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Changes in Healthcare
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

It is scary what Obamacare is doing. In OH, as part of the implimentation, those who are dually on Medicare and Medicaid are being mandated into HMO's. They are being denied choice about this. It reminds me of Germany when Hitler was voted in ... Read more
One Voice Gospel Choir
Sunday, October 07, 2012      3 comments

This afternoon, I had the pleasure of listening to One Voice Gospel Choir. They are from southeast Michigan. They are made up of many denominations and have been singing together for 22 years. They have performed in 13 countries as well as sever... Read more
Productive Day
Saturday, October 06, 2012      5 comments

It's been a full day. I worked out at the gym, had my car e-checked (for pollutions) so I can renew my plates, did grocery shopping and went to the drugstore and the bank. The afternoon was spent seeing patients. I am sitting with my feet up now... Read more
Working on the Weekend
Friday, October 05, 2012      2 comments

Normally, I see patients M-F. However, a meeting I need to attend is coming up on M afternoon so I had to move the patients I would normally see to Saturday. As they are homebound, this is an option. The meeting is in regards to all patients ... Read more
Compliment
Thursday, October 04, 2012      7 comments

Two people that I see infrequently commented that it looked like I was losing weight. It made my day that thaey noticed and shared their observation with me. It gives me encouragement that the process is paying off. Slow and steady is my goal so... Read more
Long Day
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      6 comments

It was a long day today. I was at the office by 6 AM and didn't get home from seeing my last patient until after 7 PM. I also put a lot of miles on my car today traveling to their homes. Unfortunately, this did not leave me time to get to the... Read more
Persomal Trainer
Friday, September 21, 2012      5 comments

I usually meet with a personal trainer once a month. However, due to her being on vacation and schedule conflicts, I hadn't seen her since mid-July. She was pleased with the 8 pound weight drop and the fact that I had self-motivated pushed mysel... Read more
Medical Conference
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

I am back home after a 2 day medical conference out-of-state. I learned a few new pearls and got updated in many areas. It is always good to learn new information and become aware of the newest studies and reports.... Read more
Busy
Monday, September 17, 2012      2 comments

It's a busy month. I'll be going to a medical conference for a couple of days, but don't have any less work - just less days to do it in. This means longer hours on the other days. Bottom lining it, 22 days of work is being squeezed into 17 days... Read more
Birthday
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

My oldest son had a birthday this week. This made me feel really old. It's hard to believe that I have a son who is 42! I remember when I was a child, I thought 42 was old.... Read more
Conference
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

Tomorrow I am going to a medical conference. It is something I regularly do to keep up with new advances. Fortunately, it is local so I don't have to travel far or stay overnight away from home.... Read more
Mom's Birthday
Monday, August 27, 2012      2 comments

Today is my Mom's 85th birthday. A couple of my sisters flew out to be with her. Dad took them all to an English Tea Room to celebrate.... Read more
Doc's Daily Chuckle
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

Doc's Daily Chuckle is an e-zine I send out to nearly 2000 subscribers M-F. It consists of 2 clean jokes and a positive quote. I also include a sentence or two about what is going on and the first names of people who can use some prayers. I star... Read more
Health Challenge
Thursday, January 12, 2012      4 comments

I have been having difficulty with lifting my left leg since the first of the year. I have been to ny doctor, an othopedist and a neurologist. I have had x-rays, an MRI and EMG. The tests show the problem is at the nerve root but no reason as to... Read more
Wonderful Christmas Season
Monday, December 26, 2011      1 comments

This has been a wonderful Christmas season. A Christmas party with 4 of my children, their spouses and 9 of my grandchildren on the 18th. The next day, I welcomed my son home from Iraq and celebrated Christmas with him, his wife and my other ... Read more

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