Broken

Sheila was one of my first patients after completing my residency in family medicine. A young, attractive woman, Sheila had a history of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression after suffering abuse as a teenager. She now regularly saw a therapist and had come to me to manage her two medications, one of which was aContinue reading “Broken”

Miraculous Healing

In 2008, Sr. Bernadette Moriau made a pilgrimage to Lourdes, the Catholic shrine noted for the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Bernadette Soubirous and numerous miraculous healings. She had been wheelchair-bound and wore braces since 1980 due to a spinal condition. After attending a blessing for the sick, she felt a warmth andContinue reading “Miraculous Healing”