Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Real pain

  • A year in oblivion – an artistic journey

    Mara Buck Windsor, Maine, United States   My grandmother had a saying, “What is, is. What ain’t, ain’t.” Simplistic to the core, but truth often is just that. Her saying did not apply to cancer because cancer did not run in our family. That is, not before me. It has been a couple decades since…