A new year and a new start

Over the years I have had many times where I have been under the weather, or so overwhelmed by things as to not be able to function at anywhere near a normal level.  These past six months have been like that.  Between getting my ass handed to me in August, along with the changes in doctors and clinics, I have not wanted to do anything but lay about, read, and listen to old time songs.  Plus, this past fall semester I decided to take a writing class at the local college which took more time than I had anticipated.  Thankfully, the class was on-line and I didn’t have to venture forth into the wilds of a modern day college campus.  Just going to the campus for registration was enough for me to realize how screwed up many of today’s teens and early twenty-year-olds are.

Now I am back, and I am going to push very hard to be more diligent with this blog.  I plan on bringing updates as to what has been happening in the wonderful world of public health care, along with some humor and perhaps a touching, heart rendering story along the way.

I hope that if you stumble upon this little blog you enjoy what you read, but if not, it truly is not my problem.  I write for catharsis, not for accolades or popularity.  I write as a participant and an outside viewer.  Given the state of the medical profession in America today, I also hope that what I write will open the eyes of those who do not understand the painful difficulty of dealing with public health care.

All that said, it is good to be back.  I look forward to the challenges of the next year, both personally and professionally.  I know that for every good day I have there will be two or three bad.  I have a choice to make, wallow in the bad, and bemoan what is happening to me, or face each day and fight to have a good day.  I am planning on a fight.

All I ask are prayers to fight on, and the strength to do so, so that I might make a difference in at least one person’s life.

Now, with all that said, bring on 2013, and Happy New Year!


About Joseph Ordower

I'm a middle aged, some would say curmudgeon, who is sick, tired and truly frustrated with the way things are going in a country (America) that he loves, honors and respects.
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