Monthly Archives: May 2012

Heart and Soul

WANT. (via Mickelsen Studios)

Heart and Soul

WANT. (via Mickelsen Studios)

Waking the heart

A friend of mine posted this quote on FB today (thx Heather). Even though it’s about the abstract heart more than the anatomical one, it resonated with me so I felt like sharing. “The whole thing, the most difficult thing,

Waking the heart

A friend of mine posted this quote on FB today (thx Heather). Even though it’s about the abstract heart more than the anatomical one, it resonated with me so I felt like sharing. “The whole thing, the most difficult thing,

Self-Portrait

I came across this delightful image this morning by Naolito, via Street Anatomy, and was immediately smitten. BONUS: it’s available as a t-shirt! Excuse me while I go place my order… UPDATED (5/30): I’m in love with this t-shirt.

Self-Portrait

I came across this delightful image this morning by Naolito, via Street Anatomy, and was immediately smitten. BONUS: it’s available as a t-shirt! Excuse me while I go place my order… UPDATED (5/30): I’m in love with this t-shirt.

The weight of my heart

Gives new meaning to the phrase “with a heavy heart.” via poplifeplus

The weight of my heart

Gives new meaning to the phrase “with a heavy heart.” via poplifeplus

My surgeon, the go-to expert

I just discovered my surgeon was a guest on The Rachel Maddow Show to explain Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart surgery back in 2010 (he comes in at ~3:00). I think I should make a pitch to Rachel to have

My surgeon, the go-to expert

I just discovered my surgeon was a guest on The Rachel Maddow Show to explain Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart surgery back in 2010 (he comes in at ~3:00). I think I should make a pitch to Rachel to have

Retail therapy

Some goodies I ordered that arrived in the mail today! And yes, I am totally treating heart surgery as if it were a holiday that demands the proper decorations and festivities. I learned from the best and my godmother would

Retail therapy

Some goodies I ordered that arrived in the mail today! And yes, I am totally treating heart surgery as if it were a holiday that demands the proper decorations and festivities. I learned from the best and my godmother would

Pop quiz

Chest x-ray “cheat sheet”. via cancerninja

Pop quiz

Chest x-ray “cheat sheet”. via cancerninja

The Tell-Tale Heart

By Edgar Allen Poe TRUE! nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why WILL you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense

The Tell-Tale Heart

By Edgar Allen Poe TRUE! nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why WILL you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense

Heart art

via fuckyeahcardiovascularsystem

Heart art

via fuckyeahcardiovascularsystem

The Surgeons

Discovered this book on Tuesday, bought it on Thursday, half way through it already. It’s literally about the cardiac center at Columbia-Presbyterian where I will be “summering”. And my surgeon is even in it (as a first year attending). This

The Surgeons

Discovered this book on Tuesday, bought it on Thursday, half way through it already. It’s literally about the cardiac center at Columbia-Presbyterian where I will be “summering”. And my surgeon is even in it (as a first year attending). This