Rediscovering Ruth

John and I moved last weekend. It was a long, tough two days. We schlepped a bunch of heavy items across town only to discard them. A couch, for instance…. Somehow we lost all my underwear. But we also found random relics from the past, which always happens when you move. A shirt I hadn’t seen in two years, a report my 22-year-old did in fourth grade, and a folder of clippings. Continue Reading

Has your doctor disappeared?

I have excellent, relatively inexpensive, employer-sponsored health insurance for which I am immensely grateful. Let’s start there.

But even so, I’m having a hard time getting decent primary health care. In fact, it’s been nearly two years since I saw a doctor who knows me. And I think I’m beginning to pick up on a trend.

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