Here’s the Key

(Note: The Ol’ Doc series provides illustrations of lifestyle change related to particular love relationships, of which three are the most significant;  Person-God (P-G), Husband-wife (H-W) and parent-child (P-C).) The special love relationship between parents and children is life-changing on both sides. I have watched families deal with healthy children, those with autism, cerebral palsy, dyslexia, and…

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Physician’s Puzzle

Now let me tell you about the “good ol’ days,” back when I was convinced that people would change their habits if they only knew a better way. While this happened to be true for most of my pregnant clients, it was seldom the case for those struggling with hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. On patient…

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Profound!!!

Preamble: The Ol’ Doc series provides illustrations of lifestyle changes related to a particular love relationship, of which three are the most significant; Person-God (P-G), Husband-Wife (H-W) and Parent-Child (P-C). JP comes from a closely knit family. As a child, religion was a major force in his life. While serving as an altar boy, he…

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Quite Amazing

It’s a time of miracles and wonderment. When a woman is ‘with child,’ she is often willing to adjust many aspects of her life. Women are amazing! While pregnant, they will stop smoking, eat more fruits and vegetables, cut out alcohol, and even exercise! Why are so many women willing to pursue a healthier lifestyle…

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Hindsight

It was Saturday night and I was in the hot seat. My wife, Sharlene, and I were one of several couples chosen to play a homemade version of “The Marriage Game.” The idea was to provide entertainment for our friends as we discovered how little we really knew about each other. All the wives left…

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