Yesterday, a press release about MedTees went out on the wire. Unbelieveable interest and TONS of wonderful comments by LOTS of folks, and with this came some fantastic suggestions from Bruce Rand, a moderator for a site concerned with GI disorders, particularly inflammatory bowel disease. We immedicately began posting some of his suggestions on MedTees. You can see them here.
Seems there's an incredible spirit out there, doesn't it? Folks afflicted with such tough problems, yet keeping their heads above it all. Completely and utterly awesome.
It reminds me of a story (courtesy of our church's pastor, Rev. Gil Bowen):
"One man tells how he and his wife visited an elderly woman in a hospital bed who spoke appreciatively of the light coming into her room towards the end of the day, of the colors of the flowers on the window counter, of her deep satisfaction with her life, of her pleasure in her loved ones, of her gratitude for our simple ordinary visit. On the way out, with a wink and a smile, she got me at a weak moment to contribute to our favorite charities. Then we stopped briefly at a social gathering where I met a young man in the prime of his success and health, who had so magnified some alleged, imagined, or perhaps real trickery of chicanery on the part of business associates, that he had worked himself into a rancor of bitterness, making himself a very miserable person. What a contrast. "
What's the secret then to being like the old woman? I'm not sure its the MedTees site, but perhaps it will help us keep our healh problems in perspective and continue to enjoy the good things we still have.
Have a great day-