I’m a physician during a pandemic. Please don’t ask me how I’m doing.
When I wear a mask over my face, I am protecting both of us.
When I wear a mask over my feelings, I am protecting both of us, too.
When you ask me, “How are you doing?” this is why I have no answer.
Four days a week, I have a (currently mostly virtual) primary care practice taking care of manageable problems, trying to teach folks how to take care of their chronic …