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Heavy Duty - October 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Wanna Get Away? Vacations do wonders for your soul. Why don't we take more of them? M y body tells me loud and clear when it's time to put down my scalpel and take some time off. Twitching eyelids. Painful canker sores in my mouth. Restless sleep. Feeling blah. That's when I know my cir- cuits are overloaded and I need to get away. Our family just returned from a wonderful week in Maine. My biggest decision was whether to have the lobster roll or lobster bisque. Eight days of rest, enjoying the outdoors and reconnecting to family did wonders for my soul. Nature hikes and plenty of fresh air were just what the doctor ordered to give my nervous system a break. I spent precious time with my wife and daughters, and caught up on important matters in their lives. Ready to get away In the days leading up to our getaway, I was edgier than a ferret on espresso. Not only was I overcommitted in surgeries, but I'd also lost my mojo for the vocation I truly love. It didn't help that the add-on cases in my last week of work were monstrosities, including a knee 1 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A Y 2 0 1 6 Cutting Remarks John D. Kelly IV, MD • REST AND RELAXATION Dr. Kelly and his family enjoyed a week's vacation this summer in Maine. John D. Kelly IV, MD

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