This is my blog where I write about caregiving, medical decision making, women’s health/wellness, shared medical decisions, end-of-life care, and palliative care.

A Month Without Alcohol

5 reasons to take a month off from alcohol. Just the motivation you need to participate in what's come to be known as Juiceless January.

/ January 7, 2018

Deadly Delirium

The day I showed up at the hospital, Pat’s nightmare had been running almost ceaselessly for several weeks. I found him tossing in bed, sweat pouring from his face, as he strained against the cloth ties tethering his wrists to...

/ December 15, 2017

Strong Faith Should Help at End of Life

Iadmit that I don't have a strong religious belief system. But, I admire those who possess strong faith, especially when it comes to the frightening prospect of illness and death. My friend Lisa dreamed that Jesus was calling to her...

/ November 17, 2017