Out of timeBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7235.657/a (Published 04 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:657
- Ricardo S Silva, psychiatrist
- São Paulo, Brazil.
When I remember what my life was like 10 years ago, when I was beginning my training as a psychiatrist, the first things I miss aren't about age, fewer white hairs, or the blessed absence of a belly—no, there's a more subtle difference. Every memory of those years is filled with a sense of a paced leisure, a slower flux of events, deeper breaths loosely connected one to another—in other words, enough time.
What happened to me after that …