Push! Push! Push!

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I went with my friend to visit her OB and I saw this sign on the maternity ward. It’s so great to see a doctor’s office have a sense of humor! [ Read More ]

The Realist Guide To Holiday Nutrition

Let’s face it. The holidays are coming, and with them come feelings of joy and merriment, nights spent round the fireplace and tables piled so densely with delicious food that they seem to have their own gravitational pull. [ Read More ]

Nitrous Oxide and Goodfellas

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My sophomore year of college, over spring break, I got all of my wisdom teeth pulled. I was terrified about how it would feel. The night before the procedure, to help relax, I watched a lot of my favorite movies. [ Read More ]

Eyeballs

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Have you ever had the feeling you were being watched?  The picture taken was of an optometrist’s window display. [ Read More ]

The Holiday Spirit

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Our first baby was due to be born the middle of September. By a coincidence my wife had invited her younger brother over for dinner on Labor Day. [ Read More ]

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat Without Taking Some Yourself

Have you ever tried to give your cat medicine? Do you find it a hopeless task, tantamount perhaps, to making a hole in water? Well, don’t look here for any help. I can’t do it either. [ Read More ]

My Ear Won’t Hear

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June 14-June 21, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, my beautiful left ear pictured above (please ignore the grey in my beard) won’t hear.  Last Wednesday, I started feeling under the weather, and by Friday, well no need to repeat myself.  [ Read More ]

Diary of a Vegetarian [PODCAST]

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Dan Borengasser records his effort to become a vegetarian. Turns out, not eating meat is hard for a meat-eater! [ Read More ]

Address Check

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After being involved in a motorcycle accident, my friend Arthur had to undergo a minor surgery. As he regained consciousness following the procedure, the doctors asked Arthur to tell them his name. [ Read More ]

Stool Sample

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Whenever I am asked to produce a stool sample for our annual medical assessment, I always pull out this old joke of mine. [ Read More ]