Archive for January, 2012


Life Matters

It is written and often stated that it is the struggles , failures in each of our lives that grow us . Witnessed tragedy – suddenness – how can I process all I am seeing ? A young man well known to me , an MD completing training in General Surgery , excited for the life before him – accepted to a fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery . One day , one moment , one life altering medical event – no warning , no reason or explanation – acute vertigo and then unable to walk manifesting massive involuntary neuromuscular movements . Now confined ! Why ?