Naming Not Blaming: A Story about a Surgery Gone Wrong

  • Cammy Lee University of Toronto


Decisions are made every day. Some are so small, seemingly insignificant, yet others are monumental, changing lives forever. This piece is about my process of healing, and how the combined efforts of mindfulness-based practices including writing, have helped me learn and grow from an event that almost killed me.

Author Biography

Cammy Lee, University of Toronto
I am currently a PhD student at OISE.  I am an ESL teacher and am also a published writer.


Lee, C. (2011). Professional Unpublished Journal.

Lee, C. (2015). “A Work-In-Progress: An Autoethnography on my Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning”. Unpublished Paper.

Michaels, A. (1996). Fugitive Pieces. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart.

How to Cite
Lee, C. (2017). Naming Not Blaming: A Story about a Surgery Gone Wrong. Ars Medica, 12(1). Retrieved from