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I struggled mightily with my column this month. I started, stopped, started again, and finally gave up on a half-finished story that seemed relevant at the beginning, but eventually got mired in minutiae that my heart just wasn’t into.
What struck me was that the things that were important a few weeks ago when I started to write seemed exceptionally trivial just a short time later.
You see, during this period I was touched by the situations some of our fellow patients are in and the realization how much worse off they are than me. During this period, I also paid a visit to my aging and ailing parents, who are also in what I perceive to be a much more difficult situation than myself.
I know, I know. You are thinking, “Here comes the diatribe about how there is always somebody worse off than yourself.” But that’s not it exactly. …Read the full story »
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