I think the fact that there was a medical student in the room altered the outcome of my last appointment. The Physician's Assistant, who I had initially pegged as "more authoritative" than the nutty-nerdy Rad-Onc-Doc, was apparently very keen on being my authority figure before I met with my actual Doctor.
"So..are you eating a high-protein diet?" she asks in near sing-song, with that grating lilt which makes a question more than a…Continue
For those who participate in various fasts for spiritual/religious purposes, one of the primary explanations I've been told is that fasting is a means to simulate what life is like for those who have very little, therefore gaining the participant an appreciation for their own blessings.
If that's your reason, then find another one cause it's a load of sanctimonious crap: the burden that comes with living on very little is not that you have very little, but you have No Choice in the…Continue