Thanksgiving and Risk Tolerance

We have all been injured or had to come back from a surgery or procedure at some point. As we move from being very limited to getting back up to speed, we recognize and are grateful for the small things – being able to bend over and pick up a dropped pen, being able to carry a plate to the dinner table and so on. But shortly after we regain function, we quickly lose sight of how many things we take for granted every day. This is built into our DNA, the way we are “wired,” in conjunction with the healing process. If it wasn’t this way, once injured we may never venture back into whatever hurt us in the first place, each family would have only one child and our lives would be less rich. This c