Work, Stress and Personal Growth

A meditation on what is worth taking home

I had lunch recently with a woman who lives in my building, after exchanging numbers as friendly neighbors do. We were getting to know one another, and she wanted to hear more details about my work. I briefly described doing regular Ob/Gyn care, with a focus on treating pregnant women with substance use disorders. We talked about meth, fentanyl and how, during the…