I am not a doctor and thank my lucky stars that I am not. The pressure must be intense. Instead I am among a much smaller group of scientists, doctors, and laymen who care more about preventing illness than treating it. None the less, some of us reach a point when doctors get full credit for saving our lives. We reach a point where prevention is no longer an option.
Here is my story, some of which was garnered in conversation with doctors, family, and friends. Because I was in la-la land. Continue reading