what happened: On January 23rd 2019 an ultrasound was made by a resident obgyn, […]
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What is empathy?

Empathy is a recurring theme in the things I like to think and talk about. Along with sympathy, emotion, mental health and the relationship between these concepts. I like to think that if I had […]

Why you should trust your doctor

If you Google “mistrust doctors”, you find numerous websites expressing concern about the decline in patient trust in doctors. Two points I find interesting: Patients don’t trust science If a patient doesn’t trust their doctor […]

Some recognition

Three weeks ago, I called the hospital. I talked to a complaints officer and shared with him what had happened to me. He was a little bit skeptical I think about what I had to […]