17 Nov '11, 7pm

I Am A Recovering Physician | Care2 Healthy Living: Lissa Rankin MD shares her story as a recovering physician.C...

I Am A Recovering Physician | Care2 Healthy Living: Lissa Rankin MD shares her story as a recovering physician.C...

I’m a doctor, but I call myself a “recovering physician.” As in, “Hi, I’m Lissa Rankin, and I’m a doctor.” (The physician 12-steppers in my made-up rehab respond, “Hi Lissa.”) No, I’m not an alcoholic or a drug addict or battling obesity in some [Fill In The Blank] Anonymous. Instead, I’m recovering from the wounds of 12 years of medical education and a decade of medical practice, which wounded me so deeply that, one day, after a grueling 72 hour labor and delivery shift, I found myself hunched over a grocery store check out counter, while a teen guy with sweat on his brow struggled to swipe my breakfast through the scanner. Without thinking about what I was about to say, I heard these words come out of my mouth. “If I did my job the way you did your job, there would be dead people everywhere.” Now mind you, I hadn’t slept in three days, I’d delivered 19 babies and saved t...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/i-am-a-recovering-physic...

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Recipes for Green Tomatoes | Care2 Healthy Living

Recipes for Green Tomatoes | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 17 Nov '11, 4pm

Green tomatoes are often bountiful at the end of a gardening season—but instead of composting those green beauties or leav...

Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress? | Care2 Healthy Living

Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress? | Care2 ...

care2.com 18 Nov '11, 7am

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that o...

500 Polar Bears Need 'Parents' | Care2 Healthy Living

500 Polar Bears Need 'Parents' | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 16 Nov '11, 10pm

The World Wildlife Fund in Russia is starting a polar bear adoption program for about 500 bears to raise money for conserv...

7 Vegan Pie Recipes | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 19 Nov '11, 1am

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living...

10 Breakfast Cereals to Avoid | Care2 Healthy Living

10 Breakfast Cereals to Avoid | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 18 Nov '11, 1am

By MainStreet, via DivineCaroline A bowl of cereal alone shouldn’t give you or your kids the shakes first thing in the mor...

Your Daily Chill Out

care2.com 20 Nov '11, 3pm

Chillout : You cannot recycle past time or live life over again. Once lived it is gone, so do not lose the opportunity of ...

How To Say No | Care2 Healthy Living: Lissa Rankin writes a special post for an Owning Pink reader who asks how

How To Say No | Care2 Healthy Living: Lissa Ran...

care2.com 25 Nov '11, 5pm

Get clear on whether it’s really a “no” or a “yes.” Are you saying “no” because you really don’t want to do it? Or is it r...

Make Money From Your Hobbies | Care2 Healthy Living: What are you into? Are you an expert at something? Do you h...

Make Money From Your Hobbies | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 18 Nov '11, 3pm

What are you into? Are you an expert at something? Do you have a hobby that you absolutely love? If so, you just might be ...

Care2 Healthy Living: When you bite into an earthy organic toma...

Care2 Healthy Living: When you bite into an ear...

care2.com 20 Nov '11, 10pm

If you’re truly interested in organic (i.e. ecological and healthy) alternatives to chemical fertilizers, then it’s time t...

Be Grateful For Your Body | Care2 Healthy Living: When it comes to living in a body and really experiencing the

Be Grateful For Your Body | Care2 Healthy Livin...

care2.com 23 Nov '11, 11pm

“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here, right now… with its aches and i...

The Number One Way to Protect Your Baby

The Number One Way to Protect Your Baby

care2.com 19 Nov '11, 6pm

By Gernot Wagner, Moms Clean Air Force Guest Blogger My wife and I have no car, no TV, and a no-screens policy around our ...

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#herbivore

care2.com 16 Nov '11, 5pm

Here is one holiday vegan meal that is healthy, and delicious! It is balanced, and filled with powerfoods ! Everyone will ...

Discover the Mighty Lentil | Care2 Healthy Living

Discover the Mighty Lentil | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 16 Nov '11, 7pm

It is when you introduce the mighty lentil into your diet that you discover that this powerhouse food is not only packed w...

the Art of

luxuryculture.com 18 Nov '11, 3pm

Assouline Media, éditeur de LuxuryCulture.com fait partie du comité Vendôme aux côtés de : Baccarat, Bernardaud, Boucheron...

15 Favorite Sweet Potato Recipes | Care2 Healthy Living: From enchiladas to pasta to pie, there are many ways to...

15 Favorite Sweet Potato Recipes | Care2 Health...

care2.com 18 Nov '11, 2am

From enchiladas to pasta to pie, there are many ways to serve sweet potatoes. Not only is this autumn powerfood versatile,...