Tag: opiates

Sympathy vs Empathy With The Devil

Sympathy vs Empathy With The Devil

What’s the difference between sympathy and empathy? Example in action*: I was on call. I got that page, that very typical page: Patient running out of pain meds needs immediate refill please call. Ugh. More often than not, the phone call that follows this page […]

On Lent, Drugs, and Letting Go

On Lent, Drugs, and Letting Go

I usually hesitate to write about things that could be deemed overly religious, because I am not overly religious. We didn’t join our left-wing liberal little church community for the “churchy” part, but rather, for the “community” part. Where else in your life can you choose […]