In this chapter, Gawande explains some of the physical effects of aging on our bodies from a medical perspective. It was both difficult and eye-opening to read; difficult to realize that many of these changes will soon become manifest in my own life, and eye-opening to understand what causes these changes.
I realized today that I have to start thinking in a concrete way about self promotion. This after it dawned on me that I’ll be doing a thing tomorrow and I haven’t told anyone! [insert crying/laughing emoji here]
Some sentences just bother me so much that I feel compelled to try to improve them.