Another Case Against Retail Based Clinics

Let me start by saying how much I love nurse practitioners (I’m married to one!).  I think they are well trained and I think they can do an excellent job.  However, providing healthcare in a retail based clinic setting (those … Continue reading

Boston Marathon – Take 2

Two years ago I trained hard to qualify for the Boston Marathon. After months of work, I did qualify and then trained extra hard to have a great race once I was there. And then, I was surprised to arrive … Continue reading

Get the Facts Before Using Urgent Care or Retail Based Clinics For Your Child’s Well Care Visits (Sports Physicals, Etc.)

I was pumping my gas the other day at Kroger when I saw a small advertisement hanging off the pump touting “sports physicals for $39” as if this was supposed to be a bargain. I know the summertime is filled … Continue reading

Everybody’s Job is Made Better with Simple Appreciation!

I love this note I recently received from a 5 year old.  I took a picture and share it with you here.  I love the torn page and some of the spelling!  I was glad she could go back to school also. … Continue reading

Don’t Miss the Run and Slug 13K on May 26th at 10am!

For those of you who want to have some fun on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, please consider signing up to participate in the 5th Annual Memorial Run and Slug 13K.  This takes place on May 26th at 10 … Continue reading

Thank-you For Your Support On My 100 Mile Run! Over $18,000 Raised For Abused Children and Families In Northern Kentucky!

Well, it has been just over a week since I ran my 100 mile race.  Given the weather conditions, with flooding on the trail and freezing temperatures, running that distance was even more of a challenge than expected.  But I … Continue reading

100 Miles of Thank You!

No amount of running can compare with the generosity that I have witnessed as family, friends and patients support my run and give to the Northern Kentucky Child Advocacy Center. A few small stories… I am overwhelmed by the amount … Continue reading

Last Call for Donations – Please Give and Energize My Run

So if you haven’t been in the office lately or seen any articles in the paper, I will be running 100 miles this Saturday. I am running this 100 mile race in April because it is Child Abuse Awareness Month … Continue reading

Only 10 More Days To Go Before My 100 Mile Run for Children of Abuse!

Only 10 days until I wake up in the morning and run 100 miles for Children of Abuse.  You can wish me luck if you want to, but I’d rather you pray for good weather and support me by donating … Continue reading

Oh What A Shame

It is sad to see this. 105 children have died from influenza so far this year.  90% of those children did not receive immunization against flu.  Hard to argue with these numbers and that the vaccine, even though it may … Continue reading