The Pen Is Mightier Than The ______

The expression “The Pen is Mightier Than The Sword” was first written by novelist and playwright Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839, in his historical play Cardinal Richelieu. Richelieu, chief minister to King Louis XIII, discovers a plot to kill him, but as a priest he is unable to take up arms against his enemies. His page, […]

Are We On The Eve Of Destruction?

Resiliency does not even come close to describing how we have all been able to handle the myriad of negative events we have all been exposed to over the past several years: The Covid pandemic with pretty much everyone getting sick either once or multiple times Losing relatives, friends or colleagues due to the virus […]

Losing Weight For Others

There are many reasons why we become motivated to lose/control weight.  Most of these reasons are revolving around our “self” needs, such as: Wanting to lower/obviate our need for prescription medication(s) to treat weight-related co-morbidities Wanting to feel a higher level of energy Lowering the amount of pain we feel in our knees, hips and […]

The Doctor As A Patient Part 2

Well, I am writing this entry with a smile on my face because I was very fortunate several days ago.  The cardiac catheterization showed a blockage in the right coronary artery that was amenable to opening via angioplasty and stent placement.  I was discharged home the following morning, was able to walk 3 miles later […]

The Doctor As A Patient

  I am writing this entry a few hours before I need to arrive at the Washington Hospital Center.  I am scheduled for a cardiac catheterization and possible angioplasty/stent placement of some blocked coronary arteries.  I went through a similar procedure last December and the cardiologist thought that he had opened every blocked artery.  However, […]