Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: David Valentine

  • There is an elephant in the room

    David Valentine Rochester, New York, United States   “I’ve lost my erector spinae,” my husband said to me. “They make pills for that now,” I told him. “No, not that,” he said. “Here.” He pointed at his back. It looked more floppy than usual, but only a little. “See? My back muscles went away.” I…