A Rural Farming Physician Over the Age of 60!

Written by: Dr. Frannie Koe, MD Edited by: Breanne Brazeale I began farming in my 40s after I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I received my diagnosis at 45 and bought my farm at 46. Originally, I did not intend to buy 76 acres, but I walked on this property...

Purpose: What is it and why do we need one?

Purpose: What is it and why do we need one?

Written by: Dr. Frannie Koe, MD Edited by: Breanne Hughes I was unable to blog because of the chaos of being a medical practitioner at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was a crazy year! In the last year and a half, I have seen so many new things, and have...

Mindfulness and Putting a Stop to Negative Thoughts

Mindfulness and Putting a Stop to Negative Thoughts

During the height of the Coronavirus pandemic, I, along with many other people I know, struggled to stay positive and on track amid so many huge lifestyle changes. It was, and continues to be, hard for some folks to shut out all the negative thoughts exacerbated by an...

Dumping RA

Written by: Dr. Frannie Koe, MD Edited by: Breanne Hughes Some of you may already know that I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, or RA, which is an autoimmune disorder. Besides being a doctor, I am also a person and a patient. I share some of my personal struggles and health...

What Does it Mean to Iterate, and Why Would You Want to?

What Does it Mean to Iterate, and Why Would You Want to?

What does the word iteration, as applied to business, mean? A quick Google search gives the following definition: “Iteration in a business is the concept of repeating a process, analyzing the outcomes each time, and modifying for ultimate efficiency in hopes of...