The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Moore
Moore, Victoria, New Statesman (1996)
VICTORIA MOORE gets red-faced at the surgery
For the first time in years, I went to see a doctor. I try to avoid doctors because I consider them to be people who will tell me that I am diseased, rather than people who heal. Anyway, the doctor asked me about my alcohol consumption, which I already knew to be way too high.
On that particular day, I had tasted six wines the night before and drunk a shot of very nice tequila for breakfast (I was interviewing someone about his new off-licence--it wasn't my fault), so I drew a deep breath and confessed to 30 units a week. "You do know it should be no more than 14," said my doctor. I nodded, and no more was said. …
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Publication information: Article title: The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Moore. Contributors: Moore, Victoria - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 129. Issue: 4507 Publication date: October 9, 2000. Page number: 47. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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