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At The Bedside

When I began my training in palliative and end-of-life care, I watched peers laugh and roll their eyes about the inevitable question, “How can you do that kind of work?” Inwardly, I chuckled to myself because I knew that the...

Wednesday morning I woke up feeling off, just a little tired. It was easy to think I just didn’t have enough sleep. A few hours later, when I felt achy all over and developed a headache, I started to get...

Man, I miss my clients. I hope they miss me. The people I touch are a huge part of my life and even of who I am. Over the past few years, I have made my private practice smaller to...

She schedules her massages about once a month, for a half hour each time.  At the end of every session, she sits across from me, holding her glass of water in both hands.  She says, over and over again, “You’re...

Imagine that your child is born and mere weeks later she is diagnosed with a so-often-deadly ATRT brain tumor.  Eric Annis and Amanda Leland don't have to imagine.  That's exactly what happened to them and their daughter, Teagan. We got to...