COVID-19 Vaccine Confessions

A Weekly Ritual I grew up Catholic so confession was part of our weekly regimen.  As I got older my confessions were no longer to a priest but to my diary.  I have not written in a diary for years, but I have been chronicling this COVID-19 pandemic since we were locked down in March.  Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Confessions”

Can’t Breathe! Don’t let COVID-19 and the Rest Take Your Breath Away

I CAN’T BREATHE!   As a doctor I have heard these three words from more Black patients over this last month than any other time in my career.  These folks are not responding to a knee on the neck or other choke hold. Rather they are referring to the breathlessness that comes from the stress, theContinue reading “Can’t Breathe! Don’t let COVID-19 and the Rest Take Your Breath Away”

Special Edition: Father’s Day 2020 Honoring all Fathers and Remembering Jason Hargrove, George Floyd, Bishop Gerald Glenn on this Day

This Ain’t no Ordinary Father’s Day Oh what a volatile year. Not even sure how we made it here—to Father’s Day. This is the day where the man in the family is revered.  We know that being a father is often not the easiest.  Parenting, let alone fatherhood doesn’t come with a manual.  It isContinue reading “Special Edition: Father’s Day 2020 Honoring all Fathers and Remembering Jason Hargrove, George Floyd, Bishop Gerald Glenn on this Day”

We NEED a Revolution! Let’s Start Attacking the COVID-19 and Racism Viruses in America.

Social Justice Means Things Must Change Tamika Mallory, a social justice advocate, gave a powerful speech. She talked about what is going on, that folks are tired, and how to remedy what has transpired since the murders of George Floyd and other Black people. We sincerely hope that there will be justice for George FloydContinue reading “We NEED a Revolution! Let’s Start Attacking the COVID-19 and Racism Viruses in America.”

Lord Have Mercy! Should the U.S. President be Demanding That Churches Open Despite the Devastation of COVID-19

Notice:  Due to the murder of George Floyd, I delayed this particular post and substituted one on George, late Friday. I also have added thoughts at the end of this post about his death. This is not a Game, Lives are at Stake This virus is nothing to PLAY with, yet our President wants toContinue reading “Lord Have Mercy! Should the U.S. President be Demanding That Churches Open Despite the Devastation of COVID-19”

911: A Bigger Virus than COVID-19. Another Sacrificial Lamb, George Floyd

The Virus of Racism Greater than COVID-19 Primal SCREAM!!!!  I started this blog to help bring education and insight around the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As a doctor that was an easy topic for me. I loved learning and sharing about COVID-19. But,  today I feel angry and sad about what is going on!Continue reading “911: A Bigger Virus than COVID-19. Another Sacrificial Lamb, George Floyd”