(Spoiler Alert) Is the mini-series “The Patient” realistic?
My review of the mini-series “The Patient” (that nobody asked for). Warning: SPOILER ALERT!
Bringer or Taker?
“The elderly couple that sat across from me hardly spoke in the twenty plus minutes we all waited together for the doctor in a small, stuffy waiting room. I recall being able to see her blue veins through her almost transparent skin and wondering how the frail man beside her could possibly care for her.”
Flies of Life
“It wasn’t until we reached the freeway, did we fully appreciate the gravity of our situation. Our daughter started yelling “Ouchy, Ouchy” and screaming out in pain. It only took a few seconds to realize that there were flies, or at least one, that was circling our daughter who was helplessly strapped in her car…
The Great Lie
“Time has given me the perspective that people, places, ideas, things, and even food, are not in themselves inherently a threat to anything or anyone. To live as such, is to limit ourselves from the very things that make life interesting. And while I cannot speak for the masses, my internal conflicts are the root…
A Nosebleed Sort of Day
“To completely discard my anxiety, my perspective must be changed about whatever sparked the anxiety in the first place. Relieving anxiety is always an inside job.”
Shrinking World Syndrome
“The smaller my world became, the more I normalized my behavior, and I became so good at justifying my lifestyle to myself and those around me that I truly thought I was in control of my life.”
With or Without Me
“You know what, it’s not your life, it’s life. Life is bigger than you, if you can imagine that. Life isn’t something that you possess, it’s something that you take part in and witness.” – Louis C.K
Sticky, Not Stuck
“Being stuck is something people and animals alike fear. Whether it is being stuck in a cage or in a dead-end career, we will do just about anything to live in the illusion that the door will one day magically swing open or that next promotion will come unsolicited.”
“The best way to avenge yourself is to not be like that.” -Marcus Aurelius
The Storm of Change
“The fisherman know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reasons for remaining ashore.” – Vincent Van Gogh