Confessions of a Nomadic Hypochondriac

Discovering the world, one hospital and one doctor at a time.


My hospital history

Can’t fight this sinking feeling

Every twitch, every ache, and every pain would be potentially life-threatening and worth checking out immediately — if I could procure walk-in treatment, which, outside of Bangkok and Cape Town, I’ve rarely been able to do abroad.

Do you speak my language?

Sunday afternoon in the ER

Caught in a mind riot

A post-colonoscopy selfie

Struggling down under

The ambulance took more than a half hour to arrive after my brother Alexi passed out mid-sentence during lunch at Cookie, my favorite restaurant in Melbourne.

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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