Month: April 2018

  • Fireballs of the Eucharist

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    Fireballs of the Eucharist Early in my emergency medicine training, a woman came in screaming because of severe abdominal pain. She told the nurse she suffered similar pains in the past because of “fireballs of the Eucharist,” which we interpreted as fibroids in her uterus. She said she had not had a period for three…

  • A Wild Night in the Accident Room

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    A Wild Night in the Accident Room I did my emergency medicine residency training at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. It was a big, inner-city teaching hospital that was always very busy with lots of sick people to take care of. Most of the surgical and traumatic problems were taken care of in the part…

  • Guittard’s Molten Chocolate Cookies 

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    When I saw how much these Guittard baking wafers cost, I decided to make them with the Ghiradelli chocolate chips I usually use. After refrigeration, the dough came out so stiff I could hardly form it into balls. After baking, they were great. I repeated with the real Guittard and they scooped beautifully and were…

  • Meagan’s Cat

    Meagan is a paramedic who asked me for a Tad Bag. She shared this picture of her cat sitting in the bag. She shared this picture with me and I share with you.