Dr Samuel Hall on the risky business of opening up online to change how people think. I made it! When I last wrote my column I was on the brink of surgery that I’m now slowly mending from. And what an incredible month it’s been. I’ve had highs and lows, mishaps and setbacks, euphoria and dysphoria, felt elated and despairing in the same breath, and am finally beginning to settle into a more manageable pace emotionally and physically.