It’s official: my HH has a new gig!

After three intense days of meetings, conversations, and strategizing, my HH, the every wonderful Mark Schnitzer, began a new journey yesterday, ten days earlier than planned. He is now the Central Physician Advisor of SSM Health, St. Louis Region. That means he is accountable for the insurance denial management and Medicare short stays of seven […]

Food for thought or thoughts for mind food

Here are some life lessons that I’ve learned and internalized in the past two weeks. I hope they help you too: 💡Confront your fear and grow out of it If you’re ‘scared’ of something, confront it head-on. Stand in front of an audience, swim, fly a plane, enter a dark place, eat the insects, jump […]

Do it with passion or not at all.

The hairstylist who loves creating beautiful and functional hairstyles stands on their feet all day to display their artistry. The teacher who is with young, creative, oft squiggly minds displays patience and guidance to their charges. The instructor who breathes compressed air part of the day ignores a blunder and misses the photo or fish […]

Fabulous Florida inside my commitment to my cause

I’ve been in Florida since Sunday, March 10, with little time to write, but a lot of time to think, explore, learn, and now share. The sun is high and hot; the trees are green; and the cool breezes pass gently over my face and through my oft-wet hair. I’m here for five days to […]