Sandra Adams

  • November 1, 2020
  • Personal Observations
The “Unheard” Part 1

We’ve all heard those patients in the lobby ask others, “How long have you been waiting?” Those patients tend to have a way of “stirring the pot” to rile everyone up. They’re the first ones to give grief to the staff and nurses. Those patients are called “high-maintenance” or “challenging.” I prefer to call these … Read more

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  • October 15, 2020
  • Personal Observations
I’m Only Here Because My Trainer Told Me I Should Come Part 2

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog to see if and how I stretch the limits of my comfort zone… To say the least, it was a difficult session for both the therapist and me. Though I tried so hard to relax and not be tense, it was a losing battle. The therapist … Read more

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  • October 1, 2020
  • Inspirational
The Story of Mr. P And His Uncontrolled COPD Part 3

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog for the conclusion of the story of Mr. P… It’s now one month after that late Christmas Eve in the office. Let’s see return to this Mission of Infusing Hope… Yes, Mr. P and his wife arrive for the appointment one month later.  The Follow Up … Read more

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  • Personal Observations
I’m Only Here Because My Trainer Told Me I Should Come Part 1

I’M ONLY HERE BECAUSE MY TRAINER TOLD ME I SHOULD COME… I walked into the office and checked in with the front desk secretary for my 3:00 pm appointment. She told me to sit down, fill out the required form, and she’d call my name shortly. So, I waited – with apprehension and discomfort. When … Read more

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  • September 15, 2020
  • Laughter Is The Best Medicine
LAUGHTER, THE BEST MEDICINE?

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are sacred to me. In my limited schedule, I don’t have the time to go home and cook. Instead, I strategically plan my meals around restaurants where I will be when I think there will be time to eat. This was late one morning and it was a rough time working … Read more

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  • August 15, 2020
  • Personal Observations
MEET MY FRIEND “JOE” Part 2

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog to see how my Mission of Infusing Hope can take hold… As a lung doctor who specializes in COPD, I came into the picture during her second hospitalization. I took this opportunity to both teach Ms. B. how to manage her condition on a daily basis. … Read more

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